Reader photos: frost arrives on Irish farms
Amy Forde
Winter has truly arrived on Irish farms over the last number of days. Share your photos with us here.
1 December 2023 Poultry
Ireland’s poultry sector commits to lowering emissions in new roadmap
The roadmap also states that a priority for the poultry sector will be to work with Bord Bia to further develop its carbon footprinting model.
30 November 2023 News
Leitrim students develop farm safety calendar for 2024
Each month has a different farm safety tip or piece of advice based on what is happening on many farms across the country in that month.
Green light for nature restoration law from environment committee MEPs
Proposed new EU law sets ambitious restoration land and sea targets for 2030.
30 November 2023 News
Over 800 cattle and sheep tested in Ireland for bluetongue
The Department reminds susceptible livestock owners to remain vigilant for signs of bluetongue disease.
30 November 2023 News
Teagasc’s Newford herd moves from Athenry to Roscommon
The new farm has extensive cattle wintering facilities and some of these will be used for the Newford suckler herd, with the remaining facilities used as a specialised winter finishing beef unit.
30 November 2023 News
Decision to scrap VAT rebate on bulk tanks damaging - ICMSA
The level of deliberately undermining decisions now being applied to the dairy farming sector, in which we lead the world, is now a matter of depressing astonishment, Pat McCormack said.
30 November 2023 News
Don’t take mortgage refusal lying down, farmer warns
The Irish Farmers Journal asked PTSB if it is happy to lend to farmers who are building a house in close proximity to farm buildings.
29 November 2023 News
In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
Take a look at a selection of some of our favourite reader photos sent in by Irish Farmers Journal readers.
29 November 2023 News
Farmers should push for action on climate - McGuinness
We can’t keep doing things the way we have been doing them up to now, she said in relation to biodiversity loss and resource scarcity.
29 November 2023 News
Cork IFA to protest in Carrigaline on Friday over derogation cut
Dairy farmers need a "short phase-in period" to comply with the new derogation rules, Cork central IFA chair Conor O'Leary has said.
29 November 2023 News
Farm incomes to recover in 2024 after sharp falls in 2023
The average farm income in 2023 is estimated to be down 44% to just under €24,800, but the decrease is almost entirely driven by the drop in income experienced in the dairy and tillage sectors.
28 November 2023 News