• 514 Fendt 724 Vario tractors at €246,000 each.
  • A 517hp Fendt Vario 1050.

  • 4.2m bales of silage at €30 each. Never have to worry about another fodder crisis.
  • 95 anaerobic digester plants at €1.3m euro each.
  • Teagasc's anaerobic digestor nearing completion in Grange, Co Meath. \ Thomas Hubert

  • 1.5m rolls of standard silage wrap at €80 each. That’s 2.3m kilometres of silage wrap.
  • 9.7m boxes of lambing gloves at €13 each. That’s 976m gloves.
  • Five Lambs born to a Suffolk ewe by a Charollais ram on John Mannion's farm in Abbeyknockmoy, Co Galway. \David Ruffles

  • 10,500 acres of dairy farmland in New Zealand at €12,000/ac.
  • Almost 4% of Co Cavan. You could buy 18,630 acres of land at €6,817/ac, the 2016 average for this area. That works out at nearly 4% of the total area of Co Cavan.
  • 1.5m tonnes of turf at €90/t. Never have to worry about the hardship of footing turf ever again, although finding room to store it could be a problem.
  • 121,000 in-calf Jersey/Freisen heifers at €1,050/head. Hop on the dairy expansion bandwagon.
  • 40.9m copies of the Irish Farmers Journal. This would buy a copy of each week’s paper for the next 787,000 years. Sorted.
  • Agricultural Science student at the Sacred Heart School Westport, fundraising with Christmas jumper Day for S.V.P Westport, taking break at lunchtime to read the Irish Farmers Journal.

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