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Forest fires
Agriculture/Livestock News
Forest fire warning this weekend
Current weather conditions have prompted a Condition Orange forest fire warning issued by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM). This will remain in place until Monday, 30 May, 2022, at midday. DAFM states that, “A high-pressure weather system which is currently located to the south of Ireland will move northwards and influence northerly airflows with low to moderate humidity and moderate wind speeds as the weekend progresses.”…
beef prices
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Latest prices for beef and sheep
Cattle supplies are extremely tight as shed cattle have gone through the system and no flush of grass cattle is expected soon, says IFA livestock chairman Brendan Golden said. Last week’s throughput of 33 203 was the largest full week’s drop in numbers this year with heifers back 1 418 head, steers back 582 head and cows back 568 head. He said prices have moved another 10c/kg this week with…
Tullamore Show
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New additions to Tullamore Show programme
Excitement is mounting as the first physical Tullamore Show event since the pandemic looms. It will be held at the Butterfield Estate, Blueball, on Sunday, 14 August, 2022.LSL Auctions will broadcast live to audiences across the globe at this year’s much anticipated event. Don’t miss the updates of this great showcase on the LSL Auctions Facebook page. It’s full steam ahead for executive committee members, sponsors and volunteers, with some new…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 27/05/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 27/05/2022
Friday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SC 500-600KG Avg Price/KgAAX 1.10/kgLMX 2.38/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CH, 520kg 2.79/kg 1450.00LMX, 520kg 2.77/kg 1440.00LMX, 595kg 2.69/kg 1600.00HEX, 545kg 2.64/kg 1440.00LMX, 575kg 2.61/kg 1500.00SIX, 535kg 2.39/kg 1280.00 SC 600-700KG Avg Price/KgAAX 2.41/kgCHX 2.47/kgLMX 2.73/kgSIX 2.60/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:BBX, 665kg 3.19/kg 2120.00LMX, 690kg 3.17/kg 2190.00LMX, 630kg 3.06/kg 1930.00LMX, 635kg 2.93/kg 1860.00LMX, 630kg 2.92/kg 1840.00LMX, 660kg 2.88/kg 1900.00 SC 700-800KG Avg Price/KgCHX 2.80/kgLMX 3.02/kgHighest Price/Kg…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 27/05/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 27/05/2022
Friday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SHEEP 20-30KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 4.00/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 29kg 9.41/kg 270.00SHEEP, 23kg 3.04/kg 69.00SHEEP, 25kg 2.71/kg 67.00SHEEP, 28kg 2.5/kg 70.00SHEEP, 28kg 2.36/kg 66.00 SHEEP 30-40KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.26/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 34kg 5.53/kg 188.00SHEEP, 37kg 3.95/kg 146.00SHEEP, 37kg 3.81/kg 142.00SHEEP, 36kg 3.81/kg 137.00SHEEP, 35kg 3.52/kg 122.00SHEEP, 35kg 3.34/kg 117.00 SHEEP 40-50KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.79/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 43kg 3.86/kg 166.00SHEEP, 42kg 3.86/kg 162.00SHEEP, 41kg…
British Art Fair 2022 takes place at Saatchi Gallery
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Modern and contemporary works at The British Art Fair
The British Art Fair will take place at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York Square, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY from 29 September to 2 October, 2022. News is that Ramsay Fairs has purchased British Art Fair from Robert and Johnny Sandelson, and this event now joins their art show portfolio. In keeping with the tradition of the fair, it will feature some of the best modern and contemporary British art. Each year, 50 leading dealers…
Ireland fixed-price milk contracts
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Industry and co-ops need to review fixed-price milk contracts, says Minister  
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is urging co-ops to review what they are paying to farmers. A few co-ops have adjusted the price paid to their suppliers who are tied into fixed-price milk contracts, but they are now being asked to go a further. During question time in the Dáil this past Thursday, 26 May 2022, Kerry Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin spoke about the fixed-price…
Cap and trade
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IFA opposes “cap and trade” model
IFA will not support the “cap and trade” model for emissions proposed in the Dairy Food Vision Group interim report. The organisation’s president Tim Cullinan called the “Cap and trade” model “a quota by another name, which IFA is completely opposed to. We are also opposed to the proposal to force farmers to cut inorganic fertiliser use by 22% to 25% by 2025, and by 30% by 2030.” The current…
Coolamain Oilgate Wexford
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Sherry FitzGerald – Coolamain, Oilgate, Wexford – 27/05
Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella brings to auction via LSL Auctions land at Coolamain, Oilgate, Wexford on Friday 27 May, 2022 at 15:00. Lot: 1 Coolamain. See the catalogue: Here. Register to bid: Here. Contact Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella on: +353 53 943 0088. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
heavy machinery
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New innovation for electrification of heavy machinery
