FARMING NEWS

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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Bountiful harvest eases preparations for winter

It may only be the end of July, but planning for the winter is well under way.

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Warning: secure farms against ASF

Biosecurity has never been more important on pig farms, warned CiarĂ¡n Carroll, Teagasc Pig Development Department chief, last week, following the first confirmed case of African swine fever on a commercial pig farm in Europe.

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Beef Pricewatch launched with detailed statistics on meat

Comprehensive week-by-week statistics on the Irish meat industry are now available under the Beef PriceWatch heading on the www.agriculture.gov.ie website of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

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