Suckler subsidy improves western grip on supports
Jack Kennedy
Will the dairy beef enterprise proliferate into the west to run alongside the suckler enterprises?
22 March 2023 Amii
The protracted nature of grief
Although people are resilient, being faced with reminders of a loved one gone from our lives can bring that same pain back as strong as the day it was first felt.
22 March 2023 Viewpoints
Lime subsidy makes sense for soil fertility
Efficient nitrogen use starts with correcting soil pH.
Ray Ó Foghlú: the environmentalist who doesn't want to tell you what to do
Ray Ó Foghlú of the eco-system restoration charity, Hometree, outlines to Lorcan Roche Kelly his vision for how farmers, food production and forestry can co-exist.
22 March 2023 Editorial
Tread carefully on the rising cost of land
Maybe farmers are deciding it’s better to invest in the farm and the family where you get a return every day.
15 March 2023 Viewpoints
Editorial: Mother’s Day reminders of the missing footprints in the snow
Referendum to remove ‘the grossest form of sexual stereotyping’ from the constitution correcting a wrong from a time long passed but much work still to be done to do it right.
15 March 2023 Amii
Keep fertiliser price in context
It can’t all be left to individual farmers to shoulder the full cost.
15 March 2023 Viewpoints
Unreasonable planning objections
Some serial objectors, not living near the planned forest, were causing logjams and delays.
15 March 2023 Viewpoints
Policy driving tillage out and bigger dairy in
Will the Minister for Agriculture set up a Food Vision group for tillage?
8 March 2023 Viewpoints
Sheep price support needed
Sheep trade: UK won’t want to take in any additional Irish lamb
8 March 2023 Viewpoints
Challenges ahead for young farmers
For many existing farmers intergenerational family farming is the very reason so many stay farming in rural Ireland.
8 March 2023 Viewpoints
Editorial: lowering your stress gauge in the garden
For farmers, how much value is there in the mental health advice to get out in nature, when farming by its nature is particularly stressful in the spring?
8 March 2023 Amii