TOP STORIES
Dairy
Future of Greenfield Farm in doubt
Pat O'Toole News correspondent
Glanbia is poised to withdraw its support from the dairy farm project, which could see it close.
Read the full story ->
NEWS
IFA to oppose farm loan sales at AIB meeting
Farmer representatives will highlight the sale of farmers' debts to vulture funds as the bank's shareholders gather this week.
Read the full story ->
Chinese pork imports forecast to jump 40% this year
African swine fever continues to hit Chinese pig farms and domestic production is in freefall, local authorities have warned.
Read the full story ->
SPONSORED
Irish Hereford Prime certification guarantees the highest possible standards
Since 1997 the Irish Hereford Prime beef producer group and its partners have worked hard to market Hereford as the beef of choice for top chefs throughout Ireland and Europe.
DAIRY
Future of Greenfield Farm in doubt
Glanbia is poised to withdraw its support from the dairy farm project, which could see it close.
Read the full story ->
Watch: the how and the why behind AI
Journal vet Tommy Heffernan looks at the science behind AI and how it all works.
Read the full story ->
SPONSORED
Feed additive lifts cow fertility and health
Co Limerick dairy farmer Ned Frost credits a feed additive with improving herd health while simultaneously lifting fertility in his 180-cow Holstein Friesian herd.
Irish Hereford Prime certification guarantees the highest possible standards
Since 1997 the Irish Hereford Prime beef producer group and its partners have worked hard to market Hereford as the beef of choice for top chefs throughout Ireland and Europe.
Working to deliver cost savings and a better environment
Smart Farming targets €250,000 in savings for farmers in 2019. The seminar is on Tuesday, 30 April at 1.45pm in Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise
Feed additive lifts cow fertility and health
Co Limerick dairy farmer Ned Frost credits a feed additive with improving herd health while simultaneously lifting fertility in his 180-cow Holstein Friesian herd.
Cocci TV –Preventing coccidiosis and the 750 ewe part-time flock
New episodes in the popular coccidiosis mini-series brought to you by Chanelle Veterinary.
MACHINERY
Watch: first of Yara’s new ALS2 nitrogen sensors in action in Kilkenny
Stephen Robb visited Kilkenny From the Tramlines farmer James O’Reilly, who recently took delivery of the first of Yara’s new ALS2 nitrogen sensors in Ireland.
Read the full story ->
New tractors sales up 5% for Jan-March 2019
Despite the continued uncertainty in the agricultural industry, positive March tractor sales mean that 2019 sales of new units are up 5% on the same period in 2018. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
Read the full story ->
TILLAGE
Long read: going organic through the fusion of grassland and cereals
Matthew Halpin reports on the recent Teagasc organic beef and tillage walk hosted by Donal Keane and family in Summerhill, Co Meath.
Read the full story ->
Farmers voice anger over Boortmalt seed contract changes
At an IFA meeting held in Bunclody, Co Wexford, on Wednesday night, seed growers for Boortmalt expressed their frustration over changes made to this year's contracts.
Read the full story ->