Top Stories This Week

Here’s AgriLand’s Top Stories this week

All things innovationIreland leading in cow genetics profitability research
All things FSAI: FSAI slams pizza reports
All things wind farm1,000 farmers sign Midlands wind farm contracts, committee hears
All things planning: IFA confirms significant wind farm uptake

All things life: Keep watch, stay in tune – Turn2me
All things greatBig reduction in TB
All things wishful: New John Deere tractors, baler make debut

All things export: 17 Irish agri-food firms eye German business
All things feed: 10 tips when buying feed
All things agri-business: ABP makes its presence felt at world’s biggest food trade fair

All things forestry: Significant ash dieback find in Leitrim as outbreak spreads
All things Bord Bia: ‘Irish beef exports to Germany double in three years’
All things vehicles: ICSA: Increase in commercial vehicle testing fee will hit farmers

All things cash: Fodder payout under way
All thing quota: Hundreds of dairy farmers apply for milk quota
All things Kepak: Quick, hot and tasty, key ingredients for Kepak success

All things emissions: EPA finds agriculture emissions increased by 3%
All things milk: European milk market monitoring agency under way

Teagasc National Beef Conference
All things Angus: Angus beef from a Friesian dairy herd: a farmers’ experience
All things Calves: Rearing healthy beef calves
All things Advisors: ‘Teagasc has lost 40% advisors as it relies more on private funding’
All things Genetics: Ireland leading in cow genetics profitability research

Environmental Protection Agency GMO Technology Conference
All things GM Crops: Assessing the impact of GM crops to Irish agriculture
All things GM Food: EU expert notes scepticism of GM food technology

Green Foundation Ireland Conference
All things Food: Food for Thought
All things Safety: Food safety is like a sleeping volcano’
All things Horsemeat: Think-in hears of horsemeat scandal effects

The View from Northern Ireland
All things DiversificationDiversification – helping farm families to successfully face the future
All things Trees: Expansion of Ramorum Disease in larch trees
All things cash: £10m agri-food loans up for grabs

All talk, Opinions
All things Dairy Expansion: Get herd quality right before expansion
All things Dairy Auction Milk Price: Dispelling dairy auction price myths
All things IFA: ‘Minister must deliver new investment for farming in Budget 2014’
All things ICMSA: ‘Price outlook positive but superlevy looming’

What’s new:
AgriLand has linked up with Bord Bia to showcase the best of Irish. Here’s the first in our new series

Recipe for Success: IASC Irish Shellfish Butter

A good weekend read!

Yours in farming

The AgriLand Team