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Official figures show the number of cattle slaughtered in Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine approved beef plants fell to 36,623 head last week. This is a decrease of 266 head on the previous week and some 418 head less ...
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There was a large change in the amount of malt imported into Ireland this year. Approximately 68,591t of malt were imported in 2019, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This is a significant increase from 2018 when an ...
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We are entering the thick of the calving season on dairy farms across the country, and as the number of calves on farms begins to grow, so does the risk of a scour outbreak. Scour is the leading cause of ...
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A breakfast event will be held next week in Naas to explore the gender balance in the agri-food sector, with a number of prominent figures in attendance. The event is titled ‘Striking the Gender Balance in Irish ...
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The coming disruption to knackery services is “the last thing farmers need”, according to the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA). Hugh Farrell, the association’s animal health and welfare chairperson, was speaking following the announcement ...
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The EU’s ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy is now open to public feedback through the European Commission’s website. The feedback period began on Monday of this week, February 17, and will run for ...
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Glanbia Ireland’s director of ingredients, Aoife Murphy, told attendees at the Glanbia Ireland Grain Quality Awards – which were held today, February 20 – about some exciting news coming down the tracks. €15 ...
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It’s that time of the week again for FarmLand – AgriLand‘s weekly video show – which returns this evening, Thursday, February 20, for the fourth episode of its 2020 season. This week’s show reflects on some ...
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A “fully loaded” car and horsebox trailer notched up a “full house” of roadworthiness defects – being summed up as a “dangerous death trap” by the police officers that stopped it. Discovered in the rural area ...
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Abbey Property is currently offering for sale this circa 16ac residential farm, with a slatted shed and outbuildings, and a four-bedroom house. Not only this, but there is the option to further purchase 37ac in two blocks if ...
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Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed is being called on to ensure that fallen animals are collected from farms, following a decision from the Animal Collectors’ Association (ACA) to cease animal collection from next ...
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Met Éireann has issued two Status Yellow weather warnings for wind and rain in the west of the county, which will be valid from ...
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I think it is necessary to give some balance following the letter you published slating the greyhound industry on Tuesday [February 18, 2020].
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A new addition to the JCB Loadall telescopic handler range is aimed specifically for the livestock farming sector, according to the British machinery giant. Dubbed the Loadall 532-60 AGRI, the machine – in the words of John Smith, ...
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Ross and Alison Hendy of Cloncrane Farm have taken the coveted title of the Glanbia Ireland 2019 Grain Supplier of the Year Award for 2019. The Hendy’s who are from Clonbollogue, outside Tullamore in Co. Offaly, were ...
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