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.

Decision time: find out what farmers are being offered
Leaked documents reveal what's on the table as talks continue. Reporting by Paul Mooney and Hannah Quinn-Mulligan.
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EDITORIAL
Minister and meat industry hold key to getting factories reopened
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, An Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said the Government is open to the introduction of a beef regulator.
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SPONSORED
Listowel Races: it’s a feeling
The Race is on … to Munster’s biggest and best harvest racing festival. Listowel will host its 161th harvest racing festival from Sunday to Saturday 8 to 14 September.
Farmer Writes: Brexit goalposts moving and a heated pool
The Brexit goalposts are continually being moved farther and farther away, hopefully into oblivion, writes Joe Collingborn.
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Farmer Writes: footbathing and weighing in full swing
Meal feeding is down at 2kg and should stay at this level for the rest of September at least, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
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SPONSORED
Listowel Races: it’s a feeling
The Race is on … to Munster’s biggest and best harvest racing festival. Listowel will host its 161th harvest racing festival from Sunday to Saturday 8 to 14 September.
DEALER
The Big Dealer: beef protesters’ disruption at Strokestown Show
Beef Plan disruption at Strokestown Show, canvassing and elections, ploughing and more in this week's Big Dealer.
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ESB Networks – connecting communities at the National Ploughing Championships
Jane Moloney, marketing specialist with ESB Networks, summarises a busy programme of events taking place on the ESB Networks stand.
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SPONSORED
Listowel Races: it’s a feeling
The Race is on … to Munster’s biggest and best harvest racing festival. Listowel will host its 161th harvest racing festival from Sunday to Saturday 8 to 14 September.
FORESTRY
Take a walk on the wild side in Clonad Woodland
A day of adventure awaits at the Forest food field day in Clonad Wood, outside Tullamore. Donal Whelan reports.
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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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Poultry producers fear further imports of 'sub-standard' product
Poultry farmers have raised concerns about the 100,000t quota for chicken included in the EU-Mercosur trade deal.
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