Tuesday, 18 June 2019 10:55

Irish connection at Fieldays

Ireland's Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, led a contingent of Irish businesses to the Fieldays last week.

Published in General News

Of the food intake ruminants use for maintenance, milk production, rearing a calf and/or to produce meat, as much as 85% can end up as waste. Waste that can be used as fertiliser.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 06 June 2019 10:55

No luck for Irish contractors

Ireland, often a source of skilled farm machinery operators for rural contractors in New Zealand, is facing even worse driver shortages than NZ.

Published in World News
Friday, 08 March 2019 08:47

Irish tackle water clean-up

Local solutions to local environmental problems: that’s Ireland’s plan for improving the quality of water in rivers and lakes.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:28

High debt, stocking rates worry expert

An Irish dairy researcher says despite admiring New Zealand’s dairy industry he has concerns about it.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 11:55

Irish ‘sad’ about Brexit

A senior official in the Republic of Ireland (Eire) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says his country is puzzled and saddened by Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

Published in General News

An Irish farm systems researcher says any solutions that scientists come up with to solve problems must be simple and not create other problems.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 15:52

Electric fence relocated from an armchair

It's not uncommon for farms to be a family affair, but the Drumm family at Mullingar, Co Westmeath, Ireland, have taken this to new heights with their own agritech invention.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:14

Heavy lifting eased

Surgery to fuse four discs in his lower back prompted beef farmer Ger Daly, in County Galway, Ireland, to think again about how to do heavy lifting on his farm.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 18 October 2018 09:38

Ireland assembles its agrifood units

With the UK’s Brexit scheduled for April 1, 2019, discussions in Ireland are centred on tariffs, with a general call for a ‘soft’ Brexit that would allow present cross-border agreements to apply in the foreseeable future.

Published in World News
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