Battery-powered tractor the way to go, say manufacturers

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 ...

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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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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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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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