In pictures: top of €5,200 hit twice in Roscommon
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Limousin Cattle Society show and sale of Limousin bulls in Roscommon
24 May 2022 News
Corteva investigating sprayer issues
Corteva Agriscience is investigating issues with sprayers, but has stated that it is confident in the safety of its products when used according to label instructions.
24 May 2022 News
Company encourages farmers to bring back 10l drums
As part of this company's sustainability strategy, they are encouraging customers to recycle containers.
Farmer Writes: what goes up must come down
Farmer Joe Collingborn talks food security, grain prices and the benefits of using his new Hereford bull this year.
24 May 2022 News
Sheep price update: spring lambs gain edge over hoggets
While hogget throughput remains relatively strong for the time of year, they have been overtaken in the kill profile by lambs.
23 May 2022 Markets
Beef quotes edge closer to €6/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including news of Monday morning’s beef quotes.
23 May 2022 Markets
Watch: dry cows top €3.43/kg in Drumshanbo Mart
Niamh Gunn was in Drumshanbo Mart last week for its general sale of dry cows, weanling heifers and bulls.
23 May 2022 Markets
Planning sought for 316ac solar farm on Carlow Ploughing ground
Some of the lands used for the National Ploughing Championships in 2019 in Co Carlow are to be converted into a 316ac solar farm.
No new funding in €15,000 farmer lump sum proposal - IFA
Farmers will not see the proposal as helpful, the IFA president Tim Cullinan said.
23 May 2022 News
Over 7,500ac of solar farms receive funding
While welcoming the enhanced investment in solar farms by Government, the Micro-Renewable Energy Federation has warned the same investment must be applied to support farmers put solar panels on sheds.
Pig price increases from Tesco confirmed - IFA
Tim Cullinan said that Tesco's price increases must be matched by other retailers.
23 May 2022 News
Dick Meaney apppointed agri-sales manager of Pinergy
Dick is originally from Kilkenny and qualified with a Bachelor of Ag Science from University College Dublin.
23 May 2022 News