Factories hunt for cattle, computer chaos in the Department and a China beef market update.
In this week’s Farmers Journal:Farmers in the driving seat as factories hunt for cattle.Computer chaos: IT woes in the Department continues to hit farmers.Irish beef to China moves closer with major vet visit.Will a butter shortage help dairy farmers?Free 72-page Agribusiness report in association with KPMG.
Camera at the mart: Granard, Sixmilebridge and Ballina.
Livestock: Ciarán Lenehan spent time in Alberta the beef heartland of Canada, recently and paid a visit to a large-scale cattle feeding operation.
Farmer Know-how: How farmers can make their own GLAS-approved bird and bat boxes.
Agribusiness: We report from the launch of the 2017 Agribusiness Report, published by the Irish Farmers Journal in conjunction with KPMG.
Pedigree: Fourth championship in five years for Lisglass Simmentals.
Focus: Sheep handlingPlanning for greater efficiency.Peak time for Sheep Welfare Scheme tasks.Irish Grassland Association farm walk on John Bell's farm. Shearing heading to heart of sheep country.
Machinery: Deutz-Fahr Land officially opened in Germany last week and we have a guided tour of the impressive factory.
Irish Country Living: Meet Bord Bia CEO Tara McCarthy, th woman charged with leading the Irish food board through one of its greatest challenges.Ahead of the Leopardstown Ladies Evening in aid of Breast Cancer Ireland, Jessica Harrington and her daughters reflect on their recent winning streak.In property the famous Ballymacoll Stud is set to go under the hammer.