This week in photos: Newford Farm open day plus silage
Photo Desk
Our top photos from the past week include farmers harvesting and picking up silage, ploughing ground for fodder beet, feeding lambs, growing a linseed crop, attending marts and Newford Farm open day.
25 May 2023 News
Mart worker found not guilty of baton assault charge on farmer
The farmer alleged that a long-time employee of Golden Vale Mart Yard, Gotoon, Kilmallock, Co Limerick, struck him across the face with a baton at the mart in June 2019.
24 May 2023 Markets
MartBids Database: numbers dropping as grass demand holds
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade, including what’s happening in marts this week.
In pictures: super trading for grazing stores at Swatragh Mart
With grass growth onthe increase, there was increased demand for light stores at the weekly cattle sale in Swatragh Mart.
24 May 2023 Markets
Agri jobs: Gort Mart seeks new manager
The Irish Farmers Journal has compiled the latest roles available in the farm sector this week.
20 May 2023 News
Earnings hold at GVM but property values hit profits
The gross value of GVM’s livestock sales last year improved relative to 2021, rising from €96.54m to €112.85m.
17 May 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: heavy bulls still north of €3/kg in Birr
Monday last saw Birr Mart, Co Offaly, host its general sale of cattle. Shane Dobson reports from the ringside.
17 May 2023 Markets
Camera at the Mart: traditional types tumble to the top in Corrin
Shanon Kinahan reports form Corrin Mart in Fermoy on Tuesday, where traditional-bred cattle dominated the trade.
17 May 2023 Markets
Steady beef trade but pressure on bulls
There are signs of price pressure on young bulls as numbers coming on the market increase to meet the 16-month age limit.
17 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Beef Trends: finisher frustration mounting
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for factory finished stock.
17 May 2023 Markets
NI Trends: steady trade for finished cattle and cows; lamb prices push on
Beef prices in Northern Ireland are holding steady. But there is plenty of life in the sheep trade.
10 May 2023 Markets
Tight supplies boost lamb prices
Factory quotes for hoggets and spring lambs have increased in Northern Ireland.