Positive Farmers delve deep into controlling costs
Aidan Brennan
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 Management
Dairy Management: genotyping, vaccines and budgeting
With the new genotyping programme kicking off now, farmers are advised to send off DNA samples every two to three days, writes Aidan Brennan.
10 January 2024 News
Positive Farmers Conference: keeping grass-based systems competitive
Aidan Brennan reports from the Positive Farmers Conference in Cork, where New Zealand-based adviser Paul Bird outlined some key elements of remaining competitive.
Loss of derogation would be 'catastrophic'
Tirlán CEO Jim Bergin said the derogation can be retained if farmers take the immediate actions required.
10 January 2024 News
No new year political commitments for IFA
In Francie Gorman's own words, “farmers have been left in the lurch, and it’s not good enough”.
10 January 2024 Viewpoints
High output herds could cut carbon emissions – UCD
New research from UCD shows that high output herds could play a role in meeting climate target while still maintaining milk supply for dairy processing.
10 January 2024 News
Grant supports for old houses
It is estimated that over 80,000 properties are lying vacant, and so the Vacant Home Renovation Grant is the perfect solution to restore these properties and allow people to join the housing market.
10 January 2024 Viewpoints
Dairy conference season: what’s on?
Aidan Brennan previews the Irish Grassland Association dairy conference and the Positive Farmers Conference in January.
18 December 2023 Management