Weekend weather: very cold with frost, ice and sleet
Noel Bardon
Met Éireann has said that this weekend will be very cold, with frost, ice and some wintry precipitation. However, it will be less cold by next week.
29 November 2023 News
Farmer views: 'positive moves in global dairy markets'
Tommy Moyles and Noel Bardon report from Dairy Day where they gauged farmer views on milk prices, markets and the derogation.
29 November 2023 Grass & feeding
Keeping condition on ewes this winter
The body condition of ewes is under the radar with inclement weather presenting continual challenges, grass supplies diminishing rapidly and utilisation at a low level.
Farmer Writes: no more walking on the wild side
With stock housed, Tommy Moyles had the chance to put the herd through the yard recently and noted the temperament differences in stock within the herd.
29 November 2023 Farmer Writes
Five tips to prepare the farm for a cold snap
Temperatures are set to plummet this weekend, so follow our top tips to keep things operational during freezing conditions.
28 November 2023 Management
Weekly weather: widespread frost forecast on Friday night
Met Éireann has said that Friday night will be cold and dry, with the first relatively widespread frost of the season and some icy stretches possible.
24 November 2023 News
Milk supplies continue to tank
Weekly deliveries are back between 5% and 15%, with the biggest reductions in overall supply being reported in the south of the country.
22 November 2023 News
Farmer Writes: an atrocious year of wet weather
Quite a number of trees blew down in the area during storm Debi, creating quite a lot of debris in the process.
22 November 2023 Farmer Writes
This week in photos: beetroot crop save, flooding and mart action
Check out our top farming photos from around the country this week, as recent bad weather and flooding leaves some farmers with hard choices.
19 November 2023 News
Volatility insurance needed to protect cereal growers - Dempsey
The massive increase in cereal exports from Russia and Brazil has fundamentally altered the global supply situation.
19 November 2023 News
How to apply for unharvested crops payment
Crops cannot be disced or mulched before the Department inspects the crop. If this happens, they will be ineligible for payment.
19 November 2023 News
Weather pushes harvest down 20% - Teagasc report
The area and yield of all cereals are estimated to be down on five-year averages, according to Teagasc's 2023 harvest report.
17 November 2023 News