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Forestry machine wins innovation award
Exciting and impressive display of new innovations at the enlarged Innovation Arena at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
By Michael Moroney on 23 September 2014
Meet the nine families who have been finalised for the FBD UN Year of Family Farming Awards. Katherine O’Leary has quickly synopsised why each of these familes made the cut.
By Mary Phelan on 23 September 2014
The EU commission has closed the private storage scheme for cheese as it was “disproportionally used by producers in cheese from areas traditionally not exporting significant quantities to Russia”.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
Thousands have descended on the Ratheniska site for what has become Ireland's annual farming festival.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
Speaking at the Ploughing, Fianna Fáil's Agriculture spokesperson Éamon Ó Cuív said EU Commissioner Designate Phil Hogan must put exploitation of farmers by large retailers top of his agenda.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
Thousands are enjoying all the action on the first day of the event at Ratheniska, Co Laois.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
Three students from Kinsale Community School were selected from 18 finalists for their project which investigated the use of diazotroph bacteria as a cereal crop germination and growth aid.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
IFA President Eddie Downey and Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan have launched a new farm theft prevention initiative - "Theft Stop" - at the Ploughing Championships in Co Laois today.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
The campaign will now move to centre stage at this week’s National Ploughing Championships and ICSA is urging all farmers to come to the ICSA stand to support the strategy.
By Farmers Journal on 23 September 2014
Livestock demonstrations will be taking place at the Irish Farmers Journal stand each day of the Ploughing at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.
By Maura Fay on 23 September 2014
After all the lovely recent dry weather it may seem perverse to be talking about water but I am hearing more talk about water than I have heard for years.
By William Considine on 23 September 2014
Here is the line-up for Day 1 of the 83rd National Ploughing Championships at the Ratheniska, Co Laois.
By Farmers Journal on 23 September 2014
Ciarán Lenehan* debates the need for a clean-up bull as scanning reveals four empties in his 2013 heifer calves.
By Contributor on 22 September 2014
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to Anna Marie McHugh the day before the 2014 National Ploughing Championships get under way.
By Patrick Donohoe on 22 September 2014
Dry conditions means Padraig Shevlin is thinking about how long he can keep cattle out on grass before they have to be housed for the winter.
By Padraig Shevlin on 22 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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