By degrees: how climate change is already affecting your farm
Caitríona Morrissey
Professor Conor Murphy from Maynooth University recently spoke about the current and future impact of climate change on farming. Caitríona Morrissey reports.
24 April 2024 Feature
Recalling the disastrous weather crisis of 1924-25
The Manchester Guardian claimed that around 750,000 people were under threat of severe hunger or famine.
1 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: every day's a school day
'Demand for cattle is strong and the price is decent. There was a lot of meal consumed over the winter, but all in all I’m happy with how they did' - James Strain.
Farmer Writes: all ready to calve
Karen McCabe is all set to calve, with "straw bales ordered and delivered and new boarding installed".
13 March 2024 Farmer Writes
Teagasc hill sheep conference to focus on health
Flock health, hill sheep breeding, biodiversity and lessons from the Sustainable Uplands Agri-Environment Scheme (SUAS) EIP project will be among the topics discussed.
14 February 2024 News
Weekend weather: mild and cloudy with outbreaks of rain
According to Met Éireann, the weekend will be mild overall, with some rain in places.
2 February 2024 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Five cattle management jobs for the Christmas period
If there is additional help available over Christmas, outlined are a few bigger herd management tasks to complete over the holidays.
24 December 2023 Management
Liver fluke warning as deaths seen in eight-month-old weanlings
The warning from the Animal Health Surveillance Unit is based on unusually late cases of acute liver fluke in sheep and sub-acute disease in cattle.
23 December 2023 Breeding & health