Damage limitation forces stock inside
Martin Merrick
With the weather we’ve seen over the past two weeks, some farmers have been forced to open the shed doors and house stock.
20 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: potential for derogation to get messy
Contrasting weather has made grass management a bit tricky on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty.
18 September 2023 Podcast
Young Stock Podcast: Conor Murphy on Shorthorn cows and silage
Shanon Kinahan caught up with young dairy farmer Conor Murphy from Co Carlow on this week's podcast.
Farmer Writes: getting out of sucklers
Farmers James Strain writes about his decision to get out of suckler farming and explains why he’s starting a new venture.
12 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Application deadline extended for National Beef Welfare Scheme
Participating farmers have been told to engage with their vets on the IBR testing requirement as soon as possible.
8 September 2023 News
My Farming Week: John Winters, Cashel, Mohill, Co Leitrim
Suckler farmer John Winters talks about calf performance, the weather, slurry spreading and schemes for this week's My Farming Week.
6 September 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: exporters active at Macroom weanling sale
The presence of exporters kept a good floor under the weanling trade at Macroom Mart's annual autumn-born weanling show and sale last weekend.
30 August 2023 Markets
Farmer Writes: grazing a game of cat and mouse
Farmer Karen McCabe writes about securing repeat customers for her pedigree stock and managing grazing.
30 August 2023 Farmer Writes
Three in five suckler farmers open to cull scheme
Suckler farmer interest in a Government-funded scheme to reduce cow numbers was highest in those over 55 years of age.
16 August 2023 News
News Podcast: €50/cow suckler scheme and flooded farms
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
9 August 2023 News
New payments to impact weanlings and stores
David Wright looks at how new beef schemes might change overall payments to farmers who sell weanlings and stores.
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Shannon Callows - 'I honestly don't know where we are going to source fodder'
Hundreds of farmers attended a protest in Banagher, Co Offaly, last Friday to express their anger over the flooding of their lands along the Shannon Callows.
9 August 2023 News