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European dairy policy lacking in relation to income volatility - Downey
Francie heads to the local to watch the boys in green take on the world champions.
By Contributor on 21 October 2014
Peter Varley reports from the Sommet de L’Élevage prestige livestock show and trade fair in France.
By Peter Varley on 16 October 2014
At the SIAL international trade food fair in France, a new 3-year €7.7m Bord Bia campaign to promote lamb to consumers has been announced.
By Maura Fay on 20 October 2014
With ewes rocketing into season, Gurteen College’s Ger Casey is already predicting a busy spring lambing.
By Darren Carty on 16 October 2014
Fifty-five of Julian Hughes' 115 acres of reseeded grassland is being swapped with a beef man for tillage acres. The other 60 acres is being worked on a grass B&B basis with a dairy farmer.
By Julian Hughes on 20 October 2014
Increasing farm efficiency was the focus at the National Beef Conference in Athlone.
By Alan Kelly on 16 October 2014
The fact I am a dairy farmer isn’t luck, it is a decision based on my circumstances, writes Harold Kingston.
By Harold Kingston on 20 October 2014
Paddocks have now been closed up for the winter on the BETTER Farms. 60% of the grazing area will now be closed over the next three weeks in preparation for spring turnout.
By Kieran Mailey on 16 October 2014
Sabrina King* reports from Paris where SIAL, the world’s largest trade fair, is taking place this week.
By Contributor on 20 October 2014
Moving suckler bred cattle while operating as a one-man operation requires careful planning and strategic use of the meal bucket, writes Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 16 October 2014
The Simmental calf became a celebrity after appearing on the Irish Farmers Journal Facebook page.
By Farmers Journal on 20 October 2014
Farmer writes: Padraig Keane gives a mid-month update during his first season as a new entrant dairy farmer.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 October 2014
Aidan Reardon from Co Cork is one of 15 dairy farmers to be shortlisted for the award in recognition of milk quality.
By Farmers Journal on 20 October 2014
The Irish Aberdeen Angus Association hosted their National Calf Show at Tullamore recently where exceptional quality battled it out for top honours.
By Nathan Tuffy on 16 October 2014
Rumours of the deal first emerged last month. The move would see Dawn Meats grow to have approximately 30% of the national cattle kill, thus making it the largest processor in the country.
By Maura Fay on 17 October 2014
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Sheep farmer Moss Murphy, Cilliruith, Mount Eagle, Ceann Tra, West Dingle, and his dog Glen are guiding sheep down from Mount Eagle. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan
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