Farmer views at Tullamore: ‘they’re not looking at the planes in the sky’
Barry Murphy
Farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep open day at Tullamore Farm shared their views on their future, emissions targets, costs and organic farming. Barry Murphy and Noel Bardon report.
6 July 2022 News
NI news round-up: tax bills and bird control
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
22 June 2022 News
Payments review prudent as Glanbia changes timing of milk cheques
As Glanbia Co-op moves to twice per month milk payments, farmers may need to review their own payment mandates to ensure they are aligned, writes Anne Finnegan.
Global grain markets compounding pig problems
Michael McKeon, Teagasc Moorepark, takes a look at feed prices and what’s happening around the world in relation to grain markets.
8 June 2022 Pigs
Five options for late-calving suckler cows
With breeding under way in spring-calving herds, Kieran Mailey outlines some options for dealing with late-calving cows.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Beef and sheep in an era of rising costs
CAFRE has held a series of farm walks across NI to explore what can be done to mitigate rising input costs. David Wright reports.
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers continuing to invest in farms – AIB
Out of any sector, agricultural customers of AIB sought overdraft credit least often over the last five years.
21 May 2022 News
Payment of €24m of 2021 GLAS balance begins
Over 39,000 farmers are set to receive the balance of their agri-environmental payment over the coming weeks, the minister has said.
18 May 2022 News
Dairy Management: good time to do a cashflow forecast
Milk prices are high but so too are input prices and cash is in big demand, writes Aidan Brennan.
9 May 2022 Management
Over 10,000 single application forms still to be submitted
A department spokesperson said “no general problems” with single applications have been reported so far this year.
Using wire to grow and utilise more grass
With input costs experiencing a sharp hike in price, farmers need to make use of all options at their disposal including improving grazing infrastructure.
27 April 2022 Infrastructure
Greater scrutiny being placed on farm investments
With higher spending being apportioned to rising input costs such as fertiliser and feed, farmers are putting more consideration into investment in farm infrastructure.
27 April 2022 Infrastructure