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Farm Tech Talk: beef price, sheep scheme and calves
Jack Kennedy
Factory beef prices, the new €8/ewe sheep scheme and the commercial beef value of calves feature in this week's show.
19 April 2024 News
Kerry supplier group has PO status recognised
The Munster Dairy Producer Organisation (MDPO) has had its PO status recognised.
19 April 2024 News
EU considers derogation for farmers to spread digestate
A public consultation has been launched on amending the nitrates directive to allow this.
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
19 April 2024 Breeding & health
IFA demands urgent intervention as sheep kills increase
The lack of robust enforcement of existing laws continues to allow dogs to run riot on farms across the country, IFA sheep chair Adrian Gallagher has said.
19 April 2024 News
Carbery lifts March milk price and gives weather bonus
Carbery and the four west Cork co-ops have announced a weather support bonus.
19 April 2024 News
Lakeland Dairies to host major water quality event
Lakeland Dairies will host a major information and education event on the importance of protecting and enhancing water quality next month.
19 April 2024 News
News Podcast: cow exit scheme, bale silage costs and milk price outlook
Following nearly a year and a half of consideration, any idea of a dairy cow reduction or exit scheme has been taken off the table.
19 April 2024 News
Agri sector making 'more progress' than others to reduce emissions - Taoiseach
This progress, Simon Harris argued, is despite the fact that people keep on "finger wagging" at farmers.
19 April 2024 News
EPA slashes emissions estimate for grasslands
The move came after scientific studies published last year found emissions from peat grasslands to be significantly overestimated.
19 April 2024 Climate and environment
McConalogue to pay €30,000 to driver for unfair dismissal
A WRC adjudicator has ordered the Minister to pay his former driver €30,000 compensation for his unfair dismissal which came into force on Christmas Day 2022. Gordon Deegan reports.
19 April 2024 News
Australian farmer digs mass grave for flock of 3,000 sheep
Wayne Smith of Caluka Farms in Western Australia said it is more humane to slaughter the sheep than to leave them go thirsty or hungry.
19 April 2024 News