Beef
NEWS
Listen: ‘We need to keep the spotlight on the factories’
Fianna Fáil spokesperson for agriculture Charlie McConalogue has called on Minister Creed to immediately convene the beef forum to hold factories to account over sliding beef quotes.
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Mobile handling units – what’s the support?
With a raft of mobile handling equipment available to farmers we examine the support available through TAMS.
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Grass+: growth consistent for last three weeks
Cold nights and shortening days have not yet had a great impact on growth, writes Matthew Halpin.
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Fodder deficit declines as growth picks up
The Irish Farmers Journal specialists report from the fields where farmers are doing different things to grow more fodder.
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Watch: vet sounds – be vigilant about pneumonia
In our first weekly vet review, Tommy Heffernan stresses the importance of protecting your cattle from the threat of pneumonia.
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MARKETS
Ringside comment: more positivity with improved farmer and feedlot demand
Farmers and feeders have been more active at marts, which has led to a slightly improved trade for continentals, but dairy-crosses are still a tough sell.
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Your guide to the 2018 National Ploughing Championships
From September 18-20, Screggan, Tullamore will transform for the 87th annual National Ploughing Championships. Here’s everything you need to know & what you just can’t miss if you’re heading to Offaly
Hit the Ploughing Championships with Marty Mone at the Bayer Marquee
Meet country and western singer Marty Mone at the Bayer marquee this September
Visit the IFA at the National Ploughing Championships 2018
BLOCK 2, ROW 12, STAND 262 The IFA offers a range of information, advice and registration opportunities for members over the course of the Ploughing Championships.