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.

€100m autumn payout to beef farmers – Creed
It is hoped that the European Commission will set out the conditions of its contribution to the €100m beef fund next month.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: beef factories must do the right thing on €100m fund
The work is far from over. Attention now turns to how the €100m beef price compensation fund will be distributed.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia and Breast Cancer Ireland want to turn the countryside pink
Silage season 2019 is underway and swathes of the lush green countryside are about to be splashed with vibrant pink as a major #PinkBales fundraising drive is unwrapped.
Farmer Writes: dosing calves and concern over nitrates derogation
This week, Bill O'Keeffe writes about how breeding is going, having to dose calves and the nitrates derogation.
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Farmer Writes: bridging the disconnect between farmers and the rest
Tommy Moyles reflects on the communication barriers between farmers and factories and the wider industry.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia and Breast Cancer Ireland want to turn the countryside pink
Silage season 2019 is underway and swathes of the lush green countryside are about to be splashed with vibrant pink as a major #PinkBales fundraising drive is unwrapped.
DEALER
Brothers join forces at Devenish
The Brennan brothers are to work together to grow Devenish by 50% in the next two years.
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Biogas has potential to place farmers in new safety league
Bioenergy is a promising industry for Irish farmers, but producing flammable fuel will mean taking safety to a new level. Thomas Hubert reports on the German experience.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia and Breast Cancer Ireland want to turn the countryside pink
Silage season 2019 is underway and swathes of the lush green countryside are about to be splashed with vibrant pink as a major #PinkBales fundraising drive is unwrapped.
FORESTRY
Questions on forest tree spacing and density
Are our stocking densities of 2,500 trees per hectare too high compared to Oregon's 1,000 tree maximum?
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Aldi criticised over ‘Made in Ireland’ brand
It has come to light that chicken products with Irish labelling may have originated in another part of the EU.
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Emissions breaches cost chicken producer €14,000
Western Brand Group Ltd in Co Mayo pleaded guilty to three charges at Castlebar District Court on 5 March.
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