Listen: Farm Tech Talk - suckler cow scheme, weather and farm buildings
Jack Kennedy
This week’s weather is making conditions difficult in the fields and the forecast is for unsettled conditions.
23 March 2023 News
Woman who broke tractor windows with golf club escapes conviction
The woman admitted to smashing windows of her husband’s tractor in 2020 with a sand wedge at a time when the man hadn’t paid up €200,000 arising from a 2019 family law court separation agreement.
23 March 2023 News
'Vital' every farmer is facilitated in participating in SCEP
The IFA has admitted that the new suckler scheme is an important first step in support of suckler farmers. However, suckler farmers need further support.
Forage crops could help land access issues
There are many things that can be done to free up land. One is to encourage tillage and livestock farmers to work together to produce forage crops.
22 March 2023 Marts
Current policies won't deliver 2050 land use target, report shows
The EPA-commissioned report on land use conducted by the Atlantic Technological University shows how far short current polices will fall from carbon neutrality in 2050.
22 March 2023 News
Beef prices: factories move to manage kill numbers
Beef quotes remain very steady this week, with some slight improvement in some locations.
22 March 2023 Markets
70% drop in number of farmers receiving derogations to bury stock
In order to avail of this derogation, the areas in which burial may take place must be identified and designated as ‘remote areas'.
19 March 2023 News
Listen: Farm Tech Talk the Livestock show
The weather is mild and wet so grass growth has picked up and some stock are back out after the snow and rain from the last week.
17 March 2023 News
Victor claims victory in Carrick
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society’s annual March show and sale of bulls and heifers in Carrick-on-Shannon.
15 March 2023 Pedigree
Over 400 lots up for grabs at midlands online machinery auction
With over 500 lots up for grabs, Hennessy Auctioneers are set to host its monthly machinery auction on Saturday, 18 March from 10am.
15 March 2023 News
Top of €7,400 in Carrick for Dungimmon Victor
Aberdeen Angus bulls were in big demand in Carrick on Saturday, with a top price of €7,400 for Dungimmon Victor. Shanon Kinahan reports.
14 March 2023 Pedigree
Changes sought to new suckler scheme
The new Suckler Carbon Efficiency programme is due to open for applications in the next few days.
8 March 2023 Breeding & health