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My Farming Week: Maurice Fitzgerald, Kilmurry, Kenmare, Co Kerry
FBD, insuring over 90,000 Irish farmers, blames severe weather and increased frequency of car insurance claims for the sharp decline in profits.
By Eoin Lowry on 26 August 2014
There are still obstacles to be removed if we are all to have a better future - the conclusions of the shared passion better future series
By Peter Young on 21 August 2014
You probably know that cows have four stomachs but do you know how these stomachs work together to help a cow digest food? William Considine explains.
By William Considine on 26 August 2014
Some weeks ago I showed how the 16ft the walls around this grain store were built. This week I return to see the finished shed.
By Paul Mooney on 21 August 2014
“Irish Artisan food has a major role to play in the future of food in Ireland but producers need to co-operate to overcome the major hurdles they face”.
By Peter Young on 25 August 2014
Report from the Irish Grassland Association sheep farm walk on the farm of Anthony McShane in Carlingford, Co Louth.
By Darren Carty on 21 August 2014
Dairy product prices in Europe have fallen sharply in the past two weeks, with much of the weakness linked to the Russian ban on imports from Europe.
By Farmers Journal on 25 August 2014
With two production cycles complete on the dairy calf to beef programme at Johnstown Castle, we look at the performance to date, as well as the opportunities and challenges it has created.
By Alan Kelly on 21 August 2014
Julian Hughes says some vegetable growers willing to supply for very low margins are at the risk of going bust.
By Julian Hughes on 25 August 2014
This week's query relates to tax saving tips to minimise tax payable on the back of strong milk prices this year.
By Aisling Meehan on 21 August 2014
Padraig Shevlin analyses the vision for Ireland’s agri-food sector “Food Harvest 2020” and discusses how it is failing beef farmers.
By Padraig Shevlin on 25 August 2014
The safest path is to stop adding to the debt mountain, already so large as to bring sustainability into question.
By Colm McCarthy on 21 August 2014
This week Harold Kingston does that thing that so many farmers find hard to do; step back from the farm and take a holiday.
By Harold Kingston on 26 August 2014
Northern Ireland farmer writer Derek Robinson reflects on the implications of the recently announced decisions on CAP implementation in NI.
By Derek Robinson on 21 August 2014
Irish Farmers Journal editor Justin McCarthy responds to comments made by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney on the beef price crisis.
By Justin McCarthy on 26 August 2014
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Liam Pender, Jim McCarthy, Peter McGrath and George Howard of Ryan & Ronayne Contractors grabbing a bite to eat while picking up 2nd cut silage for David Murphy, Tallow, Co. Waterford. Photo: Donal O’Leary
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