Farm Programmes
From the Tramlines: rain welcome, but ramularia high in winter barley
Siobhán Walsh
Rain was welcomed at the weekend as some crops were in need of moisture. Very few crops have fell with the rain so far.
29 June 2022 News
Rural childcare providers warn of closures
Last week, over 500 creche providers took to the streets of Dublin to protest outside the Dáil against the allocation of childcare funding.
29 June 2022 News
€20,000 Morooka dumper stolen from Dublin farm
A blue Volvo truck carrying the stolen machine was seen on the M9 on the way to Waterford the day it was stolen, says its farmer owner.
Dublin’s loss is Belfast’s gain
Belfast harbour results show growth of business as supply chains adjust to Brexit controls.
23 June 2022 News
Surge in Brazilian beef production
Brazil's beef industry plans for further expansion, as rainforest clearence continues.
15 June 2022 News
Food News: critically-acclaimed steak restaurant group coming to Dublin
Already firm favourites in London and NYC, restaurant group Hawksmoor is hoping to open long-closed College Green doors.
9 June 2022 News
ROI moves towards BVD-free status
Industry representatives have been calling on DAERA to introduce a system which assigns a BVD status to individual herds.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Philips departing Dublin Airport for Greencore
The DAA CEO will succeed Patrick Coveney in September as head of the sandwich-making former Irish Sugar and Minch Norton owner.
1 June 2022 Dealer
Farm with highest direct payment sees 23% increase
Some of the country’s farmers with the highest direct payments have seen them increase since 2020.
31 May 2022 News
Dick Meaney apppointed agri-sales manager of Pinergy
Dick is originally from Kilkenny and qualified with a Bachelor of Ag Science from University College Dublin.
23 May 2022 News
Krone showcase wares in Kildare
Last week, Farmhand held a Krone demonstration day at UCD Lyons Farm in Co Kildare as part of a dealer training event. Gary Abbott travelled to see some of the latest Krone kit in action.
18 May 2022 Farm machinery
My Farming Week: Paula Melvin, Kilmartin Lane, Hollystown, Dublin
Farming part-time with her Dad, Paula is the youngest female president of Conradh na Gaeilge.
11 May 2022 News