Farming | The Tuam Herald

By: Tuam Herald  05/12/2011

A SIMPLIFIED procedure for the registration of uncontested rights of way with the Property Registration Authority (P.R.A.) has been introduced. Rights of way are a common feature of the Irish countryside, giving a landowner with a plot of land which does not adjoin a public road access over a privately-owned lane or land of a [..]

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  By JIM CARNEY A NEW FOCUS is being put on the stress of farming life and the pressures that also affect farmers’ mental health. And the Government are backing the I.F.A. initiative through its support for the publication of a special leaflet titled Let’s Talk: Dealing with Stress. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney and Kathleen [..]

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THE Liver Fluke Advisory Group’s latest disease forecast is that the risk is high in all areas of the country except for the east and south-east where the risk is rated moderate. The higher than normal rainfall in June and September have provided conditions suitable for the propagation of the snail intermediate host and the [..]

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PAYMENTS under the Suckler Welfare Scheme for calves born in 2011 will be made soon, promises the Minister for Agriculture who is urging applicants to complete the registration of the scheme measures for all of their weaned calves with the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF). The Minister is reminding farmers of the changes he introduced [..]

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A REMINDER that Co. Galway I.F.A. Executive are holding a special function in aid of Cancer Care West to coincide with the local launch of Prostate Cancer Awareness for men. Former I.F.A. national president John Donnelly, an active member of Cancer Care West, will along with Professor Frank Sullivan launch the Awareness Campaign at a [..]

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A SERIES of six workshops entitled “Options for Increasing Income on the Family Farm” has commenced at the Teagasc Centre, Athenry. On Wednesday night, 2nd November, the focus of the workshop will be the Establishment of a Supplementary Enterprise on the Family Farm. Special guest speaker will be John Concannon, Managing Director of JFC Manufacturing. [..]

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CO. GALWAY I.F.A. Executive are holding a Benefit Buffet and Dance in aid of Cancer Care West to coincide with the local launch of Prostate Cancer Awareness for men. Former I.F.A. national president John Donnelly, an active member of Cancer Care West, will along with Professor Frank Sullivan launch the Awareness Campaign at a Galway [..]

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THE DELAYS arising from the digitising of maps and other issues are causing financial hardship for hundreds of farmers in Co. Galway who have still not received payment. This was stated by County I.F.A. chairman Michael Flynn (Kilnadeema) at the big public protest outside the Department of Agriculture offices in Johnstown Castle, Wexford last week. [..]

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A SERIES of six workshops entitled “Options for Increasing Income on the Family Farm” will commence at the Teagasc Centre, Athenry on Wednesday, 26th October at 8.00pm and each Wednesday night during November. The aim of the series is to encourage farm families to take a closer look at their resources on the farm and [..]

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Tuam EXCELLENT trade again for all types of cattle at Tuam Mart on Monday. Bullocks made up to €1,050 with their weight and heifers made up to €655. Culled cows made up to €1,440. Special U-grade Weanlings’ Sale on Monday next, October 24th. Special Sale of Belgian Blue weanlings on Monday, November 14th. Cattle Sale as [..]

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