Weather forecast

A status yellow blight warning remains in place. Met Éireann is forecasting a humid and warm day, with some patches of mist, fog or drizzle. Some bright or sunny spells will develop later. Temperatures will reach 18°C to 22°C in light to moderate southwesterly breezes. Tonight will be close and damp with some mist and drizzle, and lowest temperatures of 12°C to 14°C.

In the news

  • A key Italian buyer wants more Irish weanlings and beef
  • Listen: €300/cow milk price gap in 2016 Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG milk price review
  • IFA grain growers continue their protest at the Department of Agriculture’s head office last night.
  • There are fears for the EU’sCAP budget after Brexit.
  • Coming up on

  • We watch as the EU and Japan are due to sign a landmark trade agreement.
  • The latest agri job offers.
  • What’s on today

  • Cork IFA outdoor event on revised standards for agri vehicles, 11am-1.30pm, Macroom mart
  • Irish Holstein Friesian Association national open day, farm of Victor Jackson, Crossnacole Holsteins, Kiltegan, Co Wicklow
  • To find out more about events near you, visit our agri-events calendar.