Farmer Writes: patches of ground that would suck the wellies off you
Leitrim suckler farmer Karen McCabe writes about the battle with rushes, a weak calf and an unexpected win in the show ring.
Farmer writes: sitting tight on grass covers and a highly charged Beef Summit
Co Donegal suckler farmer James Strain's attention has been focused on growing grass and attending the Beef Summit in the past few days.
Farmer Writes: sheep demand an emotional commitment
Much of the resentment towards sheep stems, I believe, from farmers’ younger days when they might have been used as a sheep-chasing labour unit on the farm of a bachelor uncle.
Farmer Writes: the quiet revolution gripping Irish farming
To my mind, farming’s future is not all about increasing scale but being the optimum size and doing that extraordinarily well, writes Gerald Potterton.