• Two more of the country’s big co-ops met on Monday to set the milk price for March milk.
  • The Farm Safety Partnership in Northern Ireland has launched a powerful new ad campaign which aims to educate farmers about the dangers of a cow at calving. You can watch the ad campaign here.
  • Although rain has hampered its progression, silage season 2017 is either under way or at the front of farmers’ minds. Take a look at our silage 2017 guide to making great bales.
  • According to the futures market, a slip in prices at Tuesday’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction can be expected. You can get a full report on the GDT on www.farmersjournal.ie on Tuesday afternoon.
  • And finally, The Dealer reports that an investigation is under way in Northern Ireland following two separate bust-ups at the Balmoral Show last week.
  • Photo of the day

    Courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal picture desk, here is our photo of the day:

    Standing on 28 acres, Brook House, Rathregan, Batterstown, Co Meath, is on the market. You can read more about this fine property in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.