Agricultural innovations for three-degree world

Micro-irrigation systems powered by solar; stress-tolerant crop varieties; weather index-based agricultural insurance schemes; and climate-informed advisories for ...

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When Santa Claus comes to town

I met Santa Claus the other night, in Kilmurry of all places. Christmas lights were being switched on, and the old boy came along for the craic.

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Marriage usually revokes a will, but divorce does not

Your current will should reflect your current life circumstances and wishes

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Prosperous 2017 for dairy farmers but low incomes persist for most farmers

Mind-boggling dairy income rise of 75% in Teagasc’s Outlook 2018: Economic Prospects for Agriculture

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Cow’s blood saved weanling after dehorning

On a Sunday morning in the autumn, I was relaxing around the house when the phone rang.

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101-acre farm with multiple assets has €2 million price tag

101-acre farm with multiple assets has €2 million price tag

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Finance Act will end threat of 6% duty on farm transfers

The confidence and supply arrangement, that agreement between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael which effectively sees Fianna Fail support the Fine Gael minority Government, ...

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Butterfat to be rated higher when calculating EBIs

The large increase in butter prices in the global dairy market, and increased labour costs on farms, have been built into formulation of the Economic Breeding Index ...

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Can’t see the wood for the trees? Why more forest is needed

Minister Michael Creed says he will avail of greater flexibility envisaged in the Common Agricultural Policy, in order to help Ireland meet climate change obligations ...

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€48.6 million savings windfall in agriculture schemes

The World Food Programme’s humanitarian and development work, and farmers in the GLAS environmental scheme, are among the main beneficiaries of a €48.6 ...

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