Milking 1,100 cows on an Irish-owned farm in Germany
Niamh Murphy
Peter Doyle and Ciarán Tangney are on college placement on a 1,100-cow dairy farm in Brandenburg, Germany.
8 May 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Germany, United States, Australia and Brazil.
8 May 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: factories look to lower quotes
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including what factories are paying for finished cattle.
‘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.
5 April 2024 News
Shippers warn of calf exports collapse
Seamus Scallan of the Wicklow Calf Company forecast that calf sales to other EU states could potentially fall by 50,000 head this year.
20 March 2024 News
Peatland cooperation part of updated plan between Ireland and Germany
This comes following a meeting between Minister Martin Heydon and parliamentary state secretary in the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture Dr Ophelia Nick.
19 March 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
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
ESB to recycle old wind turbine blades for new e-mobility hub
The semi-State body has partnered with Cork-based start-up BladeBridge to repurpose decommissioned wind turbine blades, a key problem facing wind farm developers.
31 January 2024 News
EU approves €1bn German state aid for pig industry
Cash to be given in two schemes to improve animal welfare standards.
30 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