Farming news

The Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing the most up to date and informative farming news in Ireland.

Brexit will create a 'new scale' of milk crisis – EDA
The European Dairy Association is the representative body of dairy processors in the European Union.
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EDITORIAL
Working together has to be a priority for farmers
There are numerous examples of how increased cooperation across sectors and between farmers can drive profit.
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SPONSORED
Heiferlac is the milk replacer of choice on award-winning dairy farm
Award winning dairy farmer Darran McKenna has fed Volac Heiferlac milk replacer to his replacement heifer calves for the past three years.
Farmer Writes: the Brexit bus battles on and the driver has no control
A bout of mastitis and the Brexit bus battles on, writes Joe Collingborn.
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Disappointing milk price drop for first big pay cheque
Bill O’Keeffe reacts to the Glanbia milk price cut and how the changed weather is affecting his farm.
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DEALER
The Big Dealer: photo mix-ups and flare-ups
Photo mix-ups, Creed heads to Spain, Teagasc recruits, Cheltenham, water quality focus and more in this week's The Big Dealer.
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Heavy lifting – is there another way?
A bad back injury can destroy your work and personal life but there are plenty of ways of avoiding it, writes Peter Varley.
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SPONSORED
Heiferlac is the milk replacer of choice on award-winning dairy farm
Award winning dairy farmer Darran McKenna has fed Volac Heiferlac milk replacer to his replacement heifer calves for the past three years.
FORESTRY
What we do with our timber
Irish timber production is forecast to increase from 3.7m to 6m cubic metres within six years. Donal Magner asks if we are making the best use of our timber resources.
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Fane Valley acquires Silver Hill Foods
The acquisition has been called a ‘good news story’ by Irish duck producer Silver Hill Foods.
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Loophole in country of origin labelling must be resolved – IFA
The Irish Farmers Association protested outside Kerry Foods in Shillelagh, Co Wicklow, on Friday.
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