Farming news

The Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and informative farming news in Ireland. Browse through the articles below to keep up with the latest Irish farming news, opinion pieces, videos and more.

Damien’s Diary: more to the story than meets the eye
No one wants to ban alcohol to stop alcoholism - why should we need to ban farming to stop climate change? Damien O'Reilly writes.
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EDITORIAL
Making the right changes for the right reason in dairy
The calibre of nominee put forward by co-ops will be dependent on ensuring good, well-skilled farmers recognise the need for them to get directly involved.
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SPONSORED
The importance of celebrating Irish food produce
As the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 remain, we at the National Dairy Council are more grateful than ever to represent the resilient group of farmers and food producers of Ireland.
Farmer writes: hard to know what to do
There's a lot more extra things to think about when it comes to selling cattle this year, writes Donegal suckler farmers James Strain.
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Farmer Writes: nerves are tested at scanning time
Scanning isn’t the same level of nerves as TB testing, but there’s a bit of concern at the same time, writes Tommy Moyles.
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SPONSORED
The importance of celebrating Irish food produce
As the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 remain, we at the National Dairy Council are more grateful than ever to represent the resilient group of farmers and food producers of Ireland.
DEALER
The Big Dealer: changing of the guard within the IFA
IFA appointments, ravers amid beans, Eurofarm milestone, non-GMO milk on shelf and more in this week's Big Dealer.
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Scottish Prices: continued strong trade for beef and lamb in Scotland
Farmers Journal Scotland Editor John Sleigh has his take on the week's beef and sheep markets.
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SPONSORED
The importance of celebrating Irish food produce
As the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 remain, we at the National Dairy Council are more grateful than ever to represent the resilient group of farmers and food producers of Ireland.
FORESTRY
New native woodland created in Maam Valley
A chemical-free, biodiverse native woodland becomes a reality for Co Galway sheep farmer, writes Donal Magner.
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6,000 chickens killed in Tyrone shed fire
Eight appliances from surrounding fire stations, including an aerial appliance, attended the incident.
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Bird flu farmers get compensation
The IFA poultry chair said it would not cover costs but it would help.
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