Farmer Writes: missing the St Patrick's day turnout
Normally James Strain associates St Patrick's day with the turnout of his heifers to grass. But calendar farming is no longer part of the plan, he writes.
Farmer writes: moisture a scarce commodity in Kilkenny
Bill O'Keeffe is finalising an Italian ryegrass contract with a tillage farmer where he will buy the silage by the bale and the tillage farmer will take full responsibility for the crop.
Farmer writes: A hungry nation is an angry nation
The UK government is going to get an enormous shock when it realises that the current drought is worldwide and there will be no surpluses, writes Joe Collingborn.
Farmer writes: trouble begins when you heed outlandish stories
So long as you work on preparing your own farm for the months ahead and not heed what the parish pessimists are saying, you’ll be alright, writes Tommy Moyles.