Think snail farming is a get-rich-quick scheme? Think again
Janine Kennedy
Heliciculture, or snail farming, in Ireland could meet the rising demand for snails internationally, but are we ready to go that far?
11 January 2023 Features
Farmers face the same public perception problems everywhere
On a recent trip to New York City, Margaret Leahy took the time to engage with American farmers selling their product at a local farmers’ market.
14 December 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Katherine's Country: Through your doors again
‘Through Your Doors Again’ is a book of poetry by Cathy O’Sullivan that details her experience of having breast cancer, writes Katherine O'Leary.
New CAP regulations are live
The new Common Agricultural Policy has been signed off by Government. It is time to understand it, writes Katherine O'Leary.
16 November 2022 Katherine O'Leary
Women & Agriculture 2022: unlike anything else you'll ever experience
Our 2022 Women & Agriculture Conference was an experience few will ever forget. Janine Kennedy recounts what it was like attending the conference for the first time.
2 November 2022 Features
Little clarity for farming families from Budget 2023
In light of the 2023 Budget, what effects will energy price increases have on the average farming family? Janine Kennedy writes
5 October 2022 Consumer
Colour, crowds, fun and puddles – Ploughing back with a bang
The mood of farmers was upbeat and enthusiastic at the Ploughing Championships.
28 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary