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Farmers are being urged to familiarise themselves with tenets of the Irish Beef Sector Agreement, especially in relation to obligations for beef processors. The Beef Plan Movement is calling on farmers to keep in mind certain items of the ...
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With trials of a new cattle grading system in a number of Irish beef processing facilities demonstrating increased rates of accuracy, the Beef Plan Movement is calling for the system to be ...
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Developing an alternative future for people in peat production was the key focus of the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton, at a meeting with staff in Lough Ree Power Station, Lanesborough, Co. Longford. ...
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As milk processors prepare to reveal their prices over the coming days for October supplies, they are being called on to “immediately apply a minimum 1c/L increase” to their offerings. Tom Phelan, the National Dairy Committee chairperson ...
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There does not yet appear to be a date in sight for reconvening the Beef Market Taskforce, despite engagement between officials and the taskforce’s members and stakeholders. The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine said in ...
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One of the candidates in this month’s forthcoming presidential election for the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called for the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to take account of the “exceptional weather conditions” in the various schemes ...
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The cattle grading system in Irish beef processing facilities has been criticised and has been deemed outdated in recent times. There have also been calls made to improve the grading facilities in meat plants. According to a Department of ...
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A number of Government ministers will visit parts of the midlands affected by power station closures today, Monday, November 11, which “needs to be more than photo ops and lip service”, according to one TD from the region. Eugene Murphy, ...
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Teagasc has organised a number of events over the coming days for Science Week (November 10-17) under the programme of the ‘Festival of Farming and Food’. Science week will see some 30 events take place across eight counties, with Teagasc’...
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Officials in Turkey have stopped issuing new licences for the importation of live cattle into the country, a number of Irish exporters have confirmed to AgriLand. It is understood – for the time being – that no new licences ...
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This week, the Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA) presidential and deputy presidential candidates will take part in a total of four debates. The three presidential candidates – John Coughlan, Tim Cullinan and Angus Woods – and the two deputy presidential ...
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An information meeting for the Irish Beef Producers group will be held tonight, Monday, November 11, in Co. Cavan. The producer organisation (PO) will host the meeting at the Ballinagh Community Centre, Ballinagh, about a 10-minute ...
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Forestry Services Ltd (FSL) has announced that it has become the “first private forestry company in Ireland to achieve Dual Certification in Forest Management”. The certification was issued to FSL by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and ...
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European farming leaders have written to the incoming President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to express their concerns over “agri-bashing” and EU farmers paying the price for other policy developments. In a letter sent on Friday, ...
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Government ministers will travel to the midlands, to meet with those affected by last week’s decision resulting in an accelerated exit from peat, later today, Monday, November 11. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, will ...
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