James Vance is a mixed farmer from Ballintra, Co Donegal who has descendants from the world’s smallest cow, as well as a little son who has a love for farming.
By Alison Sinnott on 21 June 2017
Ronan Siochrú is a young farmer from Dingle, who returned home from London to convert his fathers suckler herd into a profitable dairy enterprise.
Following a number of dog attacks on sheep in the Cooley Peninsula in recent weeks, the IFA speaks out regarding the issue facing sheep farmers across the country.
Teagasc Sheep Enterprise leader Micheal Diskin speaks about drivers of profitability and production, ahead of the Teagasc Technical Sheep Open Day on 21 June.
Teagasc’s 2016 National Farm Survey has revealed that suckler farming is one of the most dependant drystock farming systems on support payments, indicating no profit is made from production alone.
By Alison Sinnott on 02 June 2017