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.

Weekend weather: more heavy rain on the way
Met Éireann is forecasting wet and humid conditions, with a weather warning in place.
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EDITORIAL
Homebred clause should be introduced to BEAM
One area of concern of the new beef aid scheme would be the sweeping exclusion of farmers milking cows who finish their own animals.
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SPONSORED
Maxammon helps to improve rumen performance and digestibility
Harbro has been working with and developing the Maxammon technology for more than 10 years.
Farmer Writes: feeding 3t of silage a day in July
Grass growth has fallen off a cliff on Bill O'Keeffe's Kilkenny farm.
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Farmer Writes: TB testing and breeding on the home straight
More silage was made on the farm this year than ever before, and all of it in less than 10 weeks, writes Tommy Moyles.
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DEALER
New big cheese for Carbery Group
No surprise that the new chair of Carbery is a Cork man.
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‘No one will ever give out to you for being too careful’
As part of National Farm Safety Week, James Taylor spoke to some of those who have been affected by a farm-related accident.
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SPONSORED
Maxammon helps to improve rumen performance and digestibility
Harbro has been working with and developing the Maxammon technology for more than 10 years.
FORESTRY
Letter: 'A need for leadership from ministers on forestry programme'
"There is a forest emergency," - John McCarthy, None-So-Hardy (Forestry), Co Wicklow.
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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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