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Minister's speech at Tullamore Show criticised by ICMSA
Rachel Donovan
"Farmers are not fools," says the ICMSA in response to Minister McConalogue saying there would be no forced policy on farmers.
30 July 2022 News
Agri jobs: dairy sector crying out for workers
Dairy farms right across the country are looking for farm workers and managers. Check out this week’s vacancies below.
12 July 2022 News
Map: 2021 nitrates derogation applications by county
There were over 6,800 applications made for derogations to stock above 170kg organic N/ha in 2021.
Higher carbon footprint with indoor dairy systems, study finds
The research was part of the Dairy 4 Future project which involved data collection from 100 dairy farms across western Europe.
29 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Watch: should I switch to milking cows?
With three sons keen to farm, John Egerton has questioned whether he should swap sucklers for dairy cows.
29 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Dairying has an enormous future - MEP Colm Markey
The 30th European Dairy Farmers Congress kicks off in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on Tuesday 28 June.
28 June 2022 News
Dairy farmer incomes touch €100,000 in 2021
The Teagasc national farm survey results show significant income gains for all enterprises, with tillage and suckler incomes up 77% and 30% respectively.
14 June 2022 News
Galway farmers land top prize at Aurivo milk quality awards
The Galway natives will now represent Aurivo in at the NDC and Kerrygold quality milk awards.
11 June 2022 News
Farming Rose escorts head to Tralee
The Dealer hears that many of the escorts supporting Roses at the Rose of Tralee this year will be farmers.
8 June 2022 Dealer
Kerry Holstein Friesian Breeders gearing up for competition season
A new cup, sponsored by Dairymaster, has been added to the selection of awards on offer at the competition and will be presented to the best overall champion cow or heifer in the junior class.
2 June 2022 News
Letter regarding meeting of the Irish Robot Milker Action Group
"Meeting on 6 June - Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise" - The Irish Robot Milker Action Group organising committee.
25 May 2022 Letters
Bored of dairying? Try farming clover
Managing clover is a bit like playing a game of Snakes and Ladders, you’re up one minute and down the next, writes Aidan Brennan.
14 May 2022 Grass & feeding