Major dairy dispersal sale to take place in Carnew on Tuesday
Pat O'Toole
A well-regarded dairy herd is being sold tomorrow in Carnew Mart, with interest from all over the country reported.
22 September 2023 Tullamore Farm
Cows scanned and lambs drafted on Tullamore Farm
The mature cows have been scanned and 107 lambs were drafted to slaughter this week by Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver.
21 September 2023 News
IFA calls on minister to ensure tillage area does not decline further
Confidence is low among tillage farmers and action is needed, the IFA grain chair has said.
One-week extension granted for spreading slurry
Minister McConalogue confirmed on Thursday that farmers will have an extra week to spread slurry than had been previously permitted.
21 September 2023 Letters
Decision on slurry spreading deadline extension imminent
Farmers could be permitted to apply slurry after 30 September if certain conditions are met.
20 September 2023 News
Confusion reigns on which farms will face derogation cut
Minister McConalogue aims to bring clarity to farmers facing derogation cuts by the end of the month.
20 September 2023 News
Strip grazing and back fencing returns for most
Heavy downpours over the past week have made soils saturated, making grazing a major headache on some farms.
20 September 2023 Grass & feeding
Ploughing 2023: machinery highlights part one
Gary Abbott looks at some of the highlight machines making their debut at this years Ploughing Championships.
20 September 2023 News
Is there room for slurry on tillage farms?
The tillage panel at the National Ploughing Championships focused on soil, cover crops and the future of the sector.
20 September 2023 News
Time running out on slurry spreading
The window for slurry spreading closes at the end of the month for farmers in the Republic of Ireland.
19 September 2023 Management
Final decision on slurry spreading deadline by end of week
Farmers could be permitted to apply slurry after 30 September if certain conditions are met.
19 September 2023 News
Extension to slurry spreading period considered as N and P statements issue
The Department of Agriculture has also announced that cattle-only nitrogen and phosphorus statements for the period 1 January to 31 August 2023 are now available.
19 September 2023 News