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There are many things that dairy farmers can do at farm level to make their farm more resilient to the challenges facing the industry. One area with huge scope to improve nationally was raised by Teagasc’s Brendan Horan, during one ...
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Although grass is aplenty on many farms, poor ground conditions are preventing cattle from grazing these pastures. This, in turn, has led to many farmers being forced to house their animals due to the heavy and almost persistent ...
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Lely Center Mullingar and AIB, in association with Pat Farrelly, Alan Stephenson and Ronan Nestor, are hosting three open days on their respective farms next week to showcase how robotic milking works for them. The open days will be taking ...
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The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that it will make a “detailed submission” to the public consultation on the transposition of the EU’s Unfair Trading Practices (UTP) Directive.
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The sale of Newpark House, The Curragh, Co. Kildare, on circa 180ac, generated strong interest at auction, with the hammer dropping at €3.2 million, equating to an overall price per acre of €17,700, according to Jordan Auctioneers, Newbridge. With an attendance of 60 ...
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Machines will be motoring in the midlands – Co. Laois to be precise – next weekend with two separate tractor runs – one general tractors and one vintage vehicles – in the pipeline. First up, the sixth annual Errill Charity Tractor ...
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Kenny O’Donnell is a sheep farmer from Belmullet, Co. Mayo, where he operates a flock of pedigree Lleyn ewes. The Mayo native also runs a flock of Blackface Mountain ...
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It wasn’t just an average silage pick up in Stratford, Co. Wicklow, when AgriLand visited John Wynne’s farm in early September. The dairy, beef and tillage farmer was trying something different. Ahead of the ...
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An Ivel ‘Agricultural Motor’ – from 1903 – sold for a whopping £310,000 (no VAT; plus 6% buyer’s commission) today (Saturday, October 19) at an auction in England. The ‘tractor’ changed hands at today’s Cheffins’ Cambridge Vintage Sale at Sutton (...
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A County 1474 TW sold for a very considerable £94,000 (no VAT; plus 6% buyer’s commission) today (Saturday, October 19) at an auction in England. The tractor changed hands at today’s Cheffins’ Cambridge Vintage Sale at Sutton (England). ...
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The vote on the revised withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU, which was scheduled to take place today, Saturday, October 19, will now not take place following the passing of an amendment to the agreement. The Letwin amendment ...
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A County tractor sold for a very considerable £132,000 (plus VAT; plus 6% buyer’s commission) today (Saturday, October 19) at an auction in England. Most notably, the tractor was bought by an Irish man. The tractor changed hands at today’...
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Crotanstown Stud, located at Crotanstown, Curragh, Co. Kildare, is an historic estate, sharing an important social, cultural and historical association with the equestrian activities in this region. On 8ac of land, it is currently for sale by private treaty ...
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The top spring-calving herds are utilising 2.3t DM/ha or 27% more grass than the average spring milk producer, according to the Teagasc 2018 profit monitor analysis. The analysis was based on a group of 1,390 spring-calving dairy farmers with the ...
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Northern Ireland’s food and drink industry can continue to grow despite the challenge posed by Brexit if politicians are willing to work together to champion the sector, political leaders were told at the 23rd Northern Ireland Food and ...
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