Danfoss Power Solutions, a leading global supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics as well as electric powertrain systems, and RISE™Robotics, a leading zero-emission heavy machinery company, are working together to validate the latest electromechanical actuator technology from RISE™. This new partnership is an example of how both companies prioritize innovation and find new ways to meet the increasing demand for electrification solutions coming from current and prospective customers. “It’s an…
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Connaughton Auctioneers – Curry, Brideswell, Co. Roscommon – 27/05
Connaughton Auctioneers brings to auction via LSL Auctions  c. 59 acres of Prime Lands at Curry, Brideswell, Co. Roscommon on 27 May 2022 at 2pm.  Description: Prime Limestone Lands containing c.59 Acres holding huge potential for a Quarry due location on the main Athlone to Tuam road between the villages of Brideswell & Dysart, in renowned farming district. – c.6.5 Miles from Dublin to Galway M6 Motorway at Athlone – c.12 Miles from Ballinasloe…
pig price
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Official pig price could increase today
Pig farmers expecting an official 4c/kg increase to be announced on 20 May, 2022, were disappointed when there was no change in pig price quotes from factories this week. However, there were some unofficial increases and deals done to ensure pig factories hold on to their supply as we head into a positive-looking summer pig-meat market. Some farmers have reported up to 2c/kg increase in this week’s price but strictly…
agricultural shows
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More funding for upcoming agricultural shows
Heather Humphreys, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed post-pandemic funding to the tune of EUR 700,000 to support upcoming agricultural shows. The support is possible through the government’s Our Rural Future policy. And funds will be administered by the Irish Shows’ Association (ISA), which runs more than 130 affiliated agricultural shows every summer and into autumn. In her keynote address at the Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 26/05/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 26/05/2022
Thursday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. DC 400-500KG Highest Price/Kg Lots:SH, 495kg 2.22/kg 1100.00HEX, 475kg 0/kg 0.00 DC 500-600KG Avg Price/KgDC 2.63/kgFR 2.31/kgHEX 1.23/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:DC, 560kg 2.71/kg 1520.00FR, 565kg 2.69/kg 1520.00DC, 500kg 2.6/kg 1300.00DC, 570kg 2.56/kg 1460.00HEX, 575kg 2.47/kg 1420.00SH, 525kg 2.44/kg 1280.00 DC 600-700KG Avg Price/KgAAX 2.59/kgCHX 1.71/kgFR 1.98/kgFRX 1.91/kgHEX 1.98/kgLMX 2.57/kgSIX 2.69/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 680kg 3.43/kg 2330.00BA, 675kg 3.2/kg 2160.00SIX, 695kg 2.98/kg 2070.00AAX, 625kg…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 26/05/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 26/05/2022
Thursday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SHEEP 30-40KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.43/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 37kg 4.04/kg 150.00SHEEP, 36kg 4.03/kg 146.00SHEEP, 37kg 3.99/kg 147.00SHEEP, 34kg 3.94/kg 134.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.94/kg 154.00SHEEP, 40kg 3.79/kg 150.00 SHEEP 40-50KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.24/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 47kg 4.06/kg 190.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.86/kg 170.00SHEEP, 42kg 3.81/kg 159.00SHEEP, 42kg 3.81/kg 158.00SHEEP, 43kg 3.80/kg 163.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.80/kg 169.00 SHEEP 50-60KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.73/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 53kg 3.47/kg 184.00SHEEP, 54kg…
Vertical farming company among finalists for National Enterprise Awards
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Finalists of National Enterprise Awards announced
The 31 finalists of this year’s National Enterprise Awards were announced this week. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) initiative will be hosted at Mansion House in Dublin on 2 June, 2022. This year sees the introduction of two new categories – the One To Watch Award and the Green/Sustainability Award. There will also be an Outstanding Achievement Award given to a person or company who have achieved exceptional success in…
Thurles Greyhound Stadium
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Thurles Greyhound Stadium – Trial & Auction – 28/05
Thurles Greyhound Stadium will host a Greyhound Racing Ireland Trial & Auction via LSL Auctions on Saturday 28 May, 2022 in Ring 1. The Trials and Auction start at 8:30. See the catalogue: Here. Contact Thurles Greyhound Stadium:+353 504 21003.Address: Townspark, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, E41 YE09, Ireland. To follow the race, just download the LSL Auctions App and sign up. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
ploughing contest
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World Ploughing Contest set for Laois
The 67th World Ploughing Contest will take place in Ratheniska, Co Laois, Ireland from 21 to 22 September, 2022. The crowd will include hundreds of thousands of spectators as well as 1 700 exhibitors. World Ploughing Organisation general secretary Anna Marie McHugh said, “I am delighted to announce that 25 countries from Africa to Australia will be participating in this year’s World Contest in Ireland. The very best international ploughing competitors…
protected urea
