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Teagasc opens applications for dairy farm management course
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
The trade over the last few days has seen a dip in prices of store bullocks and heifers, while weanling prices remain firm.
By Nathan Tuffy on 26 February 2015
In a statement today from John Lynskey, the IFA Sheep Chairman said householders should make sure their house insurance policy protects them against damages arising from attacks by their dog on sheep.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
Use #IFJFarm in your tweets to be included next week.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
Ronan Delaney reflects on a good lambing season so far and asks why farmers still fail to take safety precautions when going about their daily routine.
By Farmers Journal on 27 February 2015
New estimates from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that agricultural operating surplus surged by 5.6% in 2014
By Aisling Hussey on 26 February 2015
Irish sheepmeat could soon be following Irish beef into the United States. Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney confirmed that moves are under way to get access for Irish sheep meat and lamb.
By Patrick Donohoe on 26 February 2015
Cadbury-owner Mondelez have announced the closure of its chewing gum factory in Tallaght and the streamlining of its chocolate manufacturing businesses in Kerry and Coolock.
By Farmers Journal on 26 February 2015
The results of the December 2014 agricultural survey carried out by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) shows that dairy cows numbers are at a record high in the north.
By Farmers Journal on 26 February 2015
What exactly are party beacons and new teeth? Hit the Diff singer Marty Mone has compiled a handy translation guide to his popular song for those who aren't in the know.
By Aisling Hussey on 26 February 2015
Up to 6,000 farmers could benefit by up to €20 million under the "Scottish derogation" to be introduced in Ireland.
By Peter Young on 26 February 2015
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George O’Callaghan driving out the calves at the Castleisland Mart calf sale.Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan
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