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Calls for dog owners to be more responsible around lambing season
Ellen Durkin
IFA Wexford sheep chair Pat Murray has said new laws regarding steeper fines need to be implemented quickly.
25 January 2023 Letters
Letter regarding the proposal to reduce pesticide usage
"Our yields would be dramatically reduced and our family farms will be bankrupted." - John Kelleher, Co Cork
25 January 2023 Letters
Letter regarding Dexter cattle
"Small Cattle, Large Prospects" - Cora Hogan Doyle, Land Science Student, South East Technological University, Waterford
Letter about the unacceptable price being paid for sheep
"The future of sheep farming is certainly in the balance, with lamb prices today quoted at €6.20/kg." - Eric Driver representing Tullow Sheep Breeders
25 January 2023 Letters
NI round-up: new YFCU chief, Tier 1 grant offers and farm theft
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Letter re: Climate Action Plan proposal
"Letter to Minister Charlie McConalogue" - Joe Costello, Greenfield, Wallslough, Co Kilkenny.
18 January 2023 Letters
Letter regarding forests and carbon sequestration
"Setting the record straight on carbon sequestration" - Pat O'Sullivan, Technical Director, Society of Irish Foresters, Glenealy, Co Wicklow.
18 January 2023 Letters
Letter regarding the beef suckler cull scheme
"Reaction to decision to scrap the proposed Beef Suckler Cull Scheme" - Joe Conlon, Co Westmeath.
18 January 2023 Letters
Letter re Tirlán non-attendance at IFA meeting
"It was with great concern that Tirlán chose not to attend an IFA meeting designed to inform Tirlán suppliers regarding their fixed milk schemes and accompanying restructuring schemes."
11 January 2023 Viewpoints
Letter regarding forestry statistics
Simon White, chair, Limerick and Tipperary Woodland Owners Ltd.
11 January 2023 Viewpoints
Dairy farmers making higher margins in NI
Letter to the editor: Ray Gault, Glenkien House, Limavady, Co Derry, NI.
4 January 2023 Letters
‘Experts’ forcing suckler farmers out of business
Letter to the editor: Basil Buchanan, Ashgrove Farm, Hillsborough, Co Down.
4 January 2023 Letters