Young Stock Podcast: software engineer starts sheep
Peter McCann
Alex Edwards, a computer student from Co Down, talks about starting sheep farming from scratch, how lambing went and his plans for the summer.
From the Tramlines: planting finishes in dry conditions
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Galway, Cork, and Down as planting finishes up.
Farm crime rises by 21% in NI
Across the 11 policing districts in Northern Ireland, the highest rate of agricultural crime occurred Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon.
Ballinlare Farm Nikita rules in Simmental classes at Balmoral Show
It was a fantastic day for breeders and spectators who watched on at the pedigree rings at Balmoral Show on Wednesday.
10 May 2023 Pedigree
Tarracóirí na Gaillimhe
If you own a tractor you've no excuse to get out and support the fundraiser on Sunday 7 May which is in aid of Clontuskert National School and East Galway Midlands Cancer Support Centre.
3 May 2023 Dealer
From the Tramlines: a burst of work but more to do
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Galway, Down and Cork as drier conditions allowed fieldwork to be completed.
26 April 2023 From the Tramlines
Manufacturing 25% of the worlds bale plastic
Peter Thomas Keaveney sat down with Lloyd Dawson, Sales Director with Berry Agriculture who are the parent company of well-known bale plastic producer Silotite to talk sales, production and the prices
19 April 2023 Farm machinery
Ethical, bean-to-bar chocolate being produced on an old potato farm in Co Down
Dorothy and Shane Neary are on a mission to produce ethical stoneground chocolate; supporting cocoa farmers around the world. Janine Kennedy writes.
5 April 2023 News
Limerick farmer's dog wins new John Deere tractor in Laois draw
Toby Dalton, a black and tan terrier owned by Limerick farmer Patsy Dalton, has come out lucky in a draw for a tractor worth €100,000.
27 March 2023 News
Land prices in Down rise 37% on 2021 levels
There were 85 separate pieces of land publicly for sale in Down last year, with the average lot standing at 22 acres.
24 March 2023 Northern Ireland
A man of mares: Down breeder John McKibbin
Co Down breeder John McKibbin talks frankly to Helen Sharp about the realities of the commercial breeding business and why he wouldn't part with his home-bred mares for all the tea in China
22 March 2023 Breeding
Red hot NI land market surges by 22%
The new figures come from our annual survey of land sales which covered 146 transactions across almost 4,000 acres in Northern Ireland during 2022.
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland