The Live Aid generation
Áine Hennessy
The links between rural Ireland and Africa have always been apparent to Catherine Corcoran, Concern Worldwide's country director for Ethiopia, writes Áine Hennessy.
15 June 2016 News
€320m Mayo windfarm secures planning permission
An Bord Pleanála has approved the development of the wind farm in Co Mayo, due to be fully operational by 2020.
29 May 2016 Crops
Watch: High yields for winter wheat fields
On a high-yielding farm near Athy, Co Kildare, tillage editor Andy Doyle explains how to get the most out of your winter wheat harvest.
31 May deadline for changes to BPS application
More than 130,000 farmers applied for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) by last Monday's deadline. Farmers now have until 31 May to make amendments to their applications, if necessary.
21 May 2016 News
EU project to boost innovative farming in the Burren
The goal of the project is to increase the socio-economic viability and environmental efficiency of the chosen areas, some of which are currently threatened by marginalisation.
21 May 2016 News
EU average milk price falls by almost 8% for February 2016
The weighted EU average farmgate milk price for February 2016 decreased by 7.8% compared with same month last year, according to latest reports from the EU Milk Market Observatory.
4 May 2016 News
Watch: irrigating dry land for cash crops in Ethiopia
For many years, Duguna Fango in the Wolayita zone of Ethiopia was barren land because of drought, but the establishment of an irrigation scheme in 2013 changed the lives of local farmers.
1 May 2016 News
Slurry or fertiliser: which should come first?
We take a look at one reader's query on slurry and fertiliser - which should come first and how long should you wait between spreading one and the other?
24 April 2016 News
To roll or to not to roll - that is the question
To roll or not to roll your bumpy pastures after early grazing in wet conditions? We answer one reader's question ahead of this silage season.
23 April 2016 Management
Farm accident support group for mid-west counties
Bereavement support group Embrace FARM plan to extend its services to counties Clare, Limerick and Tipperary.
3 April 2016 News
Chinese willing to pay more for quality dairy products – Kantar
Despite the slowdown of global dairy markets, the liquid milk market in China continues to grow, market researchers say.
3 April 2016 News
Competition launched to find Ireland's biggest spud lover
Spud growers across Ireland are now invited to sow their potatoes and join in SpudLove 2016, an initiative to try and encourage Irish communities to fall in love with the spud all over again.
2 April 2016 News