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Ash dieback disease spreads nationwide as 120 cases confirmed

The ash dieback disease, known as chalara fraxinea, which was identified for the first time in Ireland in 2012, has spread countrywide.

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Governments either side of border ‘must not damage beef sector’

No action should be taken by any of the governments on the island of Ireland that would further damage the beef sector in the North.

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CAP will be debated by farmers in Brussels at October congress

The new Common Agricultural Policy will be discussed at a Congress of European Farmers in Brussels on October 7.

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Spotlight on fourth-generation farmers at the edge of the Atlantic

The second farming family featured in a series of Teagasc videos to mark the United Nations designated International Year of Family Farming is from Louisburg, Co Mayo. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney

IFA gives minister plan to ‘break roadblock’ on live exports to North

Solutions to the roadblocks on the live trade to the North have been presented to Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney.

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Shellfish farmers concerned about the quality of our inshore waters

Shellfish farmers have expressed concerns over inshore water quality.

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Teagasc highlights positive impact of research on farming and food

The impact of Teagasc research on farming and food in Ireland is highlighted in a new document.

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Farmers warned to plan cash-flow amid fears of record super levy

Prudent cash-flow planning is required by farmers for the last year of the milk super levy, the IFA advised yesterday.

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Commonage committee to begin work as appointments completed

All members of the new Commonage Implementation Committee have now been appointed, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney announced yesterday.

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The six-bed farmhouse on 33 acres in Guarranes, Drimoleague, Co. Cork.

Well-kept six-bed on 33-acre farm with commonage share

An extended, well-maintained house could be bought as a retirement/hobby farm, or as a rather grand residence for a family, at Guarranes, Drimoleague, Co Cork.

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