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Innovation driving on-farm efficiency

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Keenan, leaders in manufacturing quality mixer wagons, partnered with Ireland’s leading agri tech companies recently at the Keenan Open Day to showcase how dairy and beef farmers can increase on-farm e¡ ciency and improve profi tability through implementing technologies related to animal nutrition, grassland management, nutrition data and animal sensors.

Over 55s account for 55% of farm deaths

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During Farm Safety Week, the IFA is challenging older farmers to think about ways they can improve their health and safety.

Accidents involving farmers over 55 years of age account for 55 per cent of farm deaths, according to the IFA. The majority of these fatal accidents were caused by tractors/machinery, livestock and falls from height. During Farm Safety Week, the IFA is challenging older farmers to think about ways they can improve their health and safety.