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Mayo farmer awarded Nuffield Scholarship

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Mayo farmer Sean Coughlan has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The internationally-acclaimed scholarship, which is sponsored by Aurivo, was awarded by the Nuffield Ireland Farming Scholarship Trust.

Westmeath farm in national dairy finals

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Fourteen dairy farms - including one from Co Westmeath - have been shortlisted as national finalists for the 2013 National Dairy Council and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. The Westmeath finalists are David and Kathleen Boland from Cartron’s Glebe, Horseleap.

Fancy €1,000 just for joining a beef discussion group?

A new scheme will see individual beef and suckler farmers who join up and attend a discussion group get a cheque for approximately €1,000 per member from the Department of Agriculture.

Leading experts to address Connacht Gold Dairy seminar

Some of the country’s leading experts on dairy cow nutrition and management will address a special regional dairy seminar run by Connacht Gold Co-op in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Tuesday November 29, starting at 8pm.

Galway farmer to join cream of the crop in national competition

A Galway farmer has been nominated to take part in this year’s National Dairy Council Quality Milk Awards competing against 17 other dairy farmers from around the country to bring home the ‘Sam Maguire of Farming’.

Westport farmer is Connacht Gold Quality Milk Supplier of the Year

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Westport dairy farmer Michael Lyons has won the top award in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Mr Lyons came top of the class among the 875 milk producers who supplied Connacht Gold in 2010.

Westport farmer is Connacht Gold Quality Milk Supplier of the Year

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Westport dairy farmer Michael Lyons has won the top award in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Mr Lyons came top of the class among the 875 milk producers who supplied Connacht Gold in 2010.

Purchase of Dawn Dairies sees Arrabawn turnover soar

Arrabawn Co-op’s group turnover increased by over a third last year as its sales of milk and milk-related products soared thanks to strong domestic and international demand. The group had a turnover of €169.1 million in 2010 compared to €125.8 million in 2009, an increase of 34.5 per cent.

Arrabawn expands on back of sales growth

Arrabawn Co-op’s group turnover increased by over a third last year as its sales of milk and milk-related products soared thanks to strong domestic and international demand. The group had a turnover of €169.1 million in 2010 compared to €125.8 million in 2009, an increase of 34.5 per cent.

Mt Temple farm brings home national award

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Locall farmer Padraig Claffey and his family were awarded first prize in Leinster at the recent FBD National Farmyard awards. The prestigious award ceremony took place last week at the Farmers Journal tent at the National Ploughing Championships in Athy.

 

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