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Farmer writes: Sourcing grain for the winter
The IFA is seeking a 100% advance of the Single Farm Payment from 16 October to help drystock and tillage farmers cope with income pressure.
By Farmers Journal on 29 August 2014
Professor Alan Renwick from the Faculty of Agriculture at University College Dublin looks at how innovation in Irish agriculture could be improved.
By Contributor on 28 August 2014
That's one of the findings contained in Teagasc’s e-Profit Monitor Analysis Drystock Farms for 2013.
By Maura Fay on 29 August 2014
At the recent walks on the McHenry family in Ballintoy, Antrim, CAFRE advisers and AFBI researchers told farmers improved efficency can generate over £6,500 or €8,250 extra from a 200-ewe hill flock.
By James Campbell on 28 August 2014
The IFA stepped up their campaign against beef price cuts with a protest in Ballinasloe yesterday evening. IFA representatives also met with senior Tesco executives in Dublin today.
By Farmers Journal on 29 August 2014
John Shirley traces the history of live cattle shipping from Ireland and highlights the key players.
By John Shirley on 28 August 2014
Tommy Moyles argues that the key to solving beef price issue is farmers finding solutions for farmers.
By Tommy Moyles on 29 August 2014
Justin McCarthy's analysis shows that unless top performing winter finishers can secure a steer base price of €4.37/kg next spring, they will be again giving a proportion of their SFP to processors.
By Justin McCarthy on 28 August 2014
Milk supply in Ireland in July was 5.8% higher than last year according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 29 August 2014
Countries across Europe have made the key decisions on how they will implement direct payments over the next five years. we look at the implications.
By Peter Young on 28 August 2014
Tom Dinneen is a dairy farmer in Ballynoe, East Cork. He is spring calving 100 cows. Tom is a participant in the Glanbia monitor farm program. See regular updates from Tom on Twitter @castlefarmer.
By Contributor on 29 August 2014
Arrabawn, a Nenagh based dairy co-op, could be set to enter merger talks with one of their milk processing neighbours.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 28 August 2014
The Irish Farmers Journal has attracted an extra 51,000 readers per week over the past 12 months according to the latest Joint National Readership Survey* (JNRS) figures published today.
By Farmers Journal on 29 August 2014
In response to the Russian ban on EU food imports, the EU Commission has today announced a range of dairy market support measures.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 28 August 2014
Weanling prices have remained firm despite a significant negative impact of beef price on the store trade.
By Nathan Tuffy on 28 August 2014
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Mike Quirke, a dairy and beef farmer, Milltown, Co. Kerry, moving his weanling beef stock of angus, hereford and friesian heifers to get them ready for sale. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan
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