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Kerry farms on show on ITLUS trip
Siobhán Walsh
Two farms will be visited on this year’s summer field day, along with Munster Technological University.
1 May 2024 l2
Getting the goods in the ground with Grimme
Growing over 300 acres of potatoes, Gary Abbott caught up with Co Meath-based Meade Farm, to find out more about its Grimme GB 215 two-row belt planter as well as the planting process.
18 April 2024 News
Research reveals one-third of Irish families grow fruit and veg at home
New Irish research reveals one-third of Irish families are now growing fruit and veg at home, with over 80% of Irish children consuming fruit and veg every day.
Grazing, slurry, planting and fodder all a struggle for farmers
It has been a tough autumn, winter and spring for all sectors in the industry. The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to farmers about the toll the last number of months have had on their farms.
10 April 2024 News
IFA calls on retailers to support growers
The Irish Farmers' Association is calling on retailers to put a 2024 weather supplementary payment on fruit and vegetables to support horticulturalists.
5 April 2024 News
Minister McConalogue concludes World Food Programme visit to Africa
WFP South Sudan, under the leadership of country director, and Donegal native, Mary Ellen McGroarty, is supporting farmers to diversify their systems, says minister.
18 March 2024 News
Vegetable growers willing to 'throw in the towel'
An IFA horticulture meeting heard that retailer resistance to increasing prices and rising costs are pushing growers out of the sector.
13 March 2024 News
Aldi slashes veg prices
Fruit and vegetables as well as fresh turkeys have all been discounted by Aldi this week.
13 December 2023 News
My Farming Week: Paudie Hanafin, The Spa, Tralee, Co Kerry
Paudie and Mary grow a variety of vegetables; the conditions for harvesting in Kerry these past few weeks have been very challenging for them.
6 December 2023 News
IFJ Junior: Supporting Irish vegetable growers and producers
It is very important that we support Irish growers and producers by buying Irish and buying in season.