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With Christmas a few days away, Brian Rushe* has given a fluke dose to all his cows and in-calf heifers.
By Contributor on 22 December 2014
The recently appointed Commissioner wished everyone a peaceful Christmas with his team in Brussels.
By Farmers Journal on 22 December 2014
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is hoping to open GLAS (green, low carbon agri-environment scheme) in February, without having official approval for it and other rural development programmes.
By Maura Fay on 22 December 2014
Tom Morrow reports from Ballymena Mart's clearance sale of 400 in lamb ewes on Monday evening.
By Darren Carty on 18 December 2014
New entrant dairy farmer Padraig Keane writes about the pain of losing a bidding war at an auction for 13.5 acres of land located right next to his farm.
By Padraig Keane on 18 December 2014
Earlier this year the minister for Agriculture announced higher support payments for organic farmers. Will this result in an influx of farmers into the sector, and how will markets react?
By Nathan Tuffy on 18 December 2014
The regulations aimed at rebalancing relationships between different players in the grocery goods sector.
By Maura Fay on 22 December 2014
Cavan Show in 2015, The MF arrives at the South Pole, Award winning cab from Claas, and the 1st Embrace AGM.
By James Maloney on 18 December 2014
This week, Programme Adviser Catherine Egan examines how the satelite groups have benefited from improved grassland management, growth and utilisation in the past year.
By Nathan Tuffy on 18 December 2014
With quotas disappearing next year share milking will be possible but are farmers willing to make the move? One young West Cork farmer with a limited land base is looking for a new business.
By Jack Kennedy on 18 December 2014
Milk production growth remained strong in the USA in November, driven by record high yields per cow.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 22 December 2014
There is a need for off-season milk for fresh use and to spread the workload in processing plants, writes Harold Kingston.
By Farmers Journal on 19 December 2014
Irish Department of Agriculture officials held a high-level meeting with their Russian counterparts in Moscow on Thursday on agri-food issues.
By Maura Fay on 21 December 2014
Suppliers of milk to Town of Monaghan may be able to obtain an advance payment from the co-op to ease any cash-flow issues, as they seek to implement changes to payment dates.
By James Campbell on 18 December 2014
Mild weekend ahead, with outbreaks of drizzle at times in places and top temperatures of 13 degrees.
By Farmers Journal on 19 December 2014
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Laura Wehrly feeding the 300 freerange turkeys Ravensdale, Co. Louth. These turkeys are fed predominantly on wheat and grass and are for the Christmas market. Photo: Carol Dunne
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