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Macra: IFYE trip to Switzerland
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In the first of a two-part series, Fabian Jacob of North Kilkenny Macra outlines his experience of the International Farm Youth Exchange.
6 September 2017 Dairylink
Health plan revised after milk test results
Herd health screening is a useful tool in managing diseases and parasites. Peter McCann and Conail Keown report
28 June 2017 Community
Time to forget our differences and work together for the future of rural Ireland
Ambassador for the Action Plan for Rural Ireland Pat Spillane and Senator John O’Mahony spoke to Macra na Feirme about the future of rural Ireland at the recent Croke Park Challenge Cup.
Herd focus: Sandy Bar Angus
Peter Thomas Keaveney recently visited the 39th annual Short Grass pedigree Angus bull and heifer sale.
10 May 2017 Pedigree
Six finalists set for National Leadership Awards
The six finalists in Macra na Feirme’s National Leadership Awards have been announced. Each finalist went through a challenging interview process and will now proceed to the final interview stage.
18 January 2017 Community
Origin poaches UCD bigwig
The well-known and hugely respected crops professor Jimmy Burke is leading an exciting new initiative with Origin Enterprises.
14 December 2016 Dealer
How to tag calves safely
Peter Varley looks at the steps involved in tagging animals safely on the farm
14 December 2016 Tagging
Co-operation central to wood mobilisation – IFA
IFA farm forestry chair points out issues with forestry management.
28 September 2016 Fovember
Macra has its say on upcoming budget
Macra na Feirme had its say at the two-day National Economic Dialogue that took place recently in Dublin Castle.
6 July 2016 Community
Closing date for club of the year approaching
Every club is urged to enter the annual competition as the closing date of 30 June nears.
22 June 2016 Community
Tackling the cost of finance needs to be prioritised
Macra na Feirme national president Seán Finan says that tackling the cost of finance for young farmers must be a priority.
8 June 2016 Community