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Green light for Johne's Disease control programme
Factories are persisting in reducing beef prices with attempts to lower the base quote by a further 5c/kg.
By Darren Carty on 21 August 2017
Following an outbreak of abortion two years ago, Mayo sheep farmer Michael Rowland now has a strict vaccination policy in place to protect against toxoplasmosis and enzootic abortion
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: KT extension and grass tetany
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 21 August 2017.
By Peter McCann on 21 August 2017
After a period of very heavy rain on top of what was a wet week last weekend, many farms, even dry ones, are becoming sticky and wet.
By Aidan Brennan on 21 August 2017
The 69th annual Tullow Agricultural Show took place on Sunday at Coppenagh, Co Carlow. Una Sinnott reports.
By Contributor on 21 August 2017
Over €1,500 of agricultural equipment stolen in midlands
The equipment was taken on Friday night in the Longford area.
By Anthony Jordan on 21 August 2017
Vaccination against toxoplasmosis, one of the two major causes of abortion in sheep, is an integral part of the herd health programme for Laois farmer Paul McDonald.
The grass gals silage event in Co Waterford was in aid of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 21 August 2017
Saturday's sale at Dowra Mart saw a huge number of both cattle and sheep on offer, Daniel McPartlin reports.
By on 21 August 2017
Products already checked for issues such as food safety between the UK and the EU shouldn't face a daunting re-approval process on Brexit day, but the two sides disagree on some important details.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
The threat of grass tetany has resurfaced, as heavy rain continues in most parts of the country, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 21 August 2017
Early this year, Robert Watson and family sat down and pulled together their feed, electricity, fuel and fertiliser bills, soil samples and water quality results for the Smart Farming team.
Hay shed goes on fire in Co Offaly
Ferbane and Birr Fire Brigades attend a hay barn fire near Banagher, Co Offaly on Monday morning.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
While most growers accept the importance of having healthy soil for profitable farming, it is a bigger challenge to explain what exactly healthy is.
By Andy Doyle on 17 August 2017
Knowledge Transfer deadline extended again
Farmers have until midnight this Wednesday to complete the requirements of the Knowledge Transfer (KT) scheme.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Weekly weather: rain to continue most of the week
Apart from some southern areas, broken weather including heavy rains is expected to continue until Thursday.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017
Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine Michael Creed TD and Tara Mc Carthy, CEO Bord Bia, welcomed the United States Department of Agriculture’s approval of eight marketing claims for Irish Beef
Aidan Brennan meets lameness guru Neil Chesterton who tells him that the key to reducing lameness is to be patient and to understand cow behaviour.
By Aidan Brennan on 17 August 2017
Dairy farm open day with a charity twist
Co Cork dairy farmers Peter and Paula Hynes are holding an open day this Tuesday to show their progress since starting up seven years ago and raise funds for two charities.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 August 2017


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