Potatoes, min-till and minding soil in Tipperary
Niamh Murphy
Will Stokes farms in partnership with his father Paddy in Kilsheelan, Co Tipperary.
10 July 2024 News
Farmers feel betrayed by Government's decision to scrap cow exit scheme
The Government's decision to scrap plans for a dairy cow cull scheme has been met with strong farmer views, with 56% of respondents disagreeing with the decision.
3 July 2024 News
Choosing a cover crop for your system
Cover crops chosen should suit your system and be tailored to the end use goals.
Agri jobs: opportunity on 500-cow dairy farm with 50-bail rotary
There is no shortage of opportunities for those with knowledge and experience with dairy cows around the country.
29 June 2024 News
Public to have their say in reviewing Ireland’s wildlife legislation
The online public consultation is open until September 13 and is a chance for the public to decide where we should go beyond the minimum protections set down under EU law.
27 June 2024 News
Weekend weather: alternating wet and dry spells
The weekend will bring mixed weather, with temperatures of up to 20°C on Sunday, according to Met Éireann.
27 June 2024 News
IFJ Junior: dress made from silage wrap reaches Junk Kouture final
A dress made from used silage wrap has reached the Junk Kouture final in Dublin, Niamh Murphy reports.
26 June 2024 News
Jason Fleming elected Kerry IFA chair
The votes were counted yesterday, Tuesday 25, and a return rate of 89% was recorded.
26 June 2024 News
Agriculture accounted for 20 work-related fatalities last year
The Health and Safety Authority has published its 2023 report. The report also shows that despite employment levels reaching a record high, work-related fatalities are decreasing.
24 June 2024 News
Agri jobs: excavator and tractor drivers wanted
A Dublin-based company is looking for a number of excavator drivers with relevant experience, while tractor drivers are required by a Kilkenny-based company.
22 June 2024 News
Watch: 600kg-plus cattle average €1,835 in Kilkenny Mart
While there was a buoyant trade for slaughter-fit animals auctioneer George Candler cited that tight grass supplies led to an easing in price for light and plainer Friesian animals.
21 June 2024 Markets
Factories 'undermining' sheep trade - IFA
IFA sheep chair Adrian Gallagher said that factories must be more responsible in their pricing of lamb and must reflect the costs and input of farmers.
21 June 2024 News