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.

Prices rise as factories are on the hunt for cattle
Christmas demand and Brexit contingency planning driving are putting heat into the beef trade.
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EDITORIAL
A silent revolution in an overlooked sector
Is it time to put in place a national plan to further develop and grow this sustainable sector?
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SPONSORED
CalfChat poll shows calf rearers adopting simpler time-saving feeding methods
Calf rearers using milk replacer are being reminded to base their feeding calculations on the number of grammes of the product fed to calves rather than the volume of mixed milk.
A simple system to feed dry cows
John Egerton weans early and puts cows onto a restricted diet on his Fermanagh farm.
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Farmer Writes: pricing up for a switch to dairying
Kieran Sullivan is currently pricing up walls, concrete, and a lean-to roof that would join onto the existing cubicles for the switch to dairying.
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CalfChat poll shows calf rearers adopting simpler time-saving feeding methods
Calf rearers using milk replacer are being reminded to base their feeding calculations on the number of grammes of the product fed to calves rather than the volume of mixed milk.
DEALER
Where's the mute button?
The Irish Limouisn Cattle Society held its AGM online this week as COVID-19 restrictions prevented the usual format.
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Less glitches with the ball hitch
With ball and spoon hitching systems growing in popularity, Peter Thomas Keaveney looks into the concept and speaks to a Cork contractor to find out why he made the switch in hitch.
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CalfChat poll shows calf rearers adopting simpler time-saving feeding methods
Calf rearers using milk replacer are being reminded to base their feeding calculations on the number of grammes of the product fed to calves rather than the volume of mixed milk.
FORESTRY
Jo O'Hara to advise Minister Hackett on MacKinnon report on forestry
The report was commissioned by the Department to review the processes and procedures for the licensing of afforestation and felling in Ireland.
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