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Farmer Writes news, comment and opinion from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Farmers Journal team of farmer writes journalists from Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and beyond are dedicated to providing local farming news, comment and opinion across the dairy, beef & tillage sectors.
Fermanagh farmer John Egerton set out to make better quality silage on his farm this year.
By Contributor on 19 October 2017
Brian Nicholson is heading off for a study tour while the breeding season has started on the farm too.
By Brian Nicholson on 19 October 2017
Ronan Delany has hit the figures hard, in an attempt to see where he is losing money.
By Ronan Delany on 13 October 2017
Derek Robinson’s spring barley was cut in September, and while yields were poor, it could have been a lot worse.
By Derek Robinson on 12 October 2017
Bill O'Keeffe is lined up to join the Glanbia fixed milk price scheme but is not as sold on the feed rebate scheme.
By Bill O'Keeffe on 12 October 2017
Aside from an unusual case of photosensitivity, Tommy Moyles takes us on a history lesson on how events in the 1600s are not so different to now.
By Tommy Moyles on 12 October 2017
We might want ewes to breed at a certain time of year, writes Kieran Sullivan, but nature has been guiding them longer than we have.
By Kieran Sullivan on 10 October 2017
James Strain is arming himself with all the necessary techology ahead of the beginning of his calving period this November.
By James Strain on 09 October 2017
Gerald Potterton laments the anti-glyphosate movement and the damage it could do to food production.
By Gerald Potterton on 05 October 2017
Brian Nicholson is weighing up the pros and cons of his tillage operation against increasing ewe numbers.
By Brian Nicholson on 05 October 2017
Eliza Mitchell’s ranch in Tatlayoko Lake valley is located 275km from the nearest town.
By Contributor on 06 October 2017
Bill O'Keeffe made the annual pilgrimage to the Ploughing to see what he might like to buy, while thoughts have turned to easing the workload on the farm.
By Bill O'Keeffe on 28 September 2017
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