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Dairy
Dairy Management: calf problems, cashflow and slow milkers
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan takes a look at one possible solution for dealing with cows that are slow milkers.
Positive start to 2024 for beef and sheep markets
Bord Bia sheepmeat and livestock manager Seamus McMenamin and beef sector manager Mark Zeig analyse beef and sheep markets.
21 February 2024 News
China shields European sheepmeat market
Growing demand from China absorbs Australian and New Zealand sheepmeat exports leaving less supplies for UK and EU markets.
NZ beef makes mark in UK
New Zealand beef exports are considered the poor relation behind dairy and sheep meat, but they have potential in UK.
14 February 2024 News
Water quality - lessons from New Zealand
Farmers had invested in the equipment themselves and were monitoring nutrients in the water to better inform themselves of what was happening in rivers and streams running through farms.
14 February 2024 Viewpoints
Laois farmer awarded €3.4m after combine accident in New Zealand
In January 2015, Padraig Lowry's arm had to be amputated after he was involved in a farm incident involving a combine in New Zealand.
9 February 2024 News
California making methane progress
Breeding more methane efficient animals is permanent and constructive, Prof Frank Mitloehner said.
Dairy Trends: European prices continue to fall but GDT pulse remains firm
Confidence in dairy markets is taking a wobble in Europe, but all eyes will be on next week's GDT auction, writes Aidan Brennan.
31 January 2024 Markets
More people left out of pocket by Agri Global People
A man from a farming background in the west of Ireland contacted the Irish Farmers Journal following an initial article about Agri Global People printed in the edition of 6 January.
25 January 2024 News
Global meat dynamics in 2024
Rupert Claxton, meat director at GIRA, the food and research consultancy, told the Bord Bia meat seminar of the key issues that will affect the sector in 2024.
19 January 2024 News
Positive Farmers delve deep into controlling costs
Aidan Brennan reports from the Positive Farmers Conference in Cork, where a lot of the debate was around managing costs and mental health.
17 January 2024 Grass & feeding
Teagasc fact-finding mission
The visit comes as Minister of Resources in the new New Zealand government Shane Jones, said that “climate change policy in New Zealand has been driven by a small minority” .
17 January 2024 Dealer