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.

CAP: Taoiseach pledges to protect farmers’ money
Both the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste have given an undertaking to protect Irish farmers from a CAP budget shortfall.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: Britain and Brussels on course for a Brexit bust-up
It is essential that farm organisations, farmers and rural Ireland put Brexit front and centre of political debate.
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Farmer Writes: feeding, breeding and luck
Overall, lambing early has been more positive than negative. But as ever, we remember what went wrong more than what went right.
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Farmer Writes: Red tape smothering younger generation
David Morvan is a French dairy farmer who says that in the next 10 years, half of the country's farmers will retire
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DEALER
Dáil maths -the numbers don't add up
Looking at the likely formation of the next Dáil, it's hard to see how a stable government will emerge- unless it's one that farmers might fear
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High-risk period for electricity-related accidents
Arthur Byrne, public safety manager, ESB Networks, outlines important electrical safety precautions at this time of year.
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FORESTRY
Activating unused felling licences
Forest owners could help increase timber supply to sawmills at a time of log shortages and provide harvesting contractors with much needed work by activating unused licences
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Non-notifiable bird flu identified in Fermanagh
The strain identified, although non-notifiable, is a timely reminder to everyone that avian influenza is a constant threat, according to the chief veterinary officer for Northern Ireland.
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UFU calls for poultry farmers to review biosecurity protocols
UFU deputy president David Brown has urged producers to review their biosecurity measures to protect their own flock.
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