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Defence of agriculture sector not strong enough – Kavanagh
Amy Forde
We lost sight of the fact that dairy farming is food production, the CEO of the NDC has said.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
NI shows complete first year since COVID
The two-year interruption affected local shows financially, although a £200,000 aid package from DAERA has been well received.
10 August 2022 Dairy Equipment
Top tips when upgrading milking facilities
Aidan Brennan outlines five tips for dairy farmers thinking of upgrading their milking facilities this autumn.
Farmer Writes: no clear-cut way to reduce emissions
If farmers are slow to take up existing technologies, why are we putting so much faith in future ones, writes Tommy Moyles.
10 August 2022 Farmer Writes
Five tips to creep grazing calves
Calves will be consuming a greater percentage of grass in their diet in late summer and allowing young stock to creep graze ahead of cows can improve performance. Outlined are tips to creep grazing.
6 August 2022 Management
What the 25% climate target could mean for your sector
The Irish Farmers Journal's sectoral specialists take a look at what the 25% carbon target could mean for the dairy, beef, sheep and tillage sectors.
3 August 2022 News
Proposal to pay farmers €5,000 to cull cows
The Department of Agriculture estimates the move would take 45,000t of carbon dioxide equivalent out of the atmosphere for every 10,000 cows culled.
27 July 2022 News
Farmer Writes: Climate changing and farms changing with it
The finger of blame for the changing climate is being firmly pointed at Irish farmers from so-called experts in our own country.
27 July 2022 Farmer Writes
Every day is a learning day in farming
Ballymoney dairy farmer Robert McConaghy recounts a few decisions that have turned out badly.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Fermanagh Show in search for classic suckler
A new competition in Fermanagh is on the lookout for the top commercial suckler herd.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
MartBids Database: heifer trade bounces back
The price for heavier heifers over 600kg increased by €35/head to €40/head this week, while the cow trade is also heading into positive territory.
27 July 2022 Markets
Beef trade more positive
Adam Woods has news of some stability entering the beef trade.
27 July 2022 Markets