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This week Tommy Moyles discusses grass growth, debates his limited machinery inventory and spends a few days at the Royal Welsh Show.
By Tommy Moyles on 01 August 2014
New Holland announced its 2015 combine harvester options, which now includes a 600hp+ combine, making it the largest combine harvester on offer in Europe.
By Michael Moroney on 31 July 2014
A young man called some weeks ago to sell me a phone-based security system for our home. He was a Muslim born in India.
By John Shirley on 01 August 2014
The two farm walks held on Mike Dillane’s farm in Liscullane, Lixnaw, Co Kerry, last Thursday attracted approximately 1,000 farmers.
By Darren Carty on 31 July 2014
The Derrypatrick herd is an initiative by Teagasc aimed at researching optimal sustainable suckler beef systems. Liam McWeeney of Teagasc gives a weekly update on the farm.
By Contributor on 01 August 2014
A proposal has been tabled for a beef label to deal with cattle born in the south of Ireland and slaughtered in Northern Ireland.
By Padraig Foley on 31 July 2014
While international grain markets continue to trend downwards due to supply pressure, one Irish feed producer and merchant is to pay €140/t for green barley this harvest.
By Andy Doyle on 31 July 2014
With 2014 named the International Year of Family Farming, we've teamed up with Teagasc to share the story of farmers across the country. This week we meet the Lally family from Louisburg, Co Mayo.
By Aisling Hussey on 31 July 2014
Ireland has received the all clear in the latest round of European tests of horsemeat in beef products.
By Patrick Donohoe on 31 July 2014
Farmers must dispose of all BVD positive or inconclusive animals before 1 August.
By Pat O'Toole on 31 July 2014
IFA has described the recent passage of the Competition and Consumer Protection Bill through the Houses of the Oireachtas as a missed opportunity by the Government.
By Pat O'Toole on 31 July 2014
Peter Garrigan is busy this week with the cereal and potato harvest on his farm in north Co Dublin.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 30 July 2014
A group of animal welfare activists staged a "bloody" protest at the Department of Agriculture yesterday over the Department's TB eradication programme.
By Patrick Donohoe on 31 July 2014
One of the world's leading food supply companies, OSI food group, has been hit by food safety issues in China.
By Eoin Lowry on 31 July 2014
In a deal worth €1.5m, Adams Food Ingredients buys a specialist powder ingredient blender from Dairycrest.
By Eoin Lowry on 31 July 2014
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270 LEYLAND in very good condition262 LEYLAND original Ford 4000 select-o-sp...
30th Annual Sale on Friday August 29th, 2500 on offer in Aurivo Mart, Ballinrobe...
Excellent Winter barley round bails for sale.Can be collected from the field o...
101hp, 2200hrs, 1 previous owner, with Quicke 35 loader...
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The Lawlor brothers, storing some of the1,300 bales of silage at Moyntiagh, Rathdrum, Co.Wicklow this week. Picture: John Caffrey
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