Potato growers facing unprecedented sprouting problem
Concerns have been raised among Ireland’s potato growers as the recent period of high temperatures has prompted sprouting in potato drills.
Regulator to review controversial Shannon water pipeline project
The Government has asked the utilities watchdog to conduct a review of Irish Water's proposed pipe to carry water to Dublin through farmers' land.
'Sheep stealer the worst thing to call a farmer in rural Ireland'
A court in Donegal this week heard that to be called a sheep stealer is the worst thing a farmer can be called in rural Ireland, writes Stephen Maguire.
BDGP deadline: Department tells ineligible farmers to buy stock
Farmers in the BDGP scheme have been told by the Department that they risk payment penalties if they do not meet the scheme’s requirements.