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‘It appears that ESB is going to finish era of electricity during Moneypoint’

We have to demeanour during what a item is…it is a dual vital delivery lines between Moneypoint and Dublin. Effectively, along a easterly seashore is where a biggest direct for electricity is. These were a sentiments voiced by Fianna Fáil’s Co. Clare TD emissary Timmy Dooley who was vocalization to AgriLand in a issue of a […]

New NI mandate for dirt sampling to come into outcome in January

All grassland farms regulating chemical phosphorus fertilisers or phosphorus-rich manures – such as ornithology litter, pig farmyard fertilizer and digestate – will be compulsory to bear additional inspection before it can be practical to a land. The new rules, that come into outcome on Jan 1, 2020, will need farmers not usually to lift out dirt sampling […]

Saving time and money: ‘The early bird will locate a worm’

As a summer progresses into autumn, with stormy days creation all-too-frequent an coming once again, many farmers are deliberation a choice of speeding adult their daily treks to a fields and halving their time unprotected out in a elements. Farmers might be meddlesome in upping their time potency and assisting to palliate a daily effort […]

What weed expansion response can we design from swelling nitrogen this month?

Image source: Shane Casey It is good documented that any blade of weed that an animal cooking represents a saving on winter feed costs and will have a certain impact on a live-weight gain. Grazed weed is a cheapest feed and suckler beef farmers contingency maximize a length of a extending deteriorate (weather permitting); the event […]

Factory penalties ‘cost farmers €33 million final year’ – Cullinan

Penalties imposed by ABP, Dawn Meats, Kepak and a other factories cost farmers over €33 million final year, according to research by Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) treasurer Tim Cullinan. Cullinan’s research of how beef and suckler farmers are being penalised by a factories was published in allege of a recommencement of negotiations between a factories […]

‘We seem to be policed really heavy-handed’ – outlet managers on QPS

Following a statement yesterday, Thursday, Aug 15, from a Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS), attack out during a manners underneath a Quality Payments Scheme (QPS), a series of outlet managers have common their possess views with AgriLand. ICOS pronounced that it was “high time that a decade-old dysfunctional QPS is reviewed”, and several of a […]