AgriLand’s top stories this week

Here’s AgriLand’s Top Stories this week

All things dairy expansion:Middle East dairy contracts under way, as minister hints of long-term milk pricing
All things Ploughing: Lely’s live robotic milking cows are on the move
All things harvest: Historic bonanza harvest for Bord na Móna
All things innovation: AgriLand to live stream Ploughing 2013

All things Europe: Talk of compulsory dairy income insurance at EU post-Quota debate
All things court: Corkman pleads guilty to numerous bovine disease, animal ID offences
All things awards: 14 dairy farms milk it in NDC Kerrygold Awards 2013

All things life: Keep a good pace and walk on
All things business: Kepak Group to acquire majority shareholding in McCarren & Company
All things biomass: Biomass plant in Offaly aims to add €7m pa in revenues for farmers

All things meaty: Lilywhite Butchers top of the league
All things jobs: Job losses set for Glanbia
All things organic: World’s largest vertical farm is certified organic
All things beef: Live exports key to competitive beef prices – Minister

All Opinions
Carving out a niche for the Irish lamb industry
Efficient contract rearing key to dairy expansion
The €598 steak

Budget 2014
Investment in agriculture key to economic recovery, IFA
Budget 2014 farm lobby

The View from Teagasc
Profitable dairying – the Teagasc Ballyhaise experience
Improving beef quality and profitability
Buying feed on a per acre basis is fraught with error, Teagasc

The View from Northern Ireland
Continuing interest in photovoltaic panels
New partnership to eradicate TB launched
UFU president elected to top European position
Fodder planning for this winter

What’s new
Turn2Me partners with AgriLand in the rollout of its digital counselling service

Exciting developments
For the first time ever the National Ploughing Championships will be live streamed and you can catch all the action on AgriLand.
Interviews with Ireland’s leading farming and political figures are set, so too with representatives from the European Commission on all things Common Agriculture Policy Reform.
In addition, features on all the activities are planned, including celebrity and sport interviews with top rugby and GAA stars.It is AgriLand’s vision to bring the power of the internet to the farming community in Ireland and the Irish diaspora worldwide, a new dawn.
So from the comfort of your couch, the field or on-the-go, you will be able to watch all the action at the Ploughing live on AgriLand.

Yours in farming

The AgriLand Team

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