Glanbia became the first Irish co-op to set a milk price. The country’s largest processor has warned about the state of global markets.Spring lamb farmers are facing into the reality that 2017 prices are significantly behind last year’s levels.Farmers in Co Donegal have been reunited with their sheep after DNA testing and paint markingswere used to trace the stolen sheep back to their original owners. The dry and settled weather has allowed for beef cattle to be put to grass. But what should you do? Ciarán Lenehan offers six tips for beef farmers.And, finally, Big Week on the Farm drew the audience but should farmers love it or loathe it? Caitríona Murphy takes a look.
Photo of the day
Courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal picture desk, here is our photo of the day:
David Ruffles photographed Co Galway dairy farmer Ollie McGuinness cleaning out his bulk tank after the milk collection on Tuesday.