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7 things the most efficient dairy farmers do on a daily basis

7 things the most efficient dairy farmers do on a daily basis

Since the abolition of the EU milk quota in 2015, the increased demand for labour has become a major challenge for Irish dairy farmers. However, a recent Teagasc study shows that there are eight things that the most efficient dairy farmers are doing on a daily basis to cut time off their working day. Number of cows to milk The […]

‘I‘ve fallen out with my neighbour who‘s always borrowing stuff – now he won‘t give my stuff back. What can I do?‘

‘I‘ve fallen out with my neighbour who‘s always borrowing stuff – now he won‘t give my stuff back. What can I do?‘

I have one of those neighbours who always seems to need the lend of something or other. At least that was the case up until recently. Let’s just say we fell out over a separate issue recently and since then the borrowing has stopped, which is great. The only problem is the stuff of mine which he borrowed and still […]

Hollywood comes to Jerusalem

Hollywood comes to Jerusalem

"If I told my friends in LA who is here today, all in one room, they wouldn’t believe me,” joked the MC, sporting a haircut I used to wear when I lived in Los Angeles, to the audience at the Keshet-sponsored fifth annual Innovative TV Conference (INTV), held in Jerusalem on March 12 and 13 at the YMCA. The event […]

Free clinics to help farmers submit Basic Payment Scheme applications online

Free clinics to help farmers submit Basic Payment Scheme applications online

The Department of Agriculture is running a series of free clinics for farmers to help them submit their Basic Payment Scheme applications online. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, outlined the plans today and said that while 20,000 have already applied online this year, his Department was rolling out a series of supports to help farmers […]

LacPatrick holds February milk price for some suppliers but cuts for others

LacPatrick holds February milk price for some suppliers but cuts for others

LacPatrick has announced that it will hold its February milk price for Republic of Ireland suppliers but has cut the price for Northern Irish suppliers by 2.45c/l. LacPatrick will pay a price of 35.75c/litre (including VAT) for suppliers in the Republic of Ireland, while suppliers in Northern Ireland will receive a price of 27p/l, this is down from 29.45p/l paid […]