Teagasc

Type: Organization
Name: Teagasc
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Milk Prices: How to Deal With Volatility

Featured Articles Tuesday, October 21, 2014Current market trends mean mistakes now could be very costly, Ireland's dairy farmers are being warned.Pat Clarke, dairy specialist for The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, has urged farmers to sort ... [Published The Dairy Site - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Farmers ‘need help’ with volatile milk prices and costs, says IFA president

Dairy farmers need support at local and European level to deal with volatility in milk prices, IFA president Eddie Downey has told the association’s conference on dairying, in Naas.Milk production costs have risen by more than 40 per cent since 2005 while ... [Published Irish Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Dairy Farmers Need to Examine Labour Use and Efficiency

Achieving a balance between producing more milk and having a ‘quality of life’ means that many dairy farmers will be required to examine both labour usage and efficiency on dairy farms according to Teagasc Dairy Specialist, Pat Clarke.Speaking at a Teagasc/ ... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Déise six' spend €1m on robots

Six Waterford dairy farmers have invested close to €1m in 12 new Lely robotic milking machines, which are being installed on the farms over the coming weeks. Six Waterford dairy farmers have invested close to €1m in 12 new Lely robotic milking machines, ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

A new lease of life after 17 years of suffering in silence

Chronic pain almost cost Tom Lawlor his dairy enterprise until he found the right medical help. Chronic pain almost cost Tom Lawlor his dairy enterprise until he found the right medical help. A Kerry dairy farmer, who was on the verge of closing down ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Membership of dairy discussion groups worth €1ok annually

Teagasc has confirmed that milk producers, farming in the region of 40 hectraes and actively involved in discussion groups, are managing to generate an additional €10,000 annually – in gross margin terms – than their counterparts who are not so incli ... [Published Farming Futures - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Dairy, Agriculture, Teagasc
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cows, technology feted at Millstreet

Beautiful cows and modern farming technology were the winners at Saturday’s National Dairy Show at Millstreet.Farmers welcomed the news that the Irish dairy herd is on course to become one of the most fertile in the world.Declining cow fertility has plagued ... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Cattle, cow, Dairy
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

MSD Animal Health appoint William Minchin as new marketing manager

William Minchin has joined MSD Animal Health as marketing manager for ruminant medicines.MSD is the largest supplier of animal medicines on the Irish market.From an intensive beef farm at Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow, Mr Minchin graduated from UCD in 2005 ... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Teagasc Pig Farmers’ Conference

The Teagasc National Pig Conference will take place at the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles on Tuesday 21st October and at the Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan on Wednesday 22nd October.Guest speaker, Jan Dahl, a vet from the Danish Agricultural and Food Council, ... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Agri-Taxation Measures Positive

The results of the Agri-Taxation Review Group and the measures that followed in the budget are to be welcomed. Teagasc made a substantial submission to this group and many of the recommendations made have been taken up and will assist farm families in ... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Teagasc, farm, Stamp Duty
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Teagasc embargo needs to be lifted

John Mannion, Killasolan, Caltra, showing his foal on the Fairgreen in Ballinasloe on Saturday. PHOTO: GERRY STRONGE.GALWAY farmers need all of the advice available to them as a need to recruit further Teagasc staff is highlighted – there has been a moratorium ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

‘Quality of life’ focus crucial for post-quota growth strategy

Dairy farmers should retain a focus on ‘quality of life’ as part of their post-quota growth strategy, industry experts advised at the joint Teagasc/Dairy Expansion seminar in City West Hotel, Dublin.Teagasc dairy expert Pat Clarke said that, to enjoy ... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 16 2014]

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"It's not your usual hip replacement type operation but it was very successful. We hear Tom is in great form and we heard recently he has put on a stone of weight from eating steak" she added
"Farmers in the west have more constraints to cope with, but I think they are going to do well when the shackles of the milk quota come off next April" he predicts

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Farmers ‘need help’ with volatile milk prices a... [Published Irish Times - 10 hours ago]
Milk Prices: How to Deal With Volatility [Published The Dairy Site - 14 hours ago]
Easy now – Farmers start breaking milk quotas b... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 20 2014]
Dairy Farmers Need to Examine Labour Use and Ef... [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 20 2014]
Farm Hazardous Waste Collection Campaign 2014 [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 20 2014]
A new lease of life after 17 years of suffering... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 20 2014]
Forde drives change while staying true to core ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 20 2014]
'Déise six' spend €1m on robots [Published Irish Independent - Oct 20 2014]
Membership of dairy discussion groups worth €1o... [Published Farming Futures - Oct 20 2014]
Tax measures facilitate farm transfers, says Te... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 20 2014]
Cows, technology feted at Millstreet [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 20 2014]
New Innovators: Powerful Yogurt [Published Irish Times - Oct 20 2014]
MSD Animal Health appoint William Minchin as ne... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 18 2014]
Agri-Taxation Measures Positive [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 16 2014]
Teagasc Pig Farmers’ Conference [Published Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority - Oct 16 2014]
CIT Helps Dairy Sector Look To The Future With ... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
CREAMERY MILK PRICE CUTS HIT LIQUID MILK PRODUC... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
Teagasc embargo needs to be lifted [Published Connaught Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
TG4 goes back to the farm with ‘Feirm’ [Published Irish Times - Oct 16 2014]
‘Quality of life’ focus crucial for post-quota ... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 16 2014]
Costs a big factor in crop planning [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 16 2014]
Dairying offers best return - Teagasc [Published Offaly Express - Oct 15 2014]
'Too much money being paid to consultants' [Published Kerryman - Oct 15 2014]
CIT helps dairy sector with ‘Smart Appi’ [Published Southern Star - Oct 15 2014]
Heifers can deliver beef profit boost [Published Irish Independent - Oct 15 2014]
Craft brewery to generate 16 jobs A NEW craft b... [Published Bray People - Oct 15 2014]
Coveney Announces Increased Budget Expenditure ... [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
Health and Safety Authority Urges Clonmel Schoo... [Published Health and Safety Authority - Oct 14 2014]
Glanbia price cut ‘brings milk price perilously... [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 14 2014]
Challenges and Opportunities for Irish Agriculture [Published The Poultry Site - Oct 13 2014]
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