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Ibec industry body Forest Industries Ireland (FII) launched its General Election 2020 manifesto for political parties yesterday, Thursday, January 23. In the document, FII calls on all political parties to assist it in supporting the Climate ...
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The Green Party has homed in on “harmful subsidies” which include reduced rates of excise on marked “green” agricultural diesel, and supports for peat cutting in its latest pre-election statement. In a statement today, Friday, January 24, ...
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The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) will travel to Westminster in March in an effort to highlight concerns surrounding food imports to the UK post-Brexit. Speaking to AgriLand today, Friday, January 24, the president of the organisation, Ivor ...
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Jeremiah Dineen claimed the Dairygold Malting Barley Grower of the Year Award for 2019. The announcement was made at today’s (Friday, January 24) Dairygold Tillage Conference at Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork. Jeremiah hails from Ovens Valley and farms with ...
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Fianna Fáil has committed to “ensuring a fair price for farmers” if it gets into Government, after the party launched its 2020 General Election manifesto, today, Friday, January 24. Fianna Fáil says that it “will deliver policies ...
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Worrying livestock, especially sheep during lambing season, is a very serious concern for farmers, the local authority in counties Armagh and Down has warned. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough (ABC) Council issued a warning ...
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Dairygold announced a contract price of €205/t (at 20% moisture content) for beans for the 2020 season at the company’s conference this afternoon, January 24. The announcement was made by Dairygold’s head of agri business, Liam O’Flaherty, and ...
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Irish farmers and contractors will get their “first look” at some of the newest Claas tractors and harvesters to arrive in Ireland next week, as agricultural machinery dealer Kelly’s of Borris prepares to hold three “monster open days”. ...
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In the lead up to the 2020 General Election, Cavan Macra na Feirme will be hosting a panel discussion featuring the candidates running in the region. The event will take place next Wednesday, January 29, at Lower Lavey Community ...
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The National Trust North Coast Conservation team have revealed ambitions to return grazing livestock to one of the bays at the Giant’s Causeway. The bay is known as Portnaboe (meaning ‘bay of the cow’…or cows), which is ...
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ABP’s by-product division, Advanced Proteins, has announced the acquisition of the John Pointon and Sons animal by-products and proteins business. Located in Staffordshire, England, on an 80ac site, John Pointon and Sons is the ...
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As we head towards the lambing season it is important to focus on ewe nutrition to ensure optimum flock performance. The ewe’s rapidly growing foetus and hormonal changes reduce intakes and rumen capacity at a time of increased nutrient ...
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The future funding of the National Reserve will “come under scrutiny” in the coming years, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA). Lorcan McCabe, the association’s deputy president, was speaking after the announcement yesterday, ...
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Investigations are ongoing following a heinous act of animal cruelty earlier this week where a horse was stabbed to death. Confirming the news to AgriLand, a spokesperson for An Garda ...
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The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has announced plans to carry out 300 on-farm inspections beginning on Monday, January 27. A statement from the HSA outlined that the inspections will be focused primarily on working safely with livestock. According to ...
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