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Budget views at the mart: ‘they haven’t looked after the farmers’
Barry Murphy
Farmers at Carnew Mart shared their views on Budget 2023, ACRES and the weanling trade. Barry Murphy reports.
Autumn is a crucial time for water quality
The coming months are an important time for water quality. Risks are high for nutrient loss when land is wet and rainfall is more frequent.
28 September 2022 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief updates from the US, New Zealand, China and the UK.
Origin Enterprises' profits not lost
Origin Enterprises published its financial results on one of the busiest media days of the year but despite Budget 2023, farmers might still take notice.
28 September 2022 News
Closed slurry period starts next week
The closed period for slurry application has been extended and will start earlier than usual this season.
28 September 2022 News
Cut to flat-rate VAT payments will cost farmers €46m
The rate of the payment on sales by unregistered farmers falls from 5.5% to 5.0%.
28 September 2022 News
Farmer Writes: Early sowing a balancing act
Foggy mornings and shorter days with poorer drying, as autumn wears on, make for sticky min-till seedbeds.
28 September 2022 Farmer Writes
Grass+ Beef: farm covers peak as growth set to decline
The average farm cover is set to peak this week, with cooler temperatures and shortening daylight hours set to affect grass growth.
28 September 2022 Management
Minister defends budget and confirms only 30,000 places for ACRES in 2023
The Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to discuss Budget 2023 this week.
28 September 2022 News
Nord Stream leaks 'not a coincidence'
Pipeline ruptures mean higher gas prices and falling hopes of continued fertiliser production.
28 September 2022 News
Sky’s the limit for organics – McConalogue
Declan Marren reports from the Teagasc/Bord Bia/Department of Agriculture farm walk on John Purcell's farm in Co Tipperary.
28 September 2022 Management
Make use of slurry spreading windows before closed period
The deadline for spreading slurry is fast approaching, so farmers should take all opportunities to empty storage tanks before then.
27 September 2022 Management