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Technology Villages at BEEF 2024
Adam Woods
Paul Crosson takes a look at some of technology villages at BEEF 2024
18 June 2024 News
Soil sensor 'will help farmers optimise fertiliser use'
The sensor provides farmers with real-time insights into changing soil conditions, helping them to optimise fertiliser, reduce nutrient losses and environmental impacts.
12 June 2024 News
John Deere updates walker combines
Deere has replaced its T500 and T600 combines with four T5 five-walker and four T6 six-walker models. Updates include the X9 cab, a new engine, larger grain tanks and enhanced precision ag technology.
Prawn shells can stop algal blooms in NI
Chitosan has binding properties which could be used to treat blue-green algae that has grown in Lough Neagh, a committee of MLAs has been told.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
UCD appoints manager to drive new agri innovation programme
AgTechUCD has announced the appointment of Edel Mitchell as senior manager of he new Food and Food and Agriculture Sustainable Technology Innovation Programme in UCD.
12 June 2024 News
New Zealand scraps plan to tax farm emissions
Legislation will be introduced later this month to remove agriculture, animal processors and fertiliser companies from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
12 June 2024 News
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore Farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
11 June 2024 News
Live demonstration of ‘revolutionary’ new soil station at Cereals Show
The technology is being used across Europe and accurately measures nutrient movement through the soil to help growers make better decisions about when to apply fertiliser to optimise nutrient uptake.
10 June 2024 News
Department seeks farmer views for redesign of AgFood website
Farmers will be asked about their experiences of AgFood to date, some basic questions about themselves and their use of technology.
8 June 2024 News
Energy and Farm Diversification Show to take place on 18 July
Minister McConalogue has launched the Energy and Farm Diversification Show 2024, which will take place on Thursday 18 July at Gurteen Agricultural College.
6 June 2024 News
Food security does not mean full self-sufficiency - Commission
A high-level briefing from the EU Commission acknowledged the challenge for European farmers, and said that agriculture is a priority issue for the EU in external trade negotiations.
5 June 2024 News
A View from China: optimism brewing in pig industry
China’s Animal Husbandry Expo was overshadowed by news of the minister of agriculture being put under investigation, writes Ian Lahiffe.
29 May 2024 Viewpoints