Search results for "EPA"

  • Lambs grange

    Department issue key advice to sheep farmers on parasites

    April is a key month in the year for sheep farmers in their fight against parasites (Nematodirosis). Internal parasites cause major production and economic losses in sheep flocks. Gastro intestinal worms have been shown to reduce lamb growth rates...

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  • Moundsmere Farming Company has been impressed with the long-lasting performance of Michelin’s AxioBib tyres

    Long life tyres help reduce tyre repair costs

    When the dealer who fits your tractor tyres calls to ask if you’ve moved your business elsewhere, you’ll know that they’re lasting longer than expected. According to Michelin that is what happened at Moundsmere Farming Company, a...

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    Mayo farmers prepare for abolition of milk quotas

    Teagasc in Co Mayo started a 25-hour Introduction Course to Dairy Farming, one year in advance of the abolition of milk quotas. This date clearly marks a new beginning for many farmers in the Mayo region who are...

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  • Omagh-based accountant Seamus McCaffrey

    Preparing 2014 accounts – tax advice for farmers in Northern Ireland

    Omagh-based accountant Seamus McCaffrey has told AgriLand that many farmers in Northern Ireland are now starting to finalise their accounting records as a basis for completing their 2014 Tax Returns.  Revenue & Customs have introduced some changes...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • business agriland

    The business of research to the fore at Moorepark

    Teagasc‘s research and development hub in Moorepark, Co Cork is a hive of commercial activity and this is growing from strength to strength. Plans are under way to invest more than €10m in Moorepark Technology Limited to upgrade...

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  • Hedgerow connectivity with scrub woodland, Co. Leitrim

    Department clarifies position on storm damage ‘Force Majeure’

    Speaking following a meeting with senior officials of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Patrick Rohan, Chairperson of ICMSA’s Farm Services and Environment Committee, said that the Department had clarified a number of issues for ICMSA...

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  • farm safety (Small)

    Department to issue farm safety message, as farm tragedies mount

    The Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine, in conjunction with the Health & Safety Authority, is to issue a Farm Safety message to all farmers. Minister for Agriculture, Food & Marine, Simon Coveney, TD, said “Farming continues...

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  • shutterstock_Tuberculosis

    Department responds to new TB revelations

    The Department of Agriculture has issued AgriLand with a direct response in the wake of yesterday’s revelations to the effect that tighter interpretations of the TB testing and animal movement regulations have been implemented since the beginning...

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  • forest

    Department clarifies position on storm damage

    The Department of Agriculture has clarified a number of issues in relation to farmland damaged during recent storms and how this will be addressed in inspections in the coming year. Speaking following a meeting with senior officials,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • innovation agriland

    Department spent €9.9m on external IT services in 2013

    The Department of Agriculture spent €9.9m on external IT consultancies contractors and outsourcing last year. The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, released the figures in response to a parliamentary question recently. In outlining the figures he said: “Information and...

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  • Shutterstock

    Less options for sheep farmers as Kepak Hacketstown closes

    Kepak Group has informed staff at its Hacketstown, Co Carlow lamb abattoir this afternoon that it is to cease operations at the site from 6 March 2014. The group reviewed a number of options in consultation with...

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    Minister outlines Departments action on Climate Change

    With EU framework on climate and energy for 2030 announced recently, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney recently outlined the measures his department is taking to mitigate climate change. Legislation under the Climate Action and Low Carbon Bill...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • sheep (2)

    IFA to meet Kepak on Hacketstown plant

    Irish Farmers Association (IFA) sheep chairman John Lynskey said sheep farmers are very concerned over any significant change or reduction in slaughtering capacity. John Lynskey said the IFA has arranged a meeting with senior Kepak management regarding...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Ewes & lambs on grass. Photo O'Gorman Photography.

    Kepak Group undertakes Hacketstown plant review, 50 jobs at risk

    Kepak Group has informed staff at its Kepak Hacketstown, Co Carlow plant that, as part of an overall examination of its meat division operating structures, it is to undertake a review of the Hacketstown business to examine...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • meat processing

    Ammonia leak probe under way at Kepak

    Kepak is investigating a minor leak of ammonia at its largest meat processing plants in the country. The incident occurred at 10.30pm last Sunday, 19 January, in a cold storage area of its Watergrasshill facility in Cork....

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Vet

    Department of Agriculture given a week to resolve inspections dispute

    The Impact trade union is giving management within the Department of Agriculture a week to meet with its representatives, before it steps up the industrial action, commenced earlier today by 600 inspectors. “Our action to date has in no...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Agriculture Department’s photography costs €30k

    The Department of Agriculture‘s photography budget topped €30k in three years. Photographers are booked for the purpose of recording key events attended by ministers, such as the launch of schemes and programmes, new initiatives and visits by...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Dairy Cows Grazing

    Body condition scoring key, latest advice from Moorepark

    Now is the time to start managing the body condition score (BCS) of cows to ensure optimal body condition score at calving this spring. This is the latest dairy advice from Teagasc Moorepark. Body condition scoring is an...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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