Teenagers partying on lands of ‘tormented’ Limerick farmer
A farmer in Co Limerick has had young people from a nearby housing estate partying and leaving bottles on his lands, say Fine Gael councillors.
20 July 2022 News
Farm machinery simulators on way to agricultural colleges
The simulators will be ready and in use in all the agricultural colleges in the coming academic year.
19 July 2022 Management
Keep farm safety in mind as field work hits peak levels
The good weather has seen a flurry of field work being carried out this week and with so much happening with machinery, keep safety in mind at all times.
Take care in the heat at harvest
Temperatures are set to rise dramatically this weekend and you need to take care of yourself and your machinery in that heat.
17 July 2022 News
Make farm safety more than a one-month focus
With the summer period particularly dangerous on farms we profile what is happening on farm safety and what needs to happen
13 July 2022 Farm safety
Moving machinery a huge killer on Irish farms
The clear message is act now on training or upskilling who works on your farm rather than become another statistic that the HSA reports on.
13 July 2022 Farm safety
Don’t become another deadly statistic – sign up for training now
Chair of the IFA farm family committee Alice Doyle says farm accidents happen far too often, and part of the onus is on farm families to upskill.
13 July 2022 Farm safety
Common EU tractor driving licence proposed
CEETTAR has proposed a common tractor driving licence which will be recognised across all EU member states. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
29 June 2022 News
Beef Management: docks, late calves and BDGP deadlines
In this week’s beef management notes beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at dock control, late calves and BDGP deadlines.
29 June 2022 Management
Tobroco-Giant to build five wheel loader models for Doosan
Doosan has confirmed the details of five new compact wheel loaders which will be manufactured by Netherlands-based Tobroco-Giant and sold under the Doosan name throughout its European dealer network.
22 June 2022 News
Quad safety - it’s in your hands
Gary Abbott offers young readers some important safety tips and advice to consider before getting behind the handle bars of the farm quad
15 June 2022 Farm machinery
Why are bulls so dangerous?
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the factors behind why bulls are such a danger on farms and in the countryside.
15 June 2022 Breeding & health