The Fendt e100 Vario is the first practical, battery-powered tractor which can be used in normal operation for a full working day without the need to recharge, claims the AGCO/ Fendt tractor manufacturer.

Farmland in key location

A 71-acre roadside farm in North Cork, which is listed with Mallow-based O’Connell Auctioneers, seems to have almost everything going for it.

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Recent weather allows opportunity for liming

Lime best spread in autumn, if ground condition is OK

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Hard graft sees Kevin and Liz feted by the food industry

A couple have received a top food award a year after setting up their business, writes Majella Flynn.

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Opportunity to boost exports to Japan and South Korea

With another year of significant export growth looking likely — against the odds, it must be said — our emboldened food industry has taken on a very ambitious target: ...

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Upward trend in beef prices

The factories are finding that they are having to concede a shade more for stock this week as the pressure continues to get supplies, despite a good increase in ...

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CCTV a welcome step in war on crime

The ICSA has welcomed the Government’s investment of €3m on rural CCTV cameras, but it also wants a tougher stance with criminals.

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Dairy boosts output and cuts carbon footprint

Ireland has broken the link between increased agricultural output and increasing greenhouse gas production, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed. ...

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Treatment plan to control dry cow mastitis

The drying off procedure for cows is vitally important in lowering SCC levels during the dry period.

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March 2018 start date for new Brexit loan scheme - here's everything you need to know

€300m of loans for businesses employing up to 499

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Time running out in EU for glyphosate

EU member states will meet again today to decide if glyphosate’s expiring EU license can be renewed.

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Global prices falling for dairy product

With many dairy market trends tending downwards, it was no surprise when the Global Dairy Trade Price Index dropped by 3.5% on Tuesday.

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Revenue Commissioners' farm VAT investigation continues

The Revenue Commissioners will shortly undertake audit type examinations of growers, such as poultry farmers, to establish if there is still a systematic excess ...

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56-acre farm near Millstreet with lots of road frontage

North Cork is a busy area in terms of mixed agricultural activity.

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72-acre farm made over €12,000 per acre

Another successful public auction was held last week in Munster.

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Virtual Vet realises value of data and offers a unique service to farmers

It has been a busy few weeks since Virtual Vet won the Technology section National Dairy Innovation Gold Award at the National Dairy Show.

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Two Irish finalists in European FoodNexus Startup Challenge

Two Irish companies are among the 15 finalists selected for the European FoodNexus Startup Challenge.

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Karen Walsh: Agricultural vehicles and road traffic offences: Know the rules

2016 brought new regulations for use of agricultural vehicles on Irish roads

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Irish Family Farm Rights Group's campaign for removal of livestock movement rule gains momentum

The Irish Family Farm Rights Group is mounting a national campaign for the removal of a livestock movement rule, which the organisation claims is unjust and not ...

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