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New farm safety training programme unveiled at Ploughing 2017
Teagasc will offer half-day training sessions on the new Farm Safety Code of Practice from next month.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 September 2017
Warning: do not cut, mow, strim or disturb this plant
Farmers and contractors are urged to keep a close eye out for the invasive species Japanese knotweed and other foreign invaders.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 16 September 2017
A new project focusing on the welfare of dairy cows has outlined the main threats, as seen by farmers, vets and farm advisers.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 15 September 2017
The 30-year-old Green Cert course has had its most significant overhaul yet.
By Anthony Jordan on 07 September 2017
Some northern farmers will face into the autumn and winter with severe challenges as recent floods cause havoc in the region.
By Anthony Jordan on 04 September 2017
That is the case for suckler and beef finishing farms and sheep farms, according to Teagasc e-Profit Monitor data.
By Paul Mooney on 31 August 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal attended Teagasc and Bord Bia’s recent open day detailing how to pass a Bord Bia quality assurance audit. Daniel McPartlin reports.
By Daniel McPartlin on 03 September 2017
Teagasc and Bord Bia will have a number of stands outlining the new QA scheme at a joint event today, where farmers can find out how to avoid mistakes in the new QA scheme.
By Amy Forde on 24 August 2017
Tommy Moyles asks if there are lessons to be learned from other countries on how to produce beef and structure the industry here.
By Tommy Moyles on 17 August 2017
Renewable energy is not a revolution, but more so an evolution and opportunity to embrace the future, writes Teagasc energy specialist Barry Caslin.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
The Dairy Operative Training Programme will train people with no experience of farm work, job seekers and Farm Assist recipients.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 10 August 2017
The advisory body has issued a new charging structure for farmers that will see farmers pay up to €50 more for its services.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 10 August 2017
Tipperary event to offer farm energy efficiency and generation advice
The Energy in Agriculture exhibition will take place at Gurteen College on 22 August, with Minister for Environment Denis Naughten expected to make announcements on renewable schemes.
By Thomas Hubert on 06 August 2017
Survey: what influences your beef decision-making?
Teagasc and the University of Alberta are looking for participants to complete a quick survey to find out if market intelligence influences daily and strategic decision making by beef farmers.
By Darren Carty on 06 August 2017
A radical pilot programme will see people on social welfare offered jobs on dairy farms. Caitríona Morrissey and Aidan Brennan report.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 03 August 2017
Broadly static incomes forecast for drystock and tillage farmers this year.
By Paul Mooney on 03 August 2017
Farmers are incensed by demands from Teagasc that they pay it membership fees for taking part in its Knowledge Transfer groups.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 03 August 2017
A sheep farmer is refusing to pay Teagasc two membership fees which it says must be paid before his Knowledge Transfer application will be lodged.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 03 August 2017
Farm walks on the Teagasc BETTER tillage farms in September will focus on crop nutrition, knowledge and precision farming equipment.
By Andy Doyle on 03 August 2017
Dairy farm incomes to reach €80,000 this year – Teagasc
Dairy farm incomes set to rise to record heights in 2017, with beef and sheep incomes forecast to remain broadly stable, according to Teagasc.
By Amy Forde on 01 August 2017
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