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Hormone-free beef quota
Phelim O'Neill Markets Specialist
Announcement of ring fencing 35,000t of the hormone-free beef quota for the US solves that problem for now.
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NEWS
Cull cows and IFA levy debated during €100m beef package event
Roscommon farmers were given the opportunity to express their point of view on how the €100m beef fund should be distributed at an IFA meeting on Friday night
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Macra to take part in Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival
Last year 60,000 people participated in the Dublin Pride parade.
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DAIRY
In pictures: our favourite #FJSilage2019 competition photos
Farmers around the country are busy cutting grass for silage and have been sending in their pictures to be in with a chance of winning €500 in prizes.
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Aurivo holds milk price
The northwestern co-op is the fourth dairy processor to keep its May price steady.
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Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
Kingspan encourages homeowners to check their tank health with free check
Kingspan has just launched free tank health check packs* for homeowners in Ireland as part of its #BetterOffBunded campaign.
Smart Farming identifies €7,170 average cost savings on participating farms
Smart Farming, the voluntary resource efficiency programme focused on identifying ways to improve farm returns and enhance the rural environment.
You wouldn’t let your lunch go off – so why risk your silage?
Just like putting the cling-film on the sandwiches, a heavy-duty silage cover helps stop the top layer of silage going off and cuts down on costly waste.
MACHINERY
In pictures: 800 machines up for auction in Kildare
Luke McDermott takes a closer look at what will be offered at the Irish Machinery Auctions monthly sale this weekend.
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UK tractor registrations down 27% in May
Brexit is causing volatility in the monthly figures of new tractor registrations in the UK.
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TILLAGE
Year is moving on as most crops ready for final fungicide
Lower than normal temperatures are slowing recent crop development and this could increase management challenges around earing out and flowering.
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Early blackgrass resistance to glyphosate detected in UK
Researchers in the UK have found that weed populations from fields most exposed to glyphosate had begun to develop reduced sensitivity to the herbicide.
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