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.

'Constructive' meeting between Kerry Group and co-op on price dispute
Both sides involved in the dispute over Kerry Group's 2015 milk price will meet again next Thursday.
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EDITORIAL
Taoiseach recognises flaws in measurement of agriculture emissions
The recent statement by the Taoiseach is highly significant for Irish agriculture.
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SPONSORED
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
Farmer Writes: tups and bulls struggle on through the rain
Conditions have been difficult for breeding cattle and sheep in the Scottish borders, writes Ali Gordon.
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Farmer Writes: going toe-to-toe with a Charolais bullock
"My big, long-nailed toe ricocheted around inside my boot like you see a crash test dummy in slow motion" – Gerald Potterton had an incident with a Charolais bullock.
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SPONSORED
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
DEALER
Beef Plan at a crossroads
With elections in the offing, it's fair to say the Beef Plan Movement has come a long way in 12 months.
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Top tips for farmyard safety this winter
Adam Woods looks at how farmers can make their farmyard safer and avoid accidents this winter.
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SPONSORED
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
FORESTRY
Forestry debate: conflicting farmer views from Leitrim and Roscommon
As An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar calls for 400 million trees to be planted in the next 20 years, farmers expressed their opinions on the proposal.
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Bord Bia pork and poultry campaign to ‘build awareness’
The campaign, European pork and poultry - excellence in quality assurance and food safety, will commence in early 2020.
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Tariff-free access for 180,000t of Mercosur poultry
Amy Forde looks at what access the Mercosur bloc of countries will have to the EU market for poultry.
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