Glyphosate detected in one-quarter of Irish people sampled
Pat O'Toole
A study showed that almost 60% of people exhibited exposure to glyphosate, altough at levels that are a fraction of the EU's acceptable limit.
11 January 2023 News
Country Crest boss calls for national tillage co-op
Consumers want cheap food, Michael Hoey said, and expect that this food is going to be on the supermarket shelf every Monday morning or every Saturday.
12 December 2022 Crops
Agriculture is always a battle against nature
Sometimes we never stop to think about the obvious in that any form of agriculture is not natural, regardless of the farming system employed.
My Farming Week: Anthony Nea, Ringfort Farm, Correaly, Co Westmeath
Anthony Nea farms sheep on the Longford-Westmeath border, also selling honey from his 40 hives of native bees.
19 October 2022 News
Farmer Writes: a treat to wander around another farmer's yard
"Isn’t it always a treat to have a wander around someone else’s farm?," writes Gerald Potterton.
12 October 2022 Farmer Writes
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