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A total of 20 farmer protests outside meat processing plants across the country have now officially stood down, AgriLand understands. Tonight, Saturday, September 21, a number of protesters – that purport to be mediators for some of the individual farmers – have ...
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The national representatives of the Independent Farmers of Ireland, formed in recent weeks to represent protesters outside meat factories around the country, have moved to quell rumours that there has been a change in representation of the group. ...
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The Beef Plan Movement is again calling on all protesters to “cease picketing” at meat processing sites across the country, in order to allow “the benefits” of the recent Irish Beef Sector Agreement to be explained to all those ...
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In 2018, total live exports of cattle increased by over 30% – compared to 2017 – to 246,000 head. This growth trend has continued into 2019 with live exports already totaling 244,000 up to the week ending September 8. This is up from 204,000 for the ...
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The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020 proposals make it compulsory for EU member states to provide farm advisory services on land and farm management to farmers and other beneficiaries of CAP support. As regards the CAP 2021-2027 negotiations ...
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It is hard to believe that autumn is only around the corner and that it is already time for farmers to put measures in place to prevent pneumonia during the winter period. Pneumonia is one of the ...
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After almost eight weeks of protest, the individual farmers that have held a picket line outside Kepak Athleague in Co. Roscommon have decided to stand down. In a statement issued this morning, Saturday, September 21, on behalf of the farmers ...
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The Irish food and agri-food sector should be slow in moving away from the UK market even in the event of a no-deal Brexit. This was according to Tánaiste Simon Coveney who was addressing a Fine Gael event ...
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When two Co. Limerick brothers set up a small firewood business back in 2011, little did they realise how the initiative would contribute to environmental sustainability and set them right on course for a trip back to the future. Meanwhile,
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A circa 46ac roadside holding at Clonerkin, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, is for sale by auction. The lands are located in a picturesque part of south Co. Wicklow, 4km from Ballinaclash, 8km from both Rathdrum and Aughrim. It is ...
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The “rally” evident in the latest spot prices has been described as “further evidence of what the price sleight-of-hand” employed by processors and co-ops in setting price for August milk”. The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association’s (...
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Two Limerick brothers are paving the way in this country for the introduction of biomass centres and putting firewood at the heart of the decarbonising effort while they are at it. Jack (21) and Nick Jr. (18) operate Cotter Bros Firewood – ...
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Joe Healy – the president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) – called on grain merchants, co-ops and compound feed mills to support tillage farmers with a strong grain price this harvest. Healy was speaking at the National Ploughing Championships on Thursday, ...
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A total of one meat processing plant has been penalised for non-compliance regarding carcass trimming so far this year, according to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. To date there have been over 400 inspections ...
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Gardaí were called to the scene of a road incident earlier this evening, Friday, September 20, where a tractor overturned on a motorway. The incident took place near Naas, Co. Kildare close to Junction 10 on the M7 ...
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