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Department employee convicted after assaulting farmer at mart
Brazilian president charged with accepting bribes from JBS
In a further twist to the Brazilian meat scandal, the country’s president Michel Temer has been charged with corruption.
By Odile Evans on 27 June 2017
This year’s Smart Farming cost saving challenge is well underway, with farm visits now completed on 25% of the farms.
Dutch co-op FrieslandCampina lifts its July milk price
While Irish co-op’s only recently paid for milk produced in May, Dutch co-op Friesland Campina have already set the price for July milk.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 June 2017
Driver of jeep towing horse box faces court  for wrong license
An Garda Síochána pulled over a jeep and horse box as the driver was on the phone.
By Odile Evans on 27 June 2017
Sale agreed on chicken processor Manor Farm
The agreement places a value of €94m on the farm which sources and processes approximately 50% of all fresh chicken sold on the Irish retail market.
By Odile Evans on 27 June 2017
Planning permissions for farm buildings slow in first quarter of 2017
The number of planning permissions granted by local authorities for new farm buildings in the first quarter of 2017 has fallen on year-earlier levels.
By Amy Forde on 26 June 2017
With agricultural affairs his primary concern, John Hayes, who was best known by his nickname 'The Bull' was appointed brand ambassador for Irish Hereford Prime back in 2012.
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: planning permissions and GLAS
In the news today, 27 June: planning permissions slacken in the first quarter of 2017 and GLAS topping deadline lifts soon.
By Amy Forde on 26 June 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: butter prices and cattle prices
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 26 June.
By Amy Forde on 26 June 2017
Although factories want to buy beef cattle, they are reluctant to go beyond €4.05/kg on steers and €4.15/kg for heifers this week.
By Phelim O'Neill on 26 June 2017
Demand was maintained for forward cattle, with most of the bullocks in this category selling in the €1.84/kg to €2.10/kg bracket.
By Tommy Moyles on 26 June 2017
When dairy farmer Joe Hayden talks about the land, there is undeniable passion and eloquence in his voice. He and his brother Michael are the fourth-generation of Haydens to farm 135ha near Tinahely.
There seems to be more weeds, particularly thistles, in grass fields this summer than normal. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 26 June 2017
In the wake of the ABP-Linden deal, Irish Farmers Journal editor Justin McCarthy examines the future for the sector and asks why can't beef farmers and plcs run successful processing facilities.
By Justin McCarthy on 26 June 2017
Chinese infant formula imports continue to increase
Imports of infant formula to China continue to increase, with a 37% increase in volumes year on year in May.
By Amy Forde on 26 June 2017
Watch: one sheep dead and more injured in dog attack
One sheep died and two more suffered injuries as a result of a dog attack in Wales on Monday.
By Amy Forde on 26 June 2017
‘‘Farming is more than a living, it’s a way of life’’ says Richard Hogg who farms 170 acres of grassland and forestry in Stoneyford, Co Kilkenny. His farm is a mix of sheep-to-lamb and suckler-to-beef
Farm support protected in DUP-Tory deal
Money currently going to farmers will be maintained to the end of this parliament.
By David Wright on 26 June 2017
An EU-Japan free-trade deal would allow Irish beef follow pigmeat and dairy into the Japanese market in significant volumes
By Phelim O'Neill on 26 June 2017


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