How can farmers be expected to invest in slurry storage?
Jack Kennedy
Many farmers have plans to increase their slurry storage but say that they are finding it difficult to justify the cost, given the lack of clarity around the future of the Nitrates regulations.
22 May 2024 Viewpoints
Balmoral boosts summer positivity
Any business that can’t grow volume and value is immediately on the back foot.
22 May 2024 Viewpoints
Winter finisher problems continue
We have slaughtered an extra 20,000 cows so far in 2024, the majority of which are dairy cows.
Farm Tech Talk: Balmoral Show, milk prices and pedigree news
This week's Farm Tech Talk comes to you live from the 2024 Balmoral Show in Lisburn, Co Antrim.
17 May 2024 News
Debt levels up at farm service providers
Small businesses must stand up for themselves and complete cash flows.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Irish Farmers Journal / KPMG report on food security
Irish food producers are moving into an era where supermarkets are far more conscious of food security.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Farm Tech Talk: beef price slide, BISS deadline and nitrates in Europe
An update on beef prices, key farm scheme payment deadlines and nitrates across Europe all feature on this week's episode.
10 May 2024 News
Time for candidates to work for their farmer constituents
At the very mention of water quality, anger levels rose in the western farmers and the very same happened in Kilkenny.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
Cheddar investment in Northern Ireland
Dale Farm has moved to reward the farmer to further flatten the milk curve, and I presume to increase volumes processed on an annual basis.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
BISS application - the most important job of the year
BISS – The advice remains to get an application in and to make amendments after if necessary.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
Farm Tech Talk: getting cows back in-calf, lamb prices and long-term milk price
Suckler cows, future lamb prices and the long-term outlook for milk prices all feature on this week's show.
3 May 2024 News
Kerrygold battles heat up in North America
Will the new CEO of Ornua, Conor Galvin, formerly CEO of Dairygold, have the same appetite for competing brands when he sits in the Ornua hot seat?
1 May 2024 Viewpoints