The temptations facing Minister McGrath in framing Budget 2024 are obvious
Colm McCarthy
The budget projections will still show a surplus, albeit diminished, for 2024.
16 August 2023 Markets
Lamb finishing challenges high on agenda at Tullamore Show
Persistent bad weather and low dry matter in grass have seen lamb performance plummet and drafting progress stagnate for many farmers.
9 August 2023 Dairy Equipment
Dairy equipment: always a good investment
Spending money on dairy equipment is rarely regretted, once its reasonable and within budget, writes Aidan Brennan.
500,000 fewer suckler cows with no economic impact assessment?
Adam Woods takes a look at the latest suckler cow numbers and what the Teagasc projections mean for the suckler industry in 2030.
2 August 2023 Markets
Five tips for finishing cattle off grass
With falling beef prices, farmers need to give serious consideration to grass finishing. Outlined are five things to keep in mind.
8 July 2023 Management
AgNav - the new digital sustainability platform
Jonathan Herron from Teagasc Moorepark, takes a look at some of the new features in the AgNav sustainability platform.
2 July 2023 Moorepark
Recalling Sheehy's psychological analysis of beef sector
The UCD economics professor once maintained that a psychiatrist or a psychologist would better placed than an economist to analyse the Irish beef sector.
28 June 2023 News
Some higher input costs are here to stay, warns leading economist
Professor Michael Wallace of UCD warned that the 'enormous' cost of hike of last year are unlikely to be fully reversed.
21 June 2023 News
Focusing on simple steps when it comes to sustainability
This week’s focus is all about implementing simple actions on farms to improve sustainability across three pillars – economics, environment and social.
21 June 2023 Sustainability
One third of US milk produced on farms of 3,000 cows or more
Aidan Brennan reports from a Munster Technological University seminar looking at agriculture in the US.
23 May 2023 News
My Farming Week: Ellen Vaughan, Castletown, Navan, Co Meath
The Teagasc/FBD student of the year, Ellen Vaughan, works full time as a teacher and part-time as a dairy farmer in Castletown, Co Meath.
17 May 2023 News
Young Economist of The Year finals take place
Sarah McIntosh caught up with some of the Young Economist of the Year (YEOTY) finalists at the national awards held in UCD as they celebrated ten years of the programme.
10 May 2023 Education