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The great resignation? No! it’s actually the great re-evaluation
Amii McKeever
Major life decisions are often made as a result of following the lead of peers and parents. A farming career is pretty much dependent on this but will young people re-evaluate?
11 May 2022 Ask Miriam
I’ve been invited to an adult-only wedding but I’m still breastfeeding my baby
Dear Miriam, I’ve been invited to an adult-only wedding but I’m still breastfeeding my baby. What should I say when I RSVP?
11 May 2022 Markets
Beef prices: factories under pressure for supplies
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished cattle.
Kathrine's Country: back to championship hurling
“We are starting to relax in crowded situations. Our old habits are returning. I’m surprised at how quickly it is all happening,”
Katherine’s Country: from calving to breeding
Breeding time on the farm is upon us. It is important to get it right, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Damien’s Diary: don’t mix up free speech and hate speech
Free speech is important but lets not confuse it with hate speech, writes Damien O'Reilly.
Holidaying at home in 2022? Get off the well-trodden path for a bit if you can
Social enterprises - businesses with more than money on their minds - are affecting society for the better. Keep an eye out for them as you holiday at home this year, writes Amii McKeever,
4 May 2022 Amii
My daughter wants us to pay for her post-Leaving Cert holiday
Dear Miriam, my daughter wants us to pay for her post-Leaving Cert holiday
4 May 2022 Ask Miriam
Beef Trends: Donegal quotes jump 10c/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
4 May 2022 Markets
Higher margins with less stock in 2022 – Teagasc analysis
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis by Teagasc researchers in Grange on the current economics of beef production systems.
4 May 2022 Management
Damien’s Diary: breathing life into rural Ireland
Housing refugees is an opportunity to revitalise rural towns, writes Damien O’Reilly.
27 April 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Katherine's Country: life goes on
It is important to plan for the time when you have to be away from the farm. While navigating grief, Katherine O’Leary realises that life is different and changed.
27 April 2022 Katherine O'Leary