Spanish demand for Irish calves increases
Tommy Moyles
Spanish buyers continue to close the gap between themselves and the Dutch as the main outlet for Irish calves.
5 April 2024 News
‘Body of work' needed on 70% of organic lambs leaking into conventional markets
Organic specialist at Teagasc Joe Kelleher said organic hill sheep farmers need to be able to send lambs across the country to be finished.
13 March 2024 News
Massey Ferguson tractor factory awarded ISO environmental certification
Massey Ferguson has announced that it has achieved ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system at its Beauvais tractor factory in France.
Watch: farmers block border crossings between France and Spain
A tractor blockade of crossings along Spain's border with France has entered its third day.
29 February 2024 News
Watch: Macron pledges cashflow plan amid farmer protests
French farmers clashed with police at the agriculture affair Salon de l'Agriculture on Saturday.
25 February 2024 News
Farmer protests sweep across Europe
Anne O'Donoghue and Noel Bardon examine the spread of farmer protests across the EU and what drove protest action in the EU agricultural powerhouses of Germany, France, Poland and Belgium.
7 February 2024 News
Major players pulling out of SIMA results in show's cancellation
The SIMA show, regarded as the second largest machinery exhibition in Europe and which was due to take place in November, has been cancelled.
7 February 2024 News
Dempsey at Large: How to reshape the CAP for European farmers
To reframe fundamental policy is not easy, but it is clear that a basic reappraisal of European agricultural and environmental policy is needed.
7 February 2024 Viewpoints
French farmers block motorways in protest
Alongside blocking roads with tractors, French farmers have sprayed manure on public buildings, dumped rotting produce and covered roads with soil.
31 January 2024 News
Michelin's flagship two-in-one tyre for high horsepower tractors
Gary Abbott travelled to Michelin’s R&D facility in Ladoux, France, to take a closer look at its new flagship two-in-one Evobib tyre range, developed for top performance on and off road.
31 January 2024 Farm machinery
IFA to hold nationwide solidarity protest on Thursday
Farmers feel they are being regulated out of business by Brussels bureaucrats and Department of Agriculture officials, IFA president Francie Gorman said.
31 January 2024 News
IFA not taking to the streets for now - Gorman
With farmers in France, Germany and Belgium protesting, the president of Ireland's largest farm organisation says that the IFA will pursue a policy of dialogue and engagement for the present.
29 January 2024 News