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Colour, crowds, fun and puddles – Ploughing back with a bang
Katherine O'Leary
The mood of farmers was upbeat and enthusiastic at the Ploughing Championships.
High-end commercial and pedigree stock on show at Charollais stand
The Irish Charolais Sheep Society will eagerly make their return to the sheep tent at this year’s Ploughing Championship after the three-year break.
Belclare sheep: bred for Irish systems to increase flock profitability
The main factor influencing profitability of Irish sheep flocks is the number of lambs reared per ewe joined, which the Belclare breed excels at.
Consumer information stands at the Ploughing
There is a lot of talk at the Ploughing so if you take the time to listen, you could walk away from this year’s event with some very valuable information. Ciara Leahy and Gary McLaughlin report.
18 September 2022 Ploughing
Suffolk society hosts 'guess the weight' competition with €200 voucher
The Suffolk Sheep Society – South of Ireland is delighted to be attending the 2022 National Ploughing Championships.
17 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Belgian Beltex back with a bang at Ploughing 2022
The NSBA sheep tunnel will again play host to a number of breeds, including the Beltex.
17 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Kubota to show its latest tractors, loaders and balers
At this year’s National Ploughing Championships, Kubota will showcase its latest M6-002 and M6-001 Utility tractors alongside its new BF3500 fixed chamber round baler.
17 September 2022 News
Elphin to stage National Charolais Calf Show
Adam Woods talks to Nevin McKiernan about what’s coming up in the Charolais world this autumn.
17 September 2022 Pedigree
IHFA ploughing exhibition and bull mother of the year competition
Laurence Feeney, of the Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA), outlines what cows farmers can expect to see at the IHFA stand at this years' Ploughing Championships.
16 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Texels to tick all the boxes at this year’s Ploughing Championships
The Irish Texel Sheep Society is eagerly anticipating the return of the Ratheniska site after the COVID-19 cancellations of the past two years.
16 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Computerised calf feeders are becoming increasingly popular
With massive interest in computerised calf feeders, Aidan Brennan looks at what’s on offer at the Ploughing Championships.
16 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Local enterprise village a hub of activity for Ireland’s small businesses
With over 30 small businesses exhibiting in the local enterprise village, it promises to be a hub of innovation. Ciara Leahy reports.
16 September 2022 Ploughing