Tullamore Show is done and dusted for another year. Shane Murphy looks at some of the highlights from the cattle rings of the 2017 show.
By Shane Murphy on 17 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.
Butter prices have risen by 4.2% over the past two weeks.
By Anthony Jordan on 17 August 2017
Larger numbers combined with less buyers resulted in a more mixed mart trade in the past week. However, at this stage, it is possible that is a short-term issue rather than a long-term trend.
By Nathan Tuffy on 17 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
Despite the outcome of the Brexit referendum last year, the Government only allocated €2m in additional funding to Bord Bia in the 2017 budget, according to Fianna Fáil.
Several thousand Knowledge Transfer farmers have yet to complete their applications.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 17 August 2017
For the first time, there is a coherent voice from the UK cabinet on the fact that they’ve identified the need for a transitional arrangement post-Brexit, Minister Michael Creed has said.
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.
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