The results of the 36th Macra na Feirme presidential and vice-presidential elections were announced in the Irish Farm Centre last week.
By Contributor on 13 April 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal interviewed James Healy minutes after he was announced as the 36th president of Macra.
By Pat O'Toole on 06 April 2017
With his two-year term as president of Macra na Feirme almost complete, the Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Sean Finan to discuss his tenure.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 May 2017
The two candidates for next president of Macra na Feirme have said that concerns over the next Common Agriculture Policy have shaped much of the hustings debate over the last month.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 25 March 2017
The final candidates for Macra president and vice president have been announced with the candidates for Leinster and Munster vice president running unopposed.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 01 March 2017
In this week's podcast, we preview the 2017 FTMTA machinery show, speak to another candidate in the Macra presidential race, and hear from farmers opposing the N-S Interconnector in Co Cavan.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 08 February 2017
A second candidate has entered the race to be the next president of Macra na Feirme.
By Patrick Donohoe on 10 January 2017
In this week's podcast, we hear Teagasc's industry predictions for next year, interview ICMSA president John Comer, discuss issues with the dairy calf to beef system and talk Christmas gifts.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 30 November 2016
In this week's podcast we hear different reactions to Brexit, discuss the EU Commission's decision to extend glyphosate authorisation for 18 months and get a flavour of the Irish Country Music Awards.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 29 June 2016
In the first part of a new series, Odile Evans visits farmers in Britain to gauge the mood ahead of the Brexit referendum on 23 June. This week, two farmers make the case for leaving Europe.
By Odile Evans on 02 June 2016
On a farm walk, organised by the Scottish Association of Young Farmers as part of its competitions weekend, Macra got the opportunity to see large-scale farming in action.
Speaking at the launch of a €7.5m development of Johnstown Castle in Co Wexford today, Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin said the Government has taken note of agriculture groups' requests.
By Odile Evans on 09 October 2015
Odile Evans is on an IFYE exchange in Switzerland representing Macra na Feirme. She is currently staying on an Alpine farm in Appenzeller.
By Contributor on 10 August 2015