Ploughing 2023: ‘Ploughing has been part of our family for generations’
Kelsey Daly
Emma Gowing has competed in the farmerette class, but will be on the sidelines at Ratheniska. Here, she tells Kelsey Daly about her family’s ploughing pedigree.
16 September 2023 News
Ploughing 2023: Fail to prepare, prepare to fail
Alan Cox from Tullamore, Co Offaly, has been competing since he was 18. he told Kelsey Daly how he now combines competing with judging and coaching.
14 August 2023 News
Farmers secure payments of up to €3,000 under Roscommon EIP
The Rathcroghan farming EIP scheme is the only scheme to focus on heritage preservation in Ireland.
Pneumonia and lungworm prevalent due to unseasonable weather
Vets have said that the warm and moist weather have been causing animal health issues in livestock, with one vet in the west saying red water is rampant.
13 August 2023 News
Agri jobs: mechanic and dairy workers wanted
€35,000 is being offered for a full-time position on a farm in Tuam.
12 August 2023 News
Beef price cuts ‘too much to bear’ - ICSA
The ICSA is advising farmers to seriously consider leaving sheds empty this winter, if beef prices don’t change.
11 August 2023 News
My Farming Week: Ciara Flannery, Bangor Erris, Co Mayo
Ciara has just completed her degree in agriculture and is very busy with her beekeeping and sheep work.
9 August 2023 News
Farmer views: ‘the beef welfare scheme is hardly worth it’
Farmers at Roscommon and Tullow marts shared their views on the new National Beef Welfare Scheme (NBWS) and a Brazilian beef export boom with Kelsey Daly and Barry Murphy.
9 August 2023 News
Sustainability and apples to the fore of Waterford’s harvest festival
The Waterford Harvest Festival is funded by Waterford City and County Council and is a weekend-long event from 8 to 10 September.
9 August 2023 News
IFA to hold organic farm walk in Monaghan
Organic representatives are among some of the speakers that will be attending the IFA farm walk.
9 August 2023 News
Wet weather to return at weekend before dry spell
Met Éireann has forecast bright spells for Sunday morning, with some areas of the south and east to avoid the rain in the afternoon.
9 August 2023 News
Dog control measures urgently required - INHFA
Due to a rise in the number of dog attacks on sheep, the INHFA is again calling for “the introduction of legislation to ban all non-working dogs from our hills and farmlands”.
9 August 2023 News