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Farmer writes: Deadweight of Hereford bullock proves disappointing
It will be interesting to see the correlation, if any, between soil type and profit generating capacity of the various farm enterprises.
By Justin McCarthy on 15 September 2014
Julian Hughes says that while many farming sectors are struggling, the only one that’s not is the land leasing business.
By Julian Hughes on 15 September 2014
A major dairy conference will be held in November to discuss the impact of the abolition of milk quotas from 1 April 2015.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 15 September 2014
Sustainability needs to deliver profit for farmers and retailers, says Harold Kingston.
By Harold Kingston on 12 September 2014
A third of farms in Ireland make no use of a State advisory service, according to UCD.
By Patrick Donohoe on 12 September 2014
It’s all systems go at Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co Laois as the biggest ever National Ploughing Championships opens next week, following weeks of superb weather for the massive build-up.
By Michael Moroney on 15 September 2014
The Carter family from Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co Laois are bracing themselves for a return of the Ploughing to their farm next week and they're well prepared.
By Michael Moroney on 15 September 2014
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) will be launching its new information booklet at Ploughing 2014.
By Michael Moroney on 15 September 2014
Senior director from the World Bank pays tribute to Irish agriculture.
By Patrick Donohoe on 12 September 2014
Tommy Moyles argues that a rising calving interval rate is a sign that the suckler herd is in trouble with fertility.
By Tommy Moyles on 12 September 2014
The event takes place at the Killashee House Hotel in Naas, Kildare.
By Maura Fay on 11 September 2014
An IDB prediction of lower farmgate milk prices by year end has generated a strong response from the IFA, who accused the organisation of "talking down" prices.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 11 September 2014
The latest figures on the national herd show stability in the size of the suckler herd and expansion in dairy cow numbers.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 11 September 2014
With dairy markets under pressure, the Irish Dairy Board has called for the introduction of export refunds to remove surplus product from Europe.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 11 September 2014
A voluntary group which looks to help farmers in financial difficulty has urged those struggling with money issues to come forward to them.
By Patrick Donohoe on 11 September 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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