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Opportunity for young farmers to become potato farmer for a day
Niamh Murphy
Meade Farm is offering a young farming enthusiast and a friend the opportunity to become a potato farmer for a day, along with an annual family membership to Emerald Park.
27 May 2024 Management
What are the best days for silage this week?
With a mixed forecast, Aidan Brennan says farmers may have to take chances when they come, rather than waiting for perfect conditions.
22 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: time for cows to go back in-calf
Hopefully a fertility lick and hotter weather will cause some action, though I’d nearly put money on a few arriving into heat immediately if a bull arrived in the field next to them.
Five tips for first cut silage
As silage season moves into top gear across Ireland, outlined are some tips to keep in mind.
18 May 2024 Management
Silage quality and late BISS applications
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality and BISS application amendments.
15 May 2024 Management
Antwerp for malt discussions
The IFA travelled to Boortmalt's head office in Belgium this week to meet come of the top management in the company.
1 May 2024 News
New €100/ha tillage payment is 'miniscule', say farmers
The tillage payment of €100/ha is welcomed by farmers, but has been described nothing more than an "encouragement" and is "totally inadequate".
24 April 2024 News
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.
24 April 2024 Feature
Clarkson back for series three to ‘show real farming’
While Clarkson’s Farm is known for showing farming in a fun light, series three isn’t shying away from many agricultural issues Irish farmers will be familiar with.
23 April 2024 Feature
International design award for next-generation Case IH Axial-Flow combine
The new-look next-generation Case IH Axial-Flow combine has won an internationally-acclaimed Red Dot Design Award for product design.
17 April 2024 News
€3,500 advance payment for Tirlán grain suppliers
Tirlán has announced further support measures, including an advance payment for tillage farmers and Twenty20 Beef Club members, as well as interest-free credit on fertiliser.
16 April 2024 News
Five tips for closing off silage ground
Ground conditions are far from ideal, but closing off silage ground is a task to complete by mid-April.
6 April 2024 Management