Sinn Féin in favour of incentivising hemp farming
Barry Murphy
Matt Carthy TD outlined Sinn Féin’s views on a potential hemp sector in Irish farming.
23 September 2022 News
Weekly Podcast: Ploughing, energy schemes and farmer views
Join our weekly news podcast, recorded at this week’s Ploughing. We bring you all the updates from the three-day event.
21 September 2022 Viewpoints
Editorial: plenty on the mind as farmers look to the future
Farmers have seen through reassurances from Government that emission reduction measures will be voluntary.
96% of farmers concerned over farm profitability
Some 1,513 farmers surveyed by the Irish Farmers Journal shared their views on farm profitability, incomes and future outlooks.
21 September 2022 News
ICSA calls for convening of sheep vision as 'substantial price drops' occur
ICSA calls for immediate convening of sheep vision group as input costs go 'off the charts'.
5 September 2022 News
Future of Arrabawn's Kilconnell liquid milk plant under review
Arrabawn Co-op, headquartered in Nenagh in Tipperary, is understood to be reviewing operations at its liquid milk plant in Kilconnell in Galway.
24 August 2022 News
Supporting sustainability on the ground
Tom O’Dwyer and Pat Murphy of Teagasc describe three steps to improve you farm’s sutainability.
Brushing up on business skills
Aidan Brennan chats to Kilkenny farmer Padraic Brennan about how good financial management has allowed his business to grow and adapt.
24 August 2022 Management
Dempsey at Large: measuring progress
The progress made in dairy breeding and cow productivity since the foundation of the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation has been remarkable.
10 August 2022 Viewpoints
Thrive systems economics in black and white
Declan Marren breaks down the numbers behind the various Thrive systems to examine the profitability of a dairy-beef enterprise.
8 August 2022 Breeding & health
Improving the quality of dairy-beef calves
A key component of the Thrive programme is to demonstrate the benefits of using high beef merit, DBI sires to produce better-quality, more profitable stock.
8 August 2022 Breeding & health
Topics to be covered at the Thrive open day
Declan Marren previews some of the main topics to be discussed in detail at the Thrive open day.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding