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Weekend weather: mostly dry but chilly few days ahead
Noel Bardon
Temperatures could drop below freezing on Saturday night, Met Éireann has forecast.
1 February 2023 News
My Farming Week: Michael Needham, Croagh Patrick, Westport, Co Mayo
Michael Needham farms 40ac beside Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo. He keeps sucklers and sheep.
27 January 2023 News
Weekend weather: largely dry with outbreaks of rain on Sunday
It will stay largely dry through the weekend and into next week, although some outbreaks of rain are expected on Sunday, according to Met Éireann.
Remote sensing company Proveye secures €1m in seed funding
Proveye is used by agricultural advisors, fertiliser and pesticide suppliers and food processors to provide information about productivity and sustainability on agricultural land to farmers.
25 January 2023 News
This week in photos: snow, slurry and Suffolk lambs
Our top farming photos from the past week include winter weather feeding, lots of lambs and slurry spreading.
22 January 2023 News
Weekend weather: milder conditions with dry spells
Met Éireann forecasts that this weekend will be milder than recent days, with a mix of dry spells and drizzle in places.
20 January 2023 News
Rain replaced by frost and snow
As the weather changes from wet to freezing, ground conditions for slurry spreading remain difficult.
18 January 2023 News
Farmer Writes: suckler farmers can't be scapegoat for emissions issues
With new technology, surely it’s possible to lower our emissions without having to resort to forcing farmers to make tough decisions.
18 January 2023 Farmer Writes
Snow and ice warning extended to all counties
All counties are to feel the effects of this snow and ice warning from Wednesday night, according to Met Eireann.
18 January 2023 News
Virtual fencing could be a game-changer for farmers - study
The virtual fencing pilot took place on 12 sites covering a total grazing area of 7,184ha over three years.
18 January 2023 News
2022 second-warmest year on record for Europe
A European climate monitoring service has shared analysis of another year of “climate extremes” in Europe.
17 January 2023 News
January rainfall already 150% to 200% above average
Met Éireann meteorogist Paul Moore suggested there are signals that wetter winters and drier summers lