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Teagasc event discusses role of bioeconomy in Irish agriculture

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Teagasc event discusses role of bioeconomy in Irish agriculture


According to George Burke, Department of the Taoiseach, within the recent, government-approved National Policy, the bioeconomy is seen as supporting a move to a low-carbon economy, its potential to support employment growth and regional development, promote energy security and, also, contribute to improved productivity of crops, animals and microbes is also acknowledged.

Farmers advised to re-house livestock

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Farmers advised to re-house livestock

 


IFA president Joe Healy has described farming conditions since the first fall of snow as “difficult and challenging”, with some dairy farmers struggling to keep water supplies flowing in milking parlours. In addition, livestock farmers calving and lambing, at this time, are having to draw in fresh water supplies from other sources.