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The Dairy Edge is Teagasc’s dairy podcast for farmers. Presented by Emma-Louise Coffey with the latest information, insights and opinion to improve your dairy farm performance. Visit the show page at: https://www.teagasc.ie/animals/dairy/the-dairy-edge-podcast/
 
The Tillage Edge is Teagasc's new tillage podcast, presented by Michael Hennessy. During the Covid-19 crisis we'll be bringing you weekly episodes covering agronomy needs of crops throughout the season with input from Teagasc researchers and views from across the industry. Subscribe and listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. The Tillage Edge is a co-production with LastCastMedia (https://www.LastCastMedia.com) .
 
Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 90 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.
 
The Business of Dairy podcast will look at aspects of management of dairy businesses from both within the farm gate and outside the farm gate, speaking to farmers and service providers with skills, information and knowledge of value to you and your business. We will bring to you monthly discussions on topics that will grow your knowledge and understanding of management areas that will drive strong farm business performance into the future. This series is brought to you by the NSW DPI Dairy B ...
 
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Given the significant rise in fertiliser prices, Signpost programme advisor Seamus Kearney joins Emma-Louise Coffey on this week’s Dairy Edge podcast to discuss how to minimise the requirement for chemical N in the first round through strategic use of slurry. Seamus quantifies the quantity of Nitrogen in slurry at approximately 23 units per 2,500 g…
 
Farmers are warning that fertiliser prices are now so high, some fields will simply not be planted this year. Prices are currently four times what they were last January. It's due to the high cost of gas which has seen fertiliser plants in the UK and across Europe suspend production. We hear from Dame Ellen MacArthur on how farming could benefit fr…
 
After rising for three consecutive weeks, Nifty has managed to continue with bullish momentum in the start of the current week also. Nifty has managed to surpass the psychological resistance placed at 18,000. From the bottom of 16,410, registered on December 20, 2021, Nifty has shown recovery of almost 10 percent in the span of 16 sessions while Ba…
 
With fertiliser prices having gone through the roof, how can we become more efficient in 2022 in order to maintain grass production? Mark Plunkett, Teagasc Crop & Nutrient Management Specialist, joins Deirdre Glynn and Cathal Somers on the latest Environment Edge podcast to discuss the options.You’ll also hear about a great project carried out by T…
 
The resilience of US markets has proven itself time and again. US markets not only offer the benefit of diversification but allow investors to hedge their risks. Against the backdrop of the pandemic and the Rupee - $ Exchange Volatility, this could be the right time to take your investment portfolio global. Ruchira Sharma talks to Vinay Bharathwaj,…
 
Amit Goenka tells Vandana Ramnani that the year 2022 is a good time to buy a house, especially a large-sized 2BHK apartment as it is appreciates faster. He is also of the view that plotted developments and buying land makes sense as several infrastructure projects are being announced. For passive investors, REITS and real estate stocks bode well. A…
 
The Farming Minister tells us DEFRA is working on a "nutrient calculator" which could help prevent further water pollution from farms and new housing developments.We visit the River Wye, where farmers supplying the chicken company Avara Foods are taking steps to reduce phosphate run off. It comes after campaigners blaming the pollution of the Wye o…
 
As the registered farm partnership deadline approaches on 11th February 2022, Teagasc Collaborative Farm specialist, Gordon Peppard, gives an insight into what you need to do to set up a farm partnership, its benefits and implications.At this time of year farmers start considering various farming options in advance of submitting the basic payment i…
 
Indian equity market witnessed a sharp profit booking in Tuesday's trading session after a one-way vertical rally. The weakness can be attributed to selling in the global markets after US 10-year bond yield moved above the 1.80 mark during the day. FIIs are net sellers for the last 4 trading sessions while the sharp selling in last hour of trade in…
 
Around 60,000 newborn male dairy calves are killed each year on farms in Great Britain - according to the AHDB. That’s about 4% of all the calves born to dairy cows - the rest are raised for meat. The industry has made a commitment to stop killing male calves by the end of this year…and the industry group, Ruminant Health and Welfare, says the use …
 
Nifty has been rising for last 7 consecutive sessions and settled the week at 18,308 - surpassing the previous swing high of 18,210. The index is currently placed above all important moving averages, which indicates bullish trend on all time frames. Previous swing high of 17,944 was taken out recently, which is a sign of continuation of an uptrend …
 
