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Beef
In pictures: 17 cow herd averaging €1,700 for Blue weanlings in Ballinrobe
Martin Merrick
Martin Shaughnessy has a typical size herd for the west of Ireland, but what is far from typical is the high-end stock he produces on it.
12 June 2024 News
River nitrates target is an ‘impossible bar’ for some
The EPA target of river nitrates levels of less than 4mg/l or 8mg/l for high and good quality water quality are very difficult to attain, according to Teagasc water catchment expert Eddie Burgess.
12 June 2024 News
Understanding N and P losses and how to avoid them
The new EPA map shows the status of all waterbodies in the country and identifies areas of concern.
Use of methane-busting additives just around the corner – Teagasc
The use of feed additives will be crucial in meeting climate targets, and is just around the corner, Teagasc has said. However, the technology is still to be accepted by the National Inventory.
12 June 2024 News
Irish Horse: reasons to be cheerful
Irish Sport Horses are making waves in the USA eventing circuit, reports Helen Sharp.
12 June 2024 Eventing
A Week in the Country
Find out what caught the eye of the Irish Country Living team this week.
Sheep Management: grass management and controlling scald
Grassland management has become much more complicated over the last 10 days, with growth rates dipping significantly and grass heading out much quicker
12 June 2024 Management
Teagasc’s campaign urges quicker adoption of water quality measures
A seven-year campaign launched by Teagasc, in collaboration with sector stakeholders, aims to improve water quality and help secure practices such as the retention of the nitrates derogation.
12 June 2024 Nitrates
Organic PO study to be ready this year
Submissions to tender for the feasibility study are currently being reviewed by Teagasc.
12 June 2024 News
Over €4m of CAP spend went to advisers last year
Teagasc topped the Knowledge Transfer beneficiaries list, with a Co Cork-based adviser coming second.
12 June 2024 News
EPA results don’t bode well for derogation case - Teagasc specialist
The EPA target of river nitrates levels of less than 4mg/l or 8mg/l for high and good-quality water quality are very difficult to attain, according to Teagasc water catchment expert Eddie Burgess.
12 June 2024 News
Aurivo to host five farm profitability walks with water quality focus
Milk suppliers who have signed up for Aurivo’s half a cent per litre sustainability bonus, will achieve the one of their three optional measures of 'attending a water training event annually'.
12 June 2024 News