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Average farm income fell almost 60% in 2023 – Teagasc
Noel Bardon
Lower farmgate prices, depressed levels of production and high costs were the drivers in the reduction in farm incomes last year.
FRS announces rebrand as FRS Co-op
23 July 2024 News
FRS announces rebrand as FRS Co-op
The group has grown considerably from when it was originally founded in 1980 as National Co-op Farm Relief Services (NCFRS).
Beef quotes steady despite factory efforts
23 July 2024 Markets
Beef quotes steady despite factory efforts
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including the latest quotes from beef factories for factory finished cattle.
Future of the suckler cow discussion at Tullamore Farm open day
Adam Woods reports from Tullamore Farm ahead of the national suckler and sheep open day that is taking place today, Tuesday.
23 July 2024 News
Farm Safety Week: 10 tips for working with livestock
Livestock can be very unpredictable so handlers need to be confident and competent when handling them, the HSA outlines safety advice to stock personnel.
23 July 2024 News
Curlews bred in Fota to be released in Leitrim
Jim Flynn, a sheep and suckler farmer from Drumshanbo, said being part of project to preserve curlews in the area 'means a lot to him'.
22 July 2024 News
Sheep price update: quotes static but more life in trade
Mart sales have been livelier in recent days with agents and regular sellers having more success negotiating above quoted prices.
22 July 2024 Markets
€30/t feed rebate for Tirlán milk suppliers
The feed support will apply from 22 July to 8 August 2024 on all GAIN dairy feed delivered during this time.
22 July 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: three ag science graduates, three years on
Darragh Giblin, Tommy O'Sullivan and Niamh Keane are this week's guests on the Young Stock podcast.
22 July 2024 News
Health and Safety Authority launches forestry inspection campaign
The HSA is aiming to reduce the risks associated with forestry work, including handling machinery, working at height, chainsaw use, and emergency response planning in new inspection campaign.
22 July 2024 News
Current beef prices 'cannot be justified'
Declan Hanrahan, IFA livestock chair, addresses beef prices in factories, supply shortages and the improvement of mart prices.
22 July 2024 News
Lidl importing German eggs is deeply troubling – IFA
Lidl is the only major retailer in Ireland facing a critical shortage of eggs, as they refuse to pay a realistic price to obtain them, IFA poultry chair Nigel Sweetnam has said.
22 July 2024 News