Record €700m harvest in heatwave
Andy Doyle
The 2022 harvest will be worth €170m more than last year, and is the earliest in nearly 40 years.
8 August 2022 News
Further milk price increase needed – IFA
The IFA has highlighted global dairy markets and says they suggest that a further milk price increase for farmers is required.
3 August 2022 Letters
Letter re carbon in Irish agriculture
"It seems a muddled logic at present" - John Farrell, Kells, Co Meath.
Importance of support payments highlighted
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2021 finances of Tullamore Farm, including a look at what things are looking like for 2022.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Red diesel prices continue to fall
The cost of fuelling farm machinery is coming down as the price of red diesel falls
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland
How much is a standing crop of silage worth?
Where farmers have ample fodder reserves after first cut, there may be an opportunity to sell surplus grass as a standing crop. Kieran Mailey outlines the costs involved.
13 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Commission does not have enough evidence to assess CAP – report
Analysis by the European Court of Auditors has found that the European Commission requires improved data use to adequately inform CAP evaluation and planning.
29 June 2022 News
NI round-up: fertiliser, diesel and bale wrap prices
There are deals to be had for some key farming inputs this week.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
There are ‘limitations’ on Government’s response to agri diesel prices
The price of some agricultural inputs has more than doubled over the past year, Sinn Féin’s Martin Kenny TD has told the Dáil.
15 June 2022 News
Thrive weekly roundup: dairy beef in Kerry and the cost of rearing a calf
This week's dairy beef roundup looks at what it costs to get a calf to the point of weaning when all inputs are included. We also have an update from John Brosnan in Castleisland, Co Kerry.
4 June 2022 Management
Farm profits squeezed by Agflation
Michael Haverty, explains why farmers are worse off despite record output prices for milk and beef
1 June 2022 News
Red diesel prices creep above £1/l
Rising crude oil price has seen quotes on red diesel creeping upwards in recent days
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland