Gateflation is alive and well
The Dealer
The Dealer recently decided to invest in a few gates and was left shocked by the price.
13 April 2022 Crops
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.
6 April 2022 Buildings
High-spec sheep shed for expanded 200-ewe flock
A new slatted sheep shed in Co Mayo aims to address labour and accommodation issues.
‘Stay safe’ still relevant this spring
Given what is going on in the world it is easy to lose focus on what is happening in your own farmyard, writes Derek Robinson.
23 March 2022 Farmer Writes
Zero grazing in Co Limerick
Cathal Geary writes about the benefits of zero grazing and safety around farm machinery in an IFJ Junior letter to the editor.
25 February 2022 Letters
Increase soil carbon levels on tillage soils
Increasing soil carbon levels on tillage farms is key to tackling emission in the sector
16 February 2022 Crops
In excess of €1.9m for 124-acre Tipperary farm
The lure of a large farm in south Tipperary saw plenty of offers made before finally selling for a figure reported well in excess of its guide price.
3 February 2022 News
All-island plan to protect old farm buildings and yards
In a bid to protect and restore old Irish farm buildings and outhouses across the island of Ireland, Minister Malcolm Noonan has collaborated with Northern Ireland colleagues.
25 January 2022 News
Nettles wanted from farms
The Corncrake Life project is looking for nettles growing on farms in Donegal, Mayo and Galway.
5 January 2022 Dealer
Sustainability means taking a break
Take a break, think farm safety and keep in contact with your neighbours and friends this Christmas.
25 December 2021 Climate and environment
UFU leaders lost in translation
There is a wide range of local dialects in Northern Ireland which can cause communication difficulties within the Ulster Farmers’ Union at times.
8 December 2021 Dealer
€1.38m for 81ac Longford farm
An 81-acre residential farm in Co Longford exceeded expectations at a recent auction.
2 December 2021 News