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Situation and Outlook in Agriculture 2002

The editor would like to acknowledge the assistance and data provided by staff involved in the National Farm Survey. Thanks are also due to M. Cushion for technical services and to M. Clarke for secretarial services.

01 December 2001
Type
Report
46 Pages
327KB
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Finishing Dairy Beef - Under 30 Months

Just over half of the 2.4 million Irish cows are kept for dairying purposes. Consequently, almost half of Irish beef output originates in the dairy herd.

01 March 2001
Type
Report
26 Pages
1,295KB
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National Dairy Open Day, Solohead Research Farm, July 2000

The Open Day at Solohead Coincides with the Start of A new research programme on the farm. The optimum use of nitrogen in the dairy production system, and the environmental impact of nitrogen use will be assessed in association with animal productivity. The economic implications of alternative strategies of nitrogen use (including REPS) can then be more accurately assessed. In future, the milk production industry in Ireland will face a more competitive environment which is dictated by the customer's requirements for a wider range of quality products at competitive prices, produced in a clean environment and meeting stringent health and safety standards.

31 July 2000
Type
Event Proceeding
18 Pages
118KB
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National Dairy Open Day

The Open Day at Solohead coincides with the start of a new research programme on the farm. The optimum use of nitrogen in the dairy production system, and the environmental impact of nitrogen use will be assessed in association with animal productivity. The economic implications of alternative strategies of nitrogen use (including REPS) can then be more accurately assessed. In future, the milk production industry in Ireland will face a more competitive environment which is dictated by the customer’s requirements for a wider range of quality products at competitive prices, produced in a clean environment and meeting stringent health and safety standards.

01 July 2000
Type
Event Proceeding
18 Pages