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.

Issue resolved after some farmers could not apply to BEAM
A small number of farmers had been unable to apply to the €100m BEAM scheme this week.
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EDITORIAL
Processors and politicians needed to make suckling profitable
The profitably of suckler beef production has and will continue to be shaped by political decisions relating to support payments.
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Farmer Writes: we can't allow beef to be sold at small margins
I share the narrative that I’ve read and listened to in the past fortnight that these protests were the result of a simmering anger amongst beef farmers, writes James Mimnagh.
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Farmer Writes: smash and grab harvest
The weather means baling straw is difficult – while there's still some winter barley straw to bale, writes Gerald Potterton.
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Summer is the perfect time to carry out some maintenance on your Stanley or Rayburn range cooker so that you won't have any worries when the weather starts to turn colder.
DEALER
IFA referee puts down the whistle
There are rules for the IFA election, but a four-string field means tough hurling is ahead.
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Transporting grain and bales safely
There have been a number of incidents in recent weeks of straw and hay bales going up in flames during transport or loads becoming undone.
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Up to €1,000 off Stanley and Rayburn range cookers
Summer is the perfect time to carry out some maintenance on your Stanley or Rayburn range cooker so that you won't have any worries when the weather starts to turn colder.
FORESTRY
Resolving the ash dieback crisis
Compensation is required for growers with diseased ash crops, whose markets are confined to firewood rather than hurleys and furniture
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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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