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Strong heifer trade at Carrigallen mart
Some might say it's foolish to keep records, but Tommy Moyles argues it plays an important role at calving time.
By Tommy Moyles on 27 February 2015
After a long match on Sunday, all Ciarán Lenehan wanted to do was enjoy a few pints and then go home to bed. But Mother Nature had other ideas...
By Farmers Journal on 28 February 2015
An orange weather warning is in place until Sunday morning with gusts of 130 km/h expected.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
According to reports in La Figaro, the French Competition Authority will publish a decision which will likely lead to fines for a number of French yogurt manufacturers.
By John Boylan on 27 February 2015
Colostrum is the first milk that the cow produces and is the most important line of defence for the calf. Bernadette Earley and Mark McGee have tips on how to manage colostrum for young calves.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
Teagasc's Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management is now open for applications
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
GLAS officially opened, sheepmeat could be next on menus in the USA, new rules are announced for farm partnerships and who will feed Europe in 2040?
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
The impact of Ciolos cuts are fully apparent and Coveney confirms "Scottish derogation".
By Pat O'Toole on 26 February 2015
Latest figures from the CSO show that the domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was approximately 112.3 million litres in January.
By Aisling Hussey on 27 February 2015
A farmer from Galway had four tonnes of fertilizer and a trailer robbed from his farm on Wednesday night.
By The Dealer on 27 February 2015
This weekend will see a mix of rainfall with some dry, sunny spells and cold winter nights.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
Farmers resist fertilizer price increases as they shop around for the best value available.
By Nathan Tuffy on 26 February 2015
In the week ending 21 February deadweight cattle prices were quite flat compared with the week earlier and the overall GB prime cattle average price was unchanged on the week earlier at €495.51/kg.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
Leitrim goalkeeper Cathal McCrann speaks about robotic milking and safety on his farm for FBD's Champions for Change campaign.
By Aisling Hussey on 27 February 2015
Members of the European Parliament voted in favour of a 6% cap on how much first generation crop-based biofuels count towards the EU’s 10% renewable energy target for transport by 2020.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
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