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Dealing with the fallout from ash dieback
Declan O’Brien
Simon White of the Limerick Tipperary Woodland Owners and Derek McCabe of the Irish Forestry Owners are two growers directly impacted by ash dieback. They share their experiences of the disease.
3 April 2024 News
Wettest March in Kerry since 1963 - Met Éireann
Rainfall during March 2024 has been above average in most places, but it was wettest in the south and east.
28 March 2024 News
Farmers wanted for Ireland’s Fittest Family
Ireland’s Fittest Family is back. Now in its twelfth year, the competition is more intense than ever.
Cattle farmer frustration hitting new highs
With weather, ACRES, and nitrates issues on top to the distrust of the revamped ICBF index, anger is being expressed at meetings across the country.
13 March 2024 Dealer
Female-only tractor training course launched
Participants in the course will be able to avail of both hands-on learning and classroom teaching.
12 March 2024 News
Review into labour retention in meat sector
Meat factories receive the largest number of the permits issued within the agricultural sector.
28 February 2024 News
Farmer Writes: Days of industrious farmers are gone
Soon there will probably be no native whitethorn propagation and it’ll be all imported stock, which risks bringing the fire blight disease.
14 February 2024 Farmer Writes
Crowds congregate in Cavan as spring show series concludes
The final instalment of the three AJS Spring Farm Machinery shows took place last Wednesday and Thursday at the Cavan Equestrian Centre. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
7 February 2024 Farm machinery
Cavan Rugby Club looking for lucky farmers
The Dealer sees Cavan Rugby Club is on the hunt for lucky farmers as part of its 2024 monster draw.
7 February 2024 Dealer
‘Significant financial loss’ to farmer after cattle stolen in Monaghan
A large number of cattle were stolen between Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 January.
2 February 2024 News
Changes at the top in Charolais society
The dealer hears a few moves are a foot in some breed societies.
31 January 2024 Breeding & health
Cavan slaughterhouse suspended from operating
Inspectors from Cavan County Council and the Department of Agriculture found a number of non-compliances at the factory.
26 January 2024 News