Irish beef prices lagging €400/head behind Britain
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at the widening gap in beef prices between Ireland and our biggest market, and how much it's costing farmers.
Threat to Irish calf exports as Dutch vote for ban
27 September 2023 News
Threat to Irish calf exports as Dutch vote for ban
A move by the Dutch parliament has put the export avenue for over 105,000 Irish calves under threat.
Potential store lamb margins of €12/head to  €40/head
27 September 2023 News
Potential store lamb margins of €12/head to €40/head
Hill lambs prices have been under pressure in recent weeks, but Teagasc finishing blueprints show there is potential for farmers to purchase lambs and deliver a significant margin.
Relentless rain counteracts slurry extension
Farmers have been unable to spread slurry and make use of the seven-day extension due to the relentless rain over the last week.
27 September 2023 News
Tillage sector seeks exceptional aid package
The tillage sector has come out strongly this week calling for exceptional aid and a stop to land loss from the sector.
27 September 2023 News
37% of derogation farmers to cull cows
A new survey by the Irish Farmers Journal suggests that 37% of dairy farmers who are affected by the changes to the nitrates derogation intend to reduce cow numbers.
27 September 2023 News
Actions speak louder than words
There has been little real evidence of the ‘next phase of the European Green Deal’ for farmers.
27 September 2023 Viewpoints
AXA National Dairy Show returns to Millstreet
Shanon Kinahan previews the upcoming National Dairy Show which returns to the famous Green Glens Arena in Millstreet on 13 and 14 October .
27 September 2023 Pedigree
Combining continues as maincrop potato harvest to begin
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Westmeath, Wexford, and Kildare, where potatoes, spring beans and spring oilseed rape are still to be harvested.
27 September 2023 Crops
Over 200 entries battle for championship titles at Charolais Calf Show
Shanon Kinahan reports from Elphin Mart where the ICCS held their annual National Calf Show
27 September 2023 Pedigree
Readers write: Granny flats, gender reveals and vacuum cleaners
This week, Miriam hears from readers in relation to some recent conundrums; from whether or not it's a good idea to move in beside the in-laws to receiving a hoover for a significant birthday.
27 September 2023 Ask Miriam
Margaret Leahy: there's a time and a place for drink - events are not that place
Is availability of drink diminishing our enjoyment of concerts and events? Margaret Leahy believes it is.
27 September 2023 Features