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Farmers being encouraged to wrap their silage bales in pink this summer

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This week's spell of sunshine has led to a flurry of farmers cutting grass in anticipation of making bales of silage and hay. People may have noticed fields around Galway featuring a new bright colour in the form of a more feminine pink wrap on the round bales. If so, commend the farmer for supporting a clever new initiative called 'Wrap it Pink'.

IFFPG collecting more farm plastics

IFFPG, the national farm plastics recycling scheme, is providing some 200 bring-centre locations nationwide this year where farmers can recycle the full range of farm plastics. Farmers are advised to bring their silage plastics loose to the bring-centres. The rate this year for silage plastics is €12 per half tonne with the label code. This represents the most cost efficient recycling service.

Ó Cuív demands additional resources to address fodder crisis

Despite fodder being transported into Ireland from Britain and France, the fodder transport scheme must be extended for as long as it is required as the crisis continues to hit farmers hard.

Kverneland and Lely, the world’s leading brands within the farming community now at Ardagh Agri

Quality products, active product development, and effective production processes are the reasons why the Kverneland brand is one of the best known and most respected brand names in the business. The brand contributes to more efficient operations with respect to both costs and yield.

Roscommon’s brightest battle for Young Scientist honours

Thirteen Roscommon projects are to battle it out for the top spot at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, currently under way at the RDS, Dublin. The overall winners will be announced later today [Friday].

Head for Piltown today for winter feed

Farmers in the region who have an interest in winter feeding should make it their business to travel to Kildalton Agricultural College today.

 

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