Beef kill exceeds 40,000 head
Last week’s beef kill, at a massive 40,529 head, reached the highest level since October 2008, with total throughput on track to reach levels not witnessed for 14 to 15 years.
In pictures: From 1988 to 2018 - Iveragh Mart celebrates 30 years
Iveragh Mart started out in the 1980s from a seed planted by young farmers on Valentina Island. This week it celebrated the 30th anniversary of its opening.
Good week, bad week: the winners and losers in Irish farming
We look at who had a good week and who a bad week in Irish farming circles.
The farmer's daily wrap: heavy rain and phosphorus limits
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and the weather outlook for Saturday 18 August.