Weather woes on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest report from the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep farm.
UFU rejects splash plate ban proposal
The compulsory use of low emission slurry spreading equipment on all farms in NI has been deemed “not feasible”
8 March 2023 Community
New measures in TB programme will reduce burden of controls on farmers - IFA
IFA animal health chair TJ Maher said the new arrangements agreed for the TB programme meet two key criteria for farmers.
NI breeders push for export sales in Britain
The need for the six-month standstill period for Northern Ireland livestock stems from original Brexit withdrawal agreement which came into effect in January 2021.
8 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Funding of up to €3m for new research projects available
If we want to future-proof our primary producers and agri-food sector, we need to continue investing heavily in cutting edge research, Minister Martin Heydon said.
3 March 2023 News
Preparing cattle for turnout
As the temperatures begin to rise, take some time to check all is in place for the upcoming grazing writes Natascha Meunier, Beef HealthCheck programme manager with AHI.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Spring a crucial time for animal health
Aidan Brennan takes a look at what is covered in the special animal health focus.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Financial benefits central for flock health planning uptake
Jason Barley, AFBI, says that cash benefits for farmers will increase buy in to flock health and production plans.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Curing common calf problems
March is the month of many problems and this can be especially true when it comes to calves.
1 March 2023 Animal Health
Sheep scab vaccine under development
A new lateral flow test for scab, which should allow a much quicker turnaround for results, is also under development at present.
1 March 2023 Northern Ireland
New TB compensation welcomed but questions remain for new testing rules - ICSA
The ICSA has said it did not agree to the €70 contribution provided to breeding herds for extra testing being a once-off payment.
1 March 2023 News
New TB compensation will significantly reduce burden of TB – IFA
IFA animal health chair TJ Maher says that the live valuation scheme will help ensure farmers get the correct market price for any animals taken from their farm.
1 March 2023 News