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Watch: Italian crusher is perfect for reinstating laneways

Watch: Italian crusher is perfect for reinstating laneways

For most agricultural equipment, stones and rocks are the sworn enemy. They cause untold damage and downtime every year and contractors can often be found lamenting their very existence as they survey the damage to a harvester drum or mower bed. However, the machine we feature this week suffers from no such anxieties when faced with a field full of […]

Big divisions opening on the future of CAP

Big divisions opening on the future of CAP

EU governments are struggling to agree on the future direction of the Common Agricultural Policy, with eastern countries pitted against west, and rich against poor. The divisions come in the wake of a Commission ideas paper warning that the CAP budget could face cuts of up to 30pc post-2020 in a worst case scenario. Given Brexit and the need to […]

Photo series explores how Brexit could pull apart relationships

Photo series explores how Brexit could pull apart relationships

What does Brexit mean for love? It’s not something most of us are thinking about – we’re much too busy worrying about passports and economic implications. But when Britain severs its ties with the , it’s likely to have an effect on relationships, not only thanks to Brexit-themed arguments with your other half, but because thousands of people face the […]

Europeans say significant obstacles remain to Mercosur trade deal

Europeans say significant obstacles remain to Mercosur trade deal

European officials said this week that significant obstacles remain to a long-delayed trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur, even as South American officials expressed optimism a deal would be finalized soon. On the sidelines of a gathering among the finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 countries in Buenos Aires, an Argentine […]

It‘s lift-off on sheep prices: New season lamb quotes top €7.20/kg

It‘s lift-off on sheep prices: New season lamb quotes top €7.20/kg

Readers of a certain age may remember the ad for Guinness Light, a product that was one of the most infamous flops in drinks‘ industry history. The ad featured slick footage of a space rocket lifting oft for the moon and cut to a smiling guy at a counter with a pint of the lower alcohol, lower calorie beverage in […]