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: dosing calves and concern over nitrates derogation
This week, Bill O'Keeffe writes about how breeding is going, having to dose calves and the nitrates derogation.
Farmer Writes: bridging the disconnect between farmers and the rest
Tommy Moyles reflects on the communication barriers between farmers and factories and the wider industry.
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.