FCI conference to highlight the changes and challenges facing farm contractors
Peter Thomas Keaveney
The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) is staging its 2023 conference on Wednesday 6 December.
29 November 2023 News
Licensing delays 'costing forestry jobs'
The issuing of just three afforestation licences in a week wouldn't keep a whole lot of people active, private foresters pointed out.
22 November 2023 Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
What's on at Dairy Day 2023
Aidan Brennan previews some of the talks and discussions taking place at Dairy Day 2023.
16 November 2023 News
Farmer Writes: farming has new quotas
A flick through the CSO publication celebrating Ireland's 50 years in the EU threw up some interesting stats for Tommy Moyles.
15 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Shed painters
I have a little reminder for farmers this week to be on their toes when it comes to brochures and shed painters.
11 October 2023 News
John Deere 6155R secures €122,000 at Meath contractor auction
A Meath contractors fleet of slurry and silage equipment was recently auctioned by REA TE Potterton, with a 2022 John Deere 6155R securing the top price of the sale a €122,000 plus VAT and commission.
11 October 2023 News
Farmers struggle to get contractors to spread slurry
Rachel Donovan spoke to agricultural contractors around the country about weather woes facing their clients.
4 October 2023 News
Further slurry extension sought as rain gives no opportunity to spread - ICSA
It is not sensible to spread slurry when ground is waterlogged and heavy rain is forecast, ICSA president Dermot Kelleher argued.
29 September 2023 News
Renewable and low-carbon fuels need to be incentivised - CEMA
A recent position paper published by CEMA has called on the promotion, production and use of renewable and low-carbon fuels within agriculture, while other alternative technologies reach maturity.
27 September 2023 News
Small splash plates not LESSE compliant – DAERA
By spreading out slurry, these small splash plates cause higher ammonia emissions, a DAERA spokesperson has argued
6 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Teagasc launches new forestry training course
The course will train participants in the operation of forestry forwarders, used during harvest.
30 August 2023 News