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Farming News from North Cork, South Tipperary, East Limerick and West Waterford.

IFA President says ANC funding must be increased in review

Speaking at an IFA Munster regional meeting in Cork Marts, Corrin, Fermoy last Friday, President Joe Healy said that the areas currently designated as...

Informative talk on cattle lameness

Livestock and cattle in particular are prone to a range of ailments - one the most common being cattle lameness. Left untreated, lameness will...

Green credentials of Ireland’s dairy sector could be key to addressing...

The impact of climate change represents a significant opportunity for Ireland’s dairy sector, but also poses a threat, a special industry conference held at...

IFA make a strong case for ANC farmers

The IFA are a formidable lobby group who can be relied upon to rally in significant numbers when a major issue arises.One such concern is the...

Flexibilities to protect areas in ANC Review highlighted at EU meeting

IFA Rural Development chairman, Joe Brady has said that there are sufficient flexibilities in place in the EU Guidelines to Designate ANC Areas, to...

Dairygold and Teagasc to focus on malting barley after seminar in...

Teagasc and Dairygold are starting a programme of joint co-operation to improve knowledge transfer messages to Dairygold growers. The programme of activities between Teagasc and...

Ministers Coveney and Creed told retention of Nitrates Derogation ‘a national...

An ICMSA delegation has met Ministers Coveney and Creed as part of what the ICMSA President John Comer has described as “the national priority...

Positives from Teagasc National Tillage Conference

Harvest 2016 brought the fourth year in a row of low grain prices. Speaking at the Teagasc National Tillage Conference, which took place in Kilkenny,...

HSE slammed over ‘casual slur against farm families’

Speaking on the widespread coverage given to allegations that ‘farming families’ were deliberately keeping elderly relatives in public hospital to avoid having to engage...

30% failure rate locally in Agricultural Inspection Programme

30% of farms inspected by Cork County Council in the Fermoy Municipal District were issued with warning letters in 2016.As part of the Agricultural...

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