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Protected urea reduces nitrogen losses, study shows
New research from Teagasc Johnstown Castle shows that nitrogen fertilisation is a major driver of fungal community change while the urease inhibitors found in protected urea have no significant effect on the fungal and bacterial communities. “We also found that the type of fertiliser (CAN or urea) resulted in differential effects on fungal communities, while bacterial communities were unaffected by either,” said Teagasc Soil Microbiologist Aoife Duff.  Previous Teagasc research…
tractor hire rates 
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Current UK operator and tractor hire rates
The latest tractor hire rates are available in the information provided by the UK-based National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC), which includes 2022 guide fees for agricultural contracting services. Operator and tractor hire rates  – Tractor + post knocker + man – 52.77 – Ditching using 180 degree digger – 42.14 – Ditching using 360 degree digger – 50.10 – Drain jetting – 62.33 – Tractor + operator 100 –…
Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh Gorey Co Wexford
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Quinn Property – Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh, Gorey, Co Wexford – 29/06
Quinn Property brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh, Gorey, Co Wexford on 29 June 2022 at 15:00. A Substantial 5 Bed Dormer Residence On C. 1 Acre Site In Need Of Modernisation. Lot 1, QUINN PROPERTY – Saint Martin’s Ballydarragh, Gorey, Co Wexford Y25 Y589. GUIDE PRICE: €250,000. Ref: P5597.Location: St. Martins enjoys a wonderful country setting within close proximity to Gorey, just 5…
Mayfield House
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Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella – Belcarrig – Co. Wexford – 26/05
Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella brings to auction via LSL Auctions two lots on 26 May, 2022 at 16:00. Lot 1: Farm at Belcarrig More information: Here. Lot 2: Mayfield HouseMore information: Here. Register to bid: Here. See the catalogue: Here. Contact Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella: +353 53 943 0088. LSL Auctions.  LSL News.  
wake-up call
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ICSA meat industry price analysis a wake-up call
ICSA has based its recent call on the meat industry to negotiate viable prices with customers for winter finishers on results of an analysis they say is “a big wake-up call. We see dairy farmers getting well in excess of 50c/l for low-cost summer milk…” And they’re motivating for EUR 7.50/kg based on the assumption that ration is EUR 500/ton. “These figures are based on examining Teagasc models but also…
tax wedge
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Tax wedge for average single worker increases fractionally
The latest Taxing Wages report from the OECD shows that the tax wedge for the average single worker in Ireland increased by 0.3 percentage points from 33.7% in 2020 to 34.0% in 2021. In 2021, Ireland had the 24th lowest tax wedge among the 38 OECD member countries, occupying the same position in 2020. The tax wedge is a measure of the tax on labour income, which includes the tax…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 27/05/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 25/05/2022
Wednesday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. DRYCOW-F 300-400KG Avg Price/KgSAX 2.92/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SAX, 300kg 3/kg 900.00SAX, 380kg 2.84/kg 1080.00 DRYCOW-F 400-500KG Avg Price/KgLMX 2.26/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 480kg 2.44/kg 1170.00SIX, 470kg 2.43/kg 1140.00LMX, 465kg 2.09/kg 970.00HEX, 470kg 1.60/kg 750.00 DRYCOW-F 500-600KG Avg Price/KgFR 1.46/kgFRX 1.93/kgLM 2.48/kgLMX 2.52/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:BBX, 590kg 3.05/kg 1800.00LMX, 575kg 2.85/kg 1640.00LMX, 530kg 2.83/kg 1500.00AA, 595kg 2.81/kg 1670.00LM, 565kg 2.74/kg 1550.00LMX, 530kg 2.70/kg 1430.00 DRYCOW-F…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 25/05/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 25/05/2022
Wednesday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SHEEP 30-40KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.65/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 38kg 3.84/kg 146.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.79/kg 148.00SHEEP, 38kg 3.68/kg 140.00SHEEP, 38kg 3.5/kg 133.00SHEEP, 36kg 3.44/kg 124.00 SHEEP 40-50KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.64/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 42kg 3.88/kg 163.00SHEEP, 43kg 3.86/kg 166.00SHEEP, 42kg 3.86/kg 162.00SHEEP, 40kg 3.85/kg 154.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.82/kg 168.00SHEEP, 44kg 3.82/kg 168.00 SHEEP 50-60KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 3.06/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 50kg 3.4/kg 170.00SHEEP, 50kg 3.4/kg 170.00SHEEP, 50kg…
Sean O Boyle Williamstown, Co Galway 24/06
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Sean O Boyle – Williamstown, Co Galway – 24/06
Sean O Boyle Auctioneers bring to auction via LSL Auctions a residential and commercial property at Main Street, Williamstown, Co. Galway at in Tarmey’s Pub, Williamstown on Friday 24 June, 2022 at 16:00. Lot 1:This is a substantial property new to the market. Comprises of residential and commercial which offers great potential. Whilst in need of refurbishment this property presents an ideal investment. Suitable for rental accommodation, a family home…