Glanbia Ireland has officially launched a programme offering free heart health checks for farmers in its catchment area. A total of 700 free heart health checks will be provided by Irish Heart Foundation nurses as part of its ‘Farmers Have Hearts’ initiative, supported by the HSE, at Glanbia Ireland branches across the south east of Ireland.
Keenan, leaders in manufacturing quality mixer wagons, partnered with Ireland’s leading agri tech companies recently at the Keenan Open Day to showcase how dairy and beef farmers can increase on-farm e¡ ciency and improve profi tability through implementing technologies related to animal nutrition, grassland management, nutrition data and animal sensors.
Speaking after a meeting of the Fodder Coordination Group the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed said: “I wish to commend the ongoing efforts of the Group and the work its members are undertaking to mitigate the effects of the current dry period on grazing and fodder supplies.
On Monday, July 23, Fergal Doyle, Tubberavine, Lahardane, Co. Mayo, will welcome fellow Irish farmers to his farm for a Knowledge Transfer walk. The event is hosted with Bord Bia and Teagasc and will highlight the importance of the Bord Bia Quality Assurance (QA) scheme and Origin Green is securing new markets.