New rule forbids silage bales being stacked more than two high
Rachel Donovan
This new bale stacking rule is applicable for all farmers who make bale silage this summer.
18 January 2023 Amii
The fifth and seventh days of 2023 brought both spiritual celebration and grief
Religious ceremonies were celebrated by Amii McKeever’s family as the new year began. These occasions coincided with a pope’s buried and a ceasefire to respect a religious day being ignored.
18 January 2023 Markets
Beef Trends: finished cattle supplies remain tight
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
Farmer Writes: a little false economy
Waterlogged fields, fast filling slurry tanks and pneumonia are among some of the challenges the New Year has brought, writes James Strain.
17 January 2023 Farmer Writes
Christmas jump for UK supermarkets boosts Irish beef
Sales bounce for British supermarkets with jump in demand for beef and lamb roast joints.
13 January 2023 News
Just how good a driver do you think you are?
In Ireland, almost everything moves by road. But according to the Airport Driving School, there is a difference between learning to pass your test and actually learning to drive, writes Amii McKeever.
11 January 2023 Features
Katherine’s Country: having to take my own advice
Katherine O’Leary had to take her own advice and not stress about who was around the Christmas dinner table when sickness visited the family.
11 January 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Grocery inflation hits another all-time high in Ireland
Shoppers spend a record €1.3bn in the four weeks to Christmas.
9 January 2023 News
This week in photos – tractor runs, feeding and more
Our top photos from the past week include a woman who left her position in nursing to work full time on the farm, silage being fed to dairy cows, a 700-plus strong tractor run and EEC anniversary.
8 January 2023 News
An Epiphany for the year ahead
As the decorations come down this weekend, Caitríona Bolger makes a point of doing a very important job for the year ahead.
6 January 2023 Features
Blue Leicester an easier trade in Carrick
After a strong year for ram sales, prices in the South of Ireland Bluefaced Leicester sale failed to reach the highs of previous years.
6 January 2023 Pedigree
Nollaig na mBan: inspiring women from rural Ireland
On 6 January, we look back at some of the strong, brave and inspirational women who have featured on the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal and Irish Country Living in the past year.
6 January 2023 News