• A combination of tightening supplies and producers busy at fieldwork is leaving factory agents needing to work harder to maintain throughput as beef prices rise.
  • With New Zealand WMP futures climbing 2% in a week and other dairy markets rising, the IFA has stated 10 reasons why processors should set ambitious milk prices.
  • Teagasc is warning farmers to calculate water flow to troughs, so that cows have enough water during the current spell of warm sunny weather.
  • More than €1m has been spent battling wildfires by Cork County Council in the past four years, it has been revealed.
  • Farmers have been reminded that they have until next Monday, 15 May, to lodge their 2017 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application.
  • Photo of the day

    Scroll through the slideshow above to see our photo of the day, courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal picture desk.