There’s snow chance of a white Christmas this year, according to Met Éireann. However, there will be heavy wind and rain on the main day. ”I’m pretty satisfied that we do not have a national fodder crisis.” Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed is ruling out a fodder relief budget for now. Despite a warning on milk prices for 2018, dairy farmers in Northern Ireland are expecting to grow output next year. Some 1,600 organic farmers have started receiving 85% of their organic scheme payments for 2017.And finally, everyone loves a good vintage tractor. Well, the Irish Farmers Journal machinery team
Courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal picture desk, here is our photo of the day:
Sean Cadogan (left) speaking with Brennus and Philipe Voarino after a delivery of straw was made from the mainland in Cork to Sherkin Island recently.