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EU called on to act now to avoid ‘fertiliser crisis’ in 2022

EU called on to act now to avoid ‘fertiliser crisis’ in 2022

The European Commission is being called on to “immediately address” the fertiliser market to prevent a “fertiliser crisis” next year....

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Suckler farmers: October 1 BEEP deadline approaching

Suckler farmers: October 1 BEEP deadline approaching

Farmers have been reminded that the deadline for feacal egg testing as part of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme (BEEP)...

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Bord Bia ‘ready to hit the ground running’ in China

Bord Bia ‘ready to hit the ground running’ in China

Bord Bia has welcomed the signing of formal protocols which have advanced the case for the export of sheepmeat and...

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BSE case confirmed on farm in England

BSE case confirmed on farm in England

A single case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset, England, the UK’s Department...

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Autumn is the ideal time to complete soil sampling

Autumn is the ideal time to complete soil sampling

Using soil sampling to correct soil pH offers many benefits to farmers. This article will look at what those benefits...

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Ewe lambs outshining hogget ewes at marts

Ewe lambs outshining hogget ewes at marts

The trade for ewe lambs at marts is strongly outdoing that of the trade for hogget ewes at sales. Speaking...

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Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Austin Rothwell is a self confessed Ford tractor fanatic, especially those models with six cylinders under the bonnet, although he...

10:30am

49% of Irish firms focusing more on sustainability after Covid-19

49% of Irish firms focusing more on sustainability after Covid-19

Almost half of Irish businesses are placing a greater priority on sustainability for their firms now than before Covid-19, according...

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Bull attack leads mother to plea for Air Ambulance funding

Bull attack leads mother to plea for Air Ambulance funding

A Tipperary woman whose son benefited from the services of the Irish Community Air Ambulance after a bull attack, is...

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Gourmet sausage, burger sauce, cookies: Winners of Grow with Aldi announced

Gourmet sausage, burger sauce, cookies: Winners of Grow with Aldi announced

Aldi Ireland has announced the six winning producers of this year’s Grow with Aldi programme. From gourmet sausage to cookies,...

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Pics and prices: Brisk trade for ewe lambs at Tuam Mart

Pics and prices: Brisk trade for ewe lambs at Tuam Mart

On Tuesday evening (September 14) Tuam Mart held its weekly sale of sheep, which saw close to 2,400 sheep on...

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Protocols signed for sheepmeat and breeding pig access to China

Protocols signed for sheepmeat and breeding pig access to China

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced that “significant advances” have been made in gaining access...

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Beef focus: Producing suckler progeny and wind energy in NI

Beef focus: Producing suckler progeny and wind energy in NI

Farming near Tempo in Co. Fermanagh, Darren Foy runs a suckler operation with a small-scale wind turbine on the farm...

5:50am

Production of flukicide Trodax ceased

Production of flukicide Trodax ceased

Boehringer Ingelheim has confirmed to Agriland that it has ceased the production of the flukicide Trodax. The flukicide, which will...

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Wexford duo claim national titles as 90th ‘Ploughing’ draws to close

Wexford duo claim national titles as 90th ‘Ploughing’ draws to close

Wexford duo Martin Kehoe and Dan Donnelly are national champions as the 90th “Ploughing” came to a close in Co....

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Shoppers corral loose heifers for an hour…in Naas carpark

Shoppers corral loose heifers for an hour…in Naas carpark

A number of heifers who managed to find their way into a bustling carpark in Naas, Co. Kildare, and one...

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Carbon targets ‘will be challenging’ for agriculture – Taoiseach

Carbon targets ‘will be challenging’ for agriculture – Taoiseach

With additional reporting by Stella Meehan Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that the carbon budget planned for agriculture and other...

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International businesses contact Teagasc about trading carbon

International businesses contact Teagasc about trading carbon

Teagasc has confirmed that a number of businesses involved in the trading of carbon credits, have been in contact with...

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