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Jerry O'Callaghan, director of investor relations with Sao Paulo-based JBS

Leading global and Irish agri-sector figures for ASA annual conference

A global meat industry leader from Cork is among the key speakers at the annual conference of the Agricultural Science Association (ASA) in Killashee House Hotel, Naas, on Friday, September 12.

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EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Dacian Ciolo: Export earnings were being lost in a number of EU member states

Commission forced to act after admitting Russia trade ban is biting

Price signals on the European dairy market show that the Russian ban is starting to hit the sector, the European Commission accepted yesterday.

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Co-Op SuperStores’ online service shortlisted for e-commerce award

The changing retail shopping habits of rural people is reflected in the response to Dairygold Co-Op SuperStores’ new online service.

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Seminar to address difficulties faced by farmers with disabilities

A study has found that 6% of farmers in Ireland reported a disability, a public seminar on Farming Safely with a Disabling Condition will be told in Dublin next week.

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Price squeezes forcing farmers ‘to question grain production viability’

Many professional tillage farmers are questioning the long-term viability of cereal production given the relentless price cost squeeze and the subsequent low or negative margins.

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Coveney appeals for engagement on issues confronting beef sector

Farmers and processors were urged yesterday by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney to step up their engagement on complex issues confronting the beef sector.

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Play your sing-song part, tourists love it

Before you start reading, I command you to lay hands on a pair of scissors. 

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Irish products tasting success

Seven products from the Republic of Ireland, and an incredible 18 from Northern Ireland, were awarded the coveted 2014 three gold stars, in the largest-ever Great Taste Awards.

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Profit margin of €458 per hectare impresses visitors to organic beef farm

Beef farmers listened with disbelief at a recent national organic demonstration on a farm where beef cattle are sold for €4.75/kg.

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Foodie Jeffares also a sport-horse winner

Better known as founder and managing director of Good Food Ireland, Margaret Jeffares is also an accomplished producer of sport horses, and her Ballykelly Empress was one of the stars of last weekend’s Limerick Show.

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