Farmer Writes: my first time at the Ploughing in nine years
James Strain
Farmer James Strain describes his first trip to the National Ploughing Championships in nine years and says it hopefully won’t be as long before he’s back the next time.
21 September 2022 Breeding & health
Looking out for lungworm in autumn
Natascha Meunier takes a look at lungworm this autumn and looks ahead to the CellCheck events.
21 September 2022 News
IFA to hold three organic farming events
IFA organic project team chair John Curran said: “These events will be an excellent opportunity for anyone who is considering entering organic production."
My Farming Week: Aaron Myles, Legaltan, Ballyshannon, Donegal
Donegal farmer Aaron Myles and family have added ducks to their mixed farm enterprise with the aim of diversifying farm income. They rear over 140,000 ducks a year.
14 September 2022 Poultry
Rouge hit record €1,470 in Tullamore
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Rouge Sheep Society’s premier show and sale in Tullamore Mart.
7 September 2022 Pedigree
Republic of Ireland takes European ploughing titles
The Republic of Ireland team was successful at the European Ploughing Championships held in Co Derry at the weekend.
6 September 2022 News
Donegal weanlings see success in Virginia Show’s commercial classes
The Virginia Show saw €7,000 up for grabs for commercial cattle breeders, with weanling and steer classes.
1 September 2022 News
Daredevil does the business at €13,000
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Texel Sheep Society’s premier show and sale of males and females in Blessington mart.
24 August 2022 Pedigree
In pictures: Trixie takes all in Tullamore
Adam Woods reports from the Simmental ring at the FBD National Livestock Show in Tullamore.
24 August 2022 Pedigree
Number of farmers on Farm Assist payment down 10% in 2021
The Department of Social Protection has published its annual statistics report for 2021.
24 August 2022 News
Field of Hope to open this weekend
Geraldine Mullan will unveil the Field of HOPE to the passing public at Quigley’s point, Co Donegal.
17 August 2022
Great yields and plenty of crops still to be cut
The Tramlines farmers are happy with crop progress and yields, all three this week are talking about cover crops.
17 August 2022 From the Tramlines