Top Stories This Week

Co-op mergers key for dairy expansion – minister
Strathroy applies for NDC membership
Mart mergers on the cards after TLT receivership

The green emergence takes hold
Brand Ireland is key, Coca Cola vice-president

Claas comes out on top at Agritechnica
Economics of weight gain

BoI approval rate for farmers expansion running at 80 per cent
Efficient milk production on Ardboe dairy farm

Industry on red alert over sales of unregistered milk
Origin reports revenue fall

On the IFA presidential hustings
Nutrition, breeding, genetics key to sheep herd health 

Cold weather to dominate this week
New farmer charter group set up, review set for January 

EirGrid concerns top of ICMSA agenda at annual meeting
Renwick to speak at IFA rally in Mullingar

Key €1bn mackerel talks under way in Cork
Agriculture plays a key role in the Irish economy

Agri-industry open day at Alltech’s new European headquarters
Saddle up as national equine conference set for Tullamore 

Veterinary nurses celebrate in style
Vet highlights the significance of sub-clinical ketosis in dairy herds

Dairy quality assurance scheme, how it will work
Perennial grasses for marginal soils

‘Reducing carbon footprint will drive farm efficiency’
The history of Arrabawn Co-Op
Sustainability key to EPA research

Factory prices for steers, heifers and cows
A stitch in time #smartfarming
Relief for farmers and accountants as Govt u-turn on early tax returns

Farming is the biggest job on the earth, John Deere
Relief for farmers and accountants as Govt u-turn on early tax returns 

Dose now to control Liver Fluke
£213m SFP for December as huge numbers in NI move to online applications

Multiple awards for Lemken at Agritechnica
Chapter One awarded Irish Dairy Board Listowel Food Book of the Year 2013

NC Engineering joins Britains’ Hall of Fame
‘New load restrictions will cause massive disruption’
Calving heifers at 24 months explained – Teagasc

Good Food Ireland
Ireland never had its food so good
Vision for good success
The green emergence takes hold

TLT International
Honouring animal sales at TLT will be dealt with – Taoiseach
Three domestic, one foreign buyers eye TLT International 

Pig Meat
IFA calls for pigmeat labelling laws as FSAI insists legislation is clear
IFA to meet FSAI on pig mislabelling

Imported pigmeat debacle – Love Irish Foods responds

ICMSA annual general meeting
Minister seeks compromise over pylon dispute
No holds barred for ICMSA president at AGM

Veterinary Ireland AGM
Full enforcement of the law required for imported animals, Veterinary Ireland
‘Agriculture industry could gain €200m if meat plants equipped for veterinary feedback’

IFA elections
Every IFA vote will count
On the IFA presidential hustings #IFAElections
On the IFA deputy presidential hustings

DCU Ryan Academy
The academy of success
Lively debate at Ryan Academy think-in

It’s decision time on CAP
Success is no fluke
Grasstec: Important grazing decisions
Does size really matter in the food supply chain?
Putting the food chain back into balance

And God bless don’t forget AgriLand is growing

Have a good weekend, yours in farming

The AgriLand team