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Was a Budget-day fiasco avoided at the Ploughing?
The Dealer
Intense discussions in Rathensika might have fixed a problem that would have excluded most farmers from the energy support scheme
24 September 2022 Management
Dairy management: reducing lameness in the autumn
Autumn can be a high-risk time for lameness in dairy cows, writes Aidan Brennan.
21 September 2022 News
Pigs top the noise charts among farmyard animals
It's a case of "four legs louder" as pigs turn out to be noisiest animals in farmyards.
Watch: power washer stolen from Tipperary farm
A farmer in Tipperary has recovered calving camera footage which records two men in the act of stealing his almost-new power washer.
9 September 2022 News
Judge compares farmyard incident involving pitchfork to the Wild West
Gardaí were prevented from arresting Denis Waters when he picked up the calving jack in the farmyard and started to swing it. Gordon Deegan reports.
27 July 2022 News
Farmer ordered to pay €3,500 following fish kill
Some 5,000 fish were killed after effluent from a slurry tank entered the river.
22 July 2022 News
Judge compares farmyard incident involving pitchfork to the Wild West
Gardaí were prevented from arresting Denis Waters when he picked up the calving jack in the farm yard and started to swing it. Gordon Deegan reports.
20 July 2022 News
Farmers to be wary of fuel thefts - gardaí
Laois-Offaly crime prevention officer Graham Kavanagh said that fuel thefts are on the rise in his area.
16 July 2022 News
Big yard and farmhouse on 4ac in Kilkenny
A property like this is always of interest to business people looking for a yard base from which to operate.
23 June 2022 News
‘Think safety’ on farms this summer – Minister Heydon
As school holidays begin and the countryside gets busier over the summer months, farm safety should be foremost in everyone’s mind, says Minister Martin Heydon.
3 June 2022 News
Gateflation is alive and well
The Dealer recently decided to invest in a few gates and was left shocked by the price.
4 May 2022 Dealer
From the Tramlines: Poor weather delays drilling in the north
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Derry, Meath and Carlow. Spring sowing is largely wrapped up in the south and east, but poor weather has caused delays in the north.
13 April 2022 Crops