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.

Good week/bad week: winners and losers in Irish farming
We take a look at who’s been winning and who’s been losing in Irish agriculture this week.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: farm politics must stay focused on Brussels
We can expect a Polish commissioner to push for faster full convergence across all member states.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
Farmer Writes: when dog food costs more than beef something is wrong
In the main heifers have killed out very well this year. Lambs on the other hand killed out very poorly in August, writes Ronan Delany.
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Farmer Writes: golden age of chemical farming is about to change
Gerald Potterton foresees a very difficult period of change ahead for all of Europe’s commercial tillage farmers.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
DEALER
The Big Dealer: bachelors wanted to represent the nation
Bachelors in Wesmeath, Dairygold election, Christmas cracker, Christmas tree cartel, combines charity and more in this week's The Big Dealer.
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High-risk period for electricity-related accidents
Arthur Byrne, public safety manager, ESB Networks, outlines important electrical safety precautions at this time of year.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
FORESTRY
Department fails to push through fee for forestry appeals
Options are being considered on how to deal with issues relating to forestry.
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