News & opinion

The latest farming news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with breaking news stories from the agriculture sector.

An Taisce subverting planning process – IFA
The IFA said that An Taisce should accept the decisions that have been made already in regard to the Glanbia cheese plant.
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Editorial: when it boils down to it, votes are more important than water quality
With sectoral carbon budgets for the next decade set to be established in the months ahead, there is a need to quickly reposition agriculture in the national debate.
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Forefront T: the Ideal herbicide for grazing pastures
When it comes to choosing the perfect broad-spectrum weed killer for grazing pastures, Forefront T is the gold standard.
Farmer Writes: grass is growing and so is everything else
Lambs are thriving on Kieran Sullivan’s farm and yearling heifers are also flying and bulling away mad.
Farmer Writes: difficult to say what harm the Arctic spring has done
The frost might have been the least of our oilseed rape’s problem, writes Gerald Potterton.
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Forefront T: the Ideal herbicide for grazing pastures
When it comes to choosing the perfect broad-spectrum weed killer for grazing pastures, Forefront T is the gold standard.
IFA rule changes causing friction
Rules limiting the time representatives spend on national committees are dividing opinion within the IFA's higher echelons.
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Tachographs for tractors during silage season could prevent fatalities - HSA
The Health and Safety Authority has highlighted its concerns about young drivers operating machinery and the pressure around silage time.
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Forefront T: the Ideal herbicide for grazing pastures
When it comes to choosing the perfect broad-spectrum weed killer for grazing pastures, Forefront T is the gold standard.
Ireland's inequitable licence system revealed
Geraldine O'Sullivan of the IFA, has exposed the sharp contrast between Ireland's unfair forestry licence system compared with Belgium, France, Germany and Sweden.
TikTok duckling craze gone quackers
Poultry sellers have stopped selling ducklings over animal welfare concerns.
Northeast poultry farmers team up to support Cambodian families
The farmers hope their donation will help to provide food and income security to Cambodian families in need.