Decision on ash dieback compensation imminent
Rachel Donovan
Over 6,000 farmers have been affected by the issue of ash dieback, with several of the country's ash plantations wiped out as a result.
25 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Farmers will not tolerate cuts to TB payments - UFU
The UFU views that it would be more beneficial for farmers for DAERA to tackle the disease itself “which in turn would reduce the cost”. Cara Moore reports.
16 September 2023 News
Fatal cattle disease spreading across parts of Europe
Authorities in the UK have warned of the spread of a disease across Europe which could have serious herd health implications for farmers.
Almost 8,000 applications lodged for new suckler scheme
Adam Woods has an update on applications for the new National Beef Welfare Scheme.
6 September 2023 Breeding & health
Tips to prevent pneumonia in suckler weanlings at housing
Michelle McGrath, assistant programme manager at Animal Health Ireland, takes a look at keeping weanlings healthy ahead of the autumn weaning period.
3 September 2023 Animal Health
From field to fryer – potato varieties for crisping and chipping
Haggard Stores recently held their annual crisping and chipping potato variety open day, where growers got the opportunity to see new varieties with potential for Ireland, writes Stephen Robb.
30 August 2023 Crops
Ash dieback scheme needs to fully compensate farmers - IFA
The IFA has outlined a number of proposed changes to the Ash Dieback Scheme, including compensation for affected timber and tighter control measures.
16 August 2023 News
BVD map: herds in border counties urged to be ‘especially careful’
While all herds must take precautions to safeguard against BVD, the chief executive of Animal Health Ireland has said that those along the border need to be “especially careful”.
14 August 2023 News
Beef Management: beef welfare scheme, clostridial vaccines and temporary housing
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at the new beef welfare scheme, clostridial vaccines and temporary housing of cows in the current weather conditions.
9 August 2023 Management
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from the UK, Paraguay, Egypt and Vietnam.
9 August 2023 World
IBR testing will aid tailored herd health plans - AHI
Animal Health Ireland explained that the strategic approach to IBR control is similar to what has been used successfully elsewhere.
4 August 2023 News
Explainer: what is IBR, how common is it and how can it affect my herd?
Find Animal Health Ireland’s answers to the most common IBR questions asked by farmers.
3 August 2023 News