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Plans afoot to de-mine Ukrainian farms
Barry Murphy
United Nations officials met with representatives of the Ukrainian Ministry for Agrarian Policy and Food to plan for the de-mining of farm land.
3 February 2023 Management
Watch: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
On this week's show, Jack Kennedy speaks to Adam Woods, Declan Marren and Lorcan Roche Kelly about all that is happening in the world of Irish agriculture.
1 February 2023 Footprint Farmers
15% cut in N use on Tullamore Farm last year
Calving had just began when the Irish Farmers Journal team visited Tullamore Farm last week. Ellen Durkin reports.
Tackling the energy cost of running the milking parlour
The milking parlour is the most crucial piece of kit on every dairy farm, but it uses a lot of energy. Kieran Mailey reports from a CAFRE open day, where operating costs were outlined to farmers.
1 February 2023 Buildings
Dairy Management: Keeping costs under control
With milk prices set to fall, Aidan Brennan says dairy farmers need to focus on reducing land and questions the merits of paying big money for leasing land.
1 February 2023 Management
Bank of Ireland first to commit to new round of low-interest loans
Farmers can borrow up to €250,000 unsecured through the new Ukraine Credit Guarantee Scheme.
30 January 2023 News
Thrive weekly roundup: getting stock back on target and calf-rearing costs
This week's diary-beef programme roundup has tips for getting stock back on target if there has been a disappointing weight result mid-winter.
28 January 2023 Breeding & health
IFA calls for review of terms of energy support scheme
Farm businesses have experienced a huge increase in their energy costs, so a fit-for-purpose scheme was badly needed, IFA farm business chair Rose Mary McDonagh has said.
27 January 2023 News
Livestock rations unchanged for February
Feed merchants indicate ration prices will remain unchanged as grain prices fall, but protein costs remain high.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Higher-yielding herds in the firing line for nitrates
The Irish Grassland Association dairy conference heard that profitability on higher yields could drop by 53%, reports Aidan Brennan.
25 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Interest rate increases are starting to hit bottom lines
Farmers need to be aware of increases in the cost of credit sales
25 January 2023 News
What to do with dairy-beef stock that have fallen behind target weight
Coming up with a plan as soon as possible once a period of underperformance has been detected is key to minimising the disruption to your production system.
25 January 2023 Grass & feeding