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Beef
Kelleher to face sheep chair in ICSA president race
Noel Bardon
Sitting ICSA president Dermot Kelleher and ICSA sheep chair Seán McNamara are both seeking the presidential title farmer organisation.
7 December 2022 News
Pace of change a theme at Fianna Fáil conference
The raft of changes that have taken place in agriculture policy since Charlie McConalogue became Minister in 2020 were documented in Tyrellspass on Saturday.
18 November 2022 News
INHFA pulls out of Food Vision group
The hill farmer body cited serious concerns around proposals that the average slaughter age of beef cattle should be reduced to 24 months, as well as fears of a cull of beef cows.
Camera at the Mart: weanlings still coming out in Carnaross
Adam Woods reports from Carnaross Mart's weekly weanling sale on Tuesday night.
16 November 2022 Markets
Testing silage is not tick the box stuff
Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality testing and what to look out for when you get your results.
16 November 2022 Grass & feeding
ACRES the ‘only show in town’
ACRES was the focus of a number of questions from farmers at a Teagasc seminar in Wexford.
2 November 2022 News
Every calf in the country should be DNA tested – Teagasc
A Teagasc beef seminar in Wexford included lengthy discussion on the commercial beef value (CBV) index for cattle.
2 November 2022 News
Antibiotic resistance will kill more people than cancer – Teagasc
A Teagasc beef seminar in Wexford this week saw farmers warned about the implications of a build-up of antibiotic resistance.
2 November 2022 News
Dairy the most economically sustainable, tillage leading on environment
Five times as many cattle farmers as dairy farmers were classed as vulnerable in the report, which was based on national farm survey data.
19 October 2022 News
More slurry going out with LESS and ‘significant’ rise in liming - Teagasc
Five times as many cattle farmers as dairy farmers were classed as vulnerable in the report, which was based off national farm survey data.
18 October 2022 News
Budget 2023: impact on suckler, sheep, dairy and tillage farmers
The Irish Farmers Journal's specialist teams take a look at the recent announcements in the budget and what they mean for suckler, sheep, dairy and tillage farmers.
5 October 2022 Management
Avoiding BEEP penalties this autumn
Adam Woods takes a look at what farmers need to do to guarantee this year’s BEEP payment.
28 September 2022 Management