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Peter Varley
Peter Varley

Irish Farmers Journal

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Peter Varley joined the Farmers Journal in September 2012, contributing to the publication in the livestock, property and business sections. Peter holds an Honours Degree in Food and Agri Business Management from UCD and plans to undertake a masters in grassland production for beef herds. The title of his masters is “Identification of the maximum production potential of grassland to increase profitability on Irish beef farms on a national and regional basis".

Last week’s sheep price gains remain intact, with incredible demand in the marts.
By Peter Varley on 22 March 2018
The Irish Farmers Journal/IFA SOS event in Elphin, Roscommon heard how a well-run, efficient 40ha suckler farm with high levels of efficiency will generate a net profit of just €12,000.
By Peter Varley on 13 March 2018
After eight years of merciless drought, a Kiwi livestock farmer made crucial changes to grow his business tenfold and beat depression, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 04 January 2018
Peter Varley from the Irish Farmers Journal writes about his experience of farming in New Zealand.
By Peter Varley on 28 December 2017
Most TAMS II developments require planning permission or an exemption from planning before an application can be made.
By Peter Varley on 22 December 2017
Kieran and Jim McDermott share their story of building a shed with the help of TAMS II.
By Peter Varley on 28 December 2017
Gary Gorman from Co Galway talks about the difficulty he had building his shed.
By Peter Varley on 26 December 2017
Following one year’s work, this farm is completely transformed, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 24 August 2017
Lamb prices are being pulled back, but the level and success of reductions is variable.
By Peter Varley on 20 July 2017
Factories are applying significant downward price pressure on lamb prices this week.
By Peter Varley on 20 July 2017
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