AgriLand’s top stories this week

National Ploughing Championships Launch 2013: Check out the AgriLand National Ploughing Championships News Hub
The Race is On, IFA Elections: Check out the AgriLand IFA Presidential Elections News Hub
Winner of FBD Young Farmer of the Year: The Buckleys of Bantry reach for the Macra stars

All things payments: Minister, clawback fines must be paid, hope of early SFP, coupling non-committal and 22 September set for DAS payment

All things breeding: World-class ICBF programmes step up a gear
All things Teagasc: New principals for Teagasc Clonakilty and Ballyhaise Colleges
All things innovation: Ireland’s next-generation herd
All things dairy: The great gold rush, Kerrygold to invest €10.5m to drive dairy expansion
All things septic tanks: First failures in septic tank checks
All things Fonterra: World’s largest milk powder dryer kicks into gear

All things respect: Tributes to Sean MacConnell, an authoritative voice of Irish agriculture
All things wonderful: Cootehill Mart reopens after 12 years, business booming
All thing beef: Bord Bia goes Dutch, new campaign to promote Irish beef
All things fodder: Delay in fodder payment to co-ops, paperwork woes
All things social media: This week’s farmer of the tweet was Hushabye Farm
All things great: Kerry Foods to increase Irish pig meat purchases, IFA
All things legal advice: Potholes, neighbours and the law

The National Tillage Crops Forum 2013:

Watch out next week for: Lely, the next-generation and ABP Group ceo to address agri-science conference. AgriLand will be reporting live in both Amsterdam and Waterford.

And don’t forget Ireland’s Grass Growth update and the latest Grass Management Updates out daily!

A busy week, enjoy the read!

Yours in farming,
The AgriLand Team