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Ireland takes Russia’s place to host World Ploughing Contest
Barry Murphy
The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has announced it will host the World Ploughing Contest alongside the national event this year.
26 January 2022 News
Show planners 'all guns blazing' for summer 2022
Local agricultural show committees have been voicing optimism over the lifting of many restrictions last week.
19 January 2022 News
Ploughing 'set' for full Ratheniska return this September
The National Ploughing Association has announced that dates have been set for the national ploughing championships later this year.
NPA to 'bounce back' from €1m losses incurred due to COVID-19 pandemic
The NPA incurred losses of €656,240 for the 12 months to the end of January 2021.
6 September 2021 News
Rural Ireland ‘left on the shelf’ – NPA
The National Ploughing Association has expressed its frustration after being excluded from the talks.
13 August 2021 News
Ploughing trade show and Virginia Show cancelled
Last Friday, the NPA took the decision to cancel this year’s Ploughing trade show and organisers of the Virginia Show have announced it too will be cancelled for 2021.
19 May 2021 News
Ploughing 2021 trade exhibition cancelled
The NPA has said it could not wait any longer to make a decision.
14 May 2021 News
Decision on Ploughing 2021 to be made by end of the week
Anna Marie McHugh has said that the NPA is considering all scenarios and will make a decision by the end of the week on Ploughing 2021.
11 May 2021 News
Innovation awards to go online again this year
The Enterprise Ireland Innovation awards in partnership with the NPA will go online again this year
31 March 2021 News
Ploughing on: NPA laying groundwork for 2021 event
The NPA has started the ball rolling on planning the 2021 National Ploughing Championships.
9 February 2021 News
Four-day Ploughing 2021 to head for Laois
Next year's Ploughing will be moving back to Ratheniska, Co Laois, where it was held a number of years ago.
17 September 2020 News
Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh asks farmers to share why they are proud to farm
Agri Aware is asking farmers to upload a 30- to 60-second video on social media answering the question "why are you proud to farm?".
15 September 2020 News