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.

Macra to take part in Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival
Last year 60,000 people participated in the Dublin Pride parade.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: scale is never enough to deliver a sustainable income
Scale can often cause financial problems much quicker than systems built on more controlled costs.
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SPONSORED
Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
Farmer Writes: margins as thin as the gable-end of a five euro note
Kieran Sullivan outlines how he chooses to sell and retain lambs and avoid being a busy amadán.
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Farmer Writes: the heart of industry resides in west Meath
Gerald Potterton admires the industry, shrewdness and entrepreneurship of a small village on the Meath Cavan border.
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DEALER
The Big Dealer: Beef Plan Movement to undergo restructuring
Beef plan changes, RTE ag correspondent, new chief at ICOS, Milky Way heifers and much more in this week's The Big Dealer.
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Tractor safety must be a top priority
Luke McDermott offers some tips and advice when it comes to operating tractors safely during this busy period on farms.
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SPONSORED
Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
FORESTRY
Online calculator to determine tree volume launched
Tree volume is a unit of measurement that details the size of a tree and can assist in determining the value of a tree or forest.
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Aldi criticised over ‘Made in Ireland’ brand
It has come to light that chicken products with Irish labelling may have originated in another part of the EU.
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Emissions breaches cost chicken producer €14,000
Western Brand Group Ltd in Co Mayo pleaded guilty to three charges at Castlebar District Court on 5 March.
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