Farmhand supporting world-record fundraising attempt

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Farm machinery distributor Farmhand is lending its support to a world-record attempt to collect 100 acres of grass inside 10 minutes, utilising as many self-propelled foragers as required. The attempt will be part of the Combines4Charity ‘Great Grass Event’ which takes place near Trim, Co Meath, on May 6.

Landmark beef export protocol signed by Ireland and China

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A number of important advances have been made in the development of Irish exports of beef, seafood and thoroughbred horses to China. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, met with Minister for Chinese Quarantine and Inspection Service, Zhi Shuping (today, April 18), marking the second formal bilateral meeting between the two men.

Carbery Group reports increase in earnings

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Carbery Group, the west Cork-based manufacturer of value-added ingredients, flavours and cheese, has reported its results for the year ended December 31, 2016. The Group has reported an increase in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amotisation (EBITDA) to €37m on turnover of €340m for 2016.