Sometimes in sustainability we forget the most important part: the person. With winter still hanging on, people trying to cope with Covid and pressure on the farm mounting, many farmers can feel a bit down this time of year. Dr John McNamara, Teagasc H&S specialist chats to Deirdre Glynn and Cathal Somers on the latest episode of the Environment Ed…
 
UK pork production is up: new government figures for last year show a 4% increase on production in 2020, to just over a million tonnes. Regular listeners who have heard pig farmers on this programme talk about how shortages of staff in abattoirs have forced them to kill pigs on farm, pigs which then can’t go into the food chain, may wonder how an i…
 
The market was off to a cheerful start on January 10 despite mixed global cues. Barring a small dip around mid day, the Nifty traded in the green throughout the session to gradual march towards the 18,000-mark. Some tail-end buying helped the Nifty push past the psychological mark to end the session over a percent higher. The move got extended in t…
 
The Government has published its response to the Glover review of protected landscapes: National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The government plans to strengthen AONBs - by renaming them National Landscapes - encourage more collaboration between national parks and says protected landscapes must do more to drive the recovery of natu…
 
In this episode, MPs say government plans to replace direct payments for farmers in England are based on 'blind optimism' and lack clarity. We examine the report – and its implications for farmers and growers. There's a glimmer of hope when it comes to restrictions on slurry and manure spreading. Celebrity farmer Jeremy Clarkson has planning permis…
 
Teagasc is running a weekly Let's Talk Dairy webinar series which is also being made available as a bonus podcast episode. For this week’s webinar, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist, spoke to dairy farmer, Eamonn Connaughton, at the recent Once-a-Day Milking Conference, about Eamonn’s decision to switch to once-a-day and how he has maintained…
 
The Nifty managed to close above 18,000 psychological mark for the 3rd session and formed a Doji candle on daily charts. However it is important to note that in the recent up move, the index has been forming small bodied candles indicating loss of momentum. The RSI (relative strength index) indicator on lower timeframes is showing price momentum di…
 
This week’s Tillage Edge podcast chats to John Mahon who has been working in various roles in Irish agriculture over the past thirty years and John gives his perspective of conservation agriculture and grass weed control as it stands in the industry today. He points out that there are a number of areas to be concerned about - especially the protect…
 
Rivers in England are in a mess - so say MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee. Their report into water quality in rivers is published today and doesn’t make cheerful reading particularly for water companies - which are blamed for 36% of pollution and farming which is the cause of 40% with intensive livestock and poultry farms causing particular…
 
It is almost end of the financial year 2021-2022, with just three months left before investors can take investment decisions to finalise their tax-saving plans for the financial year. Equity linked saving schemes (ELSS) are among the instruments that are eligible for tax deduction under section 80c. This is an important section as one can claim upt…
 
On the daily chart, Nifty50 has given a falling wedge pattern breakout on January 3, 2022 and has given a return of 3.50 percent to date without a meaningful correction. Meanwhile on the broader time frame (weekly) prices have given a bullish flag pattern breakout and prices are inching near their previous lifetime high levels which are placed at 1…
 
The third wave of COVID-19 has raised several questions in homebuyers’ and investors’ minds, especially when it comes to buying property. Ramesh Nair, CEO, India and Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Colliers tells Vandana Ramnani that the year 2022 is a good time to buy a house as prices are at realistic levels, interest rates are at a …
 
With technologies increasing on farms every year, on this week’s episode of the Beef Edge, John Heslin, MSD Animal Health Market Access and Marketing Manager, and part time beef farmer, gives his insights in advance of calving and breeding season. John describes how he farms with his father in Co. Westmeath operating a suckling to store and sometim…
 
Dairy specialist, James Dunne, joins Emma-Louise Coffey on this week’s Dairy Edge podcast to discuss the key learnings from the recent Once-a-Day milking conference. He discussed Dr Emer Kennedy’s report on the OAD experiment at Teagasc where cows were compared on full-time OAD, full-time TAD and short-term OAD. For cows on OAD for the first 4 week…
 
The Secretary of State for the Environment George Eustice says the price of food doesn’t need to rise for farmers to see a fairer price, but that they need to get tough with retailers. His comments at the Oxford Farming Conference have been met with incredulity from some farmers, who say the power of supermarkets in the supply chain makes any negot…
 
In this episode, Defra announces a 30% increase in Countryside Stewardship payments in England– but does it stack up? The government unveils crackdown against the crime of hare-coursing . Will it really help stop the illegal activity. Livestock farmers vent their frustration after Asda decides to source beef from Ireland, rather than buying British…
 
The Secretary of State for the Environment, George Eustice, told the Oxford Farming Conference that taking land out of food production to help reach the Government's targets on nature and climate won’t impact on how much food is produced here. We talk to him about farm payments and the British person with avian flu. Satish Kumar explains why medita…
 
After a correction of around 12 percent from the top of 18,604 levels, the Nifty has bottomed out near 16,400 - 16,370 zone which coincides with 50 percent Fibonacci retracement of previous advance from 14,151 – 18,604 levels and moved up with the formation of Higher Top Higher Bottom pattern. Also it has sustained above its 5-week high which indic…
 
On the first Tillage Podcast of 2022, Stephen Robb is joined by Andy Doyle and Siobhan Walsh to discuss the key tillage related news stories of the week. This week the team discuss the Christmas floods in Wexford, falling natural gas prices, entitlement values in the new CAP, agri-environment and climate measures, grain markets and hedgerows.…
 
In the first Tillage Edge podcast for 2022, Michael Hennessy talks to Will Stokes, a tillage farmer in Tipperary, who is participating in the Signpost Farm programme. Will and his Teagasc advisor, Conor Kavanagh, discuss how Will is making changes on his farm, particularly around caring for the soils.Will is focused on building soil reserves of P &…
 
The Oxford Farming Conference Report this year looks at the carbon offsetting market and the opportunities for farmers to provide carbon sequestration services, as well as how land is being used to reach the Government’s Net Zero targets."Sustainable" and "ethical" are two big buzzwords in food at the moment, but with the recent collapse of Farmdro…
 
The bulls roared on Dalal Street as the Nifty closed above 17,900. Except IT, pharma, and power, all other sectoral indices ended in the green with auto, bank, metal, realty and oil & gas indices up 1-2 percent. The BSE Midcap index added 0.36 percent, while the Smallcap index ended on a flat note. The Nifty50 closed at 17,925 and the BSE Sensex at…
 
December 31, 2021 - the extended due date for individuals to file income tax returns for the assessment year 2021-22 – has just passed by. Despite several requests from individuals and chartered accountants’ associations for another extension, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ruled out any further extension. During the last few days, many compla…
 
Kicking off the first episode of the Beef Edge podcast for 2022, Ronan Delany from Co. Meath gives an insight into his mixed farming system, how he has managed to meet the challenge to reduce age to slaughter and his plans to progress in the year ahead. Ronan buys in 200 heifers per year and finishes the majority from grass at an average of 19.5 mo…
 
The Nifty50 is witnessing a fresh expansion phase after breaking out downsloping channel formation where 18,000-18,200 is an immediate target zone. If Nifty manages to take out 18,200 level then the bulls will eye for a fresh all-time high. On the downside, the cluster of 50 and 100-DMA (daily moving average), around 17,500 level will act as an imm…
 
Nifty50 surged 272 points or 1.6 percent on the first day of the New Year to close at 17,626 levels on January 3. Intermediate trend turned bullish as Nifty has broken out from the downward sloping trendline, adjoining the highs of October 19 and November 15, 2021. During the last week, Nifty has surpassed the crucial resistances of 50 and 100-day …
 
Dairy Specialist, George Ramsbottom, joins Emma-Louise Coffey on this week’s episode of The Dairy Edge to discuss best practice in calf rearing ahead of the upcoming calving season. George explains that farmers must extract colostrum as soon as possible to maximise IgG content, the greater the interval between calving and first milking, the lower t…
 
Barring the initial hiccup on December 27, it was overall a week of consolidation as we were approached the monthly expiry as well as the end of the calendar year. The 17,200 – 17,300 zone was seen as crucial to dictating the immediate direction. The expiry session on December 30 started on a soft note and tested intraday support of 17,150 in the o…
 
This year marks the tenth year of the Dairy Farm Monitor Project in NSW and the most profitable we have seen in that period with an average operating profit or Earnings Before Interest and Tax of $2.07/kgMS which translated into a 4.9% RoTA. This project involves a detailed physical and financial analysis of dairying businesses in NSW and saw 41 fa…
 
In the final podcast for 2021, The Tillage Edge looks forward to 2022 with Shay Phelan and Ciaran Collins, both Tillage Specialists in Teagasc. They discuss the major challenges facing farmers such as high fertiliser prices and the new CAP.There is a lot to play for in tillage in 2022 and due to the higher costs, especially with fertilisers, many a…
 
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