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Inheritance tax under the microscope
Matt Dempsey
In 2008, approximately €504,000 could be passed on tax-free between parents and children.
17 July 2024 Management
Dairy Management: late calving cows, flexible milking and protected urea
Aidan Brennan looks at the merits of milking just 13 times in the week, and examines the impact of once a day milking from now on.
10 July 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from India, Britain, Argentina and New Zealand.
Poor grass growth adding to costs of milk
Co Tyrone dairy farmer Jessica Pollock is feeding more meal, to compensate for lower grass quality.
10 July 2024 Farmer Writes
Kiwis seeking Irish homes for migrant workers
The migrant workers include dairy-farm operators, tractor drivers and even vets.
10 July 2024 News
New Zealand to treat methane differently
A new government in New Zealand has said there needs to be a fresh start and a fresh look at how their grass-based farming is treated.
10 July 2024 News
Ornua optimistic on dairy markets despite Chinese disruption
Ornua is predicting that global milk supplies will remain flat for 2024.
3 July 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from New Zealand, United States, United Kingdom and Indonesia.
26 June 2024 News
Denmark to tax farmers for livestock emissions
The environmental tax, due to come into force in 2030, aims to help the country meet climate targets.
25 June 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: managing 850 cows in New Zealand
Two years on from first featuring on the Young Stock Podcast, Zac Elkin gives an update on his farming exploits in New Zealand.
24 June 2024 Podcast
Increased Chinese dairy output unsettles export markets
With China importing significantly less dairy produce, competition for exports has increased on other markets such as North Africa.
23 June 2024 News
UK sheepmeat imports fall by almost 2,000t in April as exports down 1,700t
Higher import and export volumes were underpinned in April by the Easter and Ramadan festivals, with production and demand easing in April.
22 June 2024 News