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Pig Conference 1999

1999 National Pig Farmers' Conference Proceedings

20 October 1999
Type
Event Proceeding
110 Pages
530KB
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Irish Agriculture in Transition

This present atlas updates and extends the information provides by the earlier publications. Its central aim is to present a detailed visual representation, with appropriate commentary, of the geographical variations in Irish agriculture as of 1991, the date of the latest census of agriculture. Where data permit, changes over time are traced for the 1980s and 1990s.

01 October 1999
Type
Report
154 Pages
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Wheat Production - Guidelines for High Yields

In recent years, the area of winter wheat has ranged from 50,000 to 60,000 ha. with spring wheat occupying from 17,000 - 24,000 ha. The main reason for the dominance of the winter crop is the higher output and margins obtained in comparison to spring sown varieties.

24 February 1998
Type
Factsheet
16 Pages
649KB
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Pesticides - Code of Good Practice

The main concern of this code of practice is the avoidance of damage by pesticides to the health and safety of the sprayer operators and to the environment.

01 January 1998
Type
Report
13 Pages
887KB
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Profitable Honey Production

Beekeeping can be practised almost anywhere in Ireland, but naturally there are localities more favourable than others. Our climate imposes a severe but practical test of beekeeper's capabilities. However, that should not prevent any interested and committed person from embarking on a pursuit which is immensely rewarding in terms of personal fulfillment and achievement.

01 January 1996
Type
Booklet
40 Pages
9,734KB