World Cheese Awards entries open
One of the biggest international cheese competitions opens for entries to this year's event. Dee Laffan writes
10 May 2023 News
Ireland's pig population fell by 8.64% in 2022
National pig census 2022 reveals Ireland’s pig population drops to lowest number in five years.
3 May 2023 News
Irish milk supply down 1.8% in March
Irish milk production in March 2023 fell compared to the same period in 2022.
Fifty farms sought for biodiversity mentoring programme
The Horses Mouth advisory service, run by Farming for Nature, is open to farmers for applications again this year.
3 May 2023 News
Hitting the hills in Donegal
With coastal scenery and green countryside, Inishowen Walking Festival makes a welcome return for a second outing this weekend, writes Naomi Hamilton-O'Donnell.
15 September 2022 Health
European Central Bank is here to make things harder
Interest rate hike on Thursday makes mortgages and loans more expensive.
7 September 2022 News
Agri-food sector showed 'tremendous resilience' during pandemic – McConalogue
Minister Charlie McConalogue said the agri-food sector employed 163,600 people or 7.1% of total employment in 2020.
11 November 2021 News
Climate Action Plan: targets set for cover crops and straw incorporation
Tillage farmers get detail on €50m allocation for Straw Incorporation Measure as target set for 10% of tillage area by 2030.
4 November 2021 News
Bird flu found in wild bird in Galway
The Department reiterates that strict biosecurity measures are necessary to prevent the introduction of avian influenza into poultry and captive bird flocks.
4 November 2021 News
Five-fold jump in funding for organics is ‘unsurprising’
Head of the Irish Organic Association said the Government allocation of €256m to organics last week is ‘unsurprising’ and in line with the Programme for Government commitment.
27 October 2021 News
Weekend weather: mixed showers and sunshine
The weekend will be mostly mild, with scattered showers and fresh coastal winds.
21 May 2021 News
My Farming Week: Mark McCann, Rush, Co Dublin
Mark McCann, a lettuce grower from Rush, Co Dublin, spoke to the Irish Farmers Journal about his business supplying supermarkets with fresh produce from the hinterlands of north Dublin.
19 May 2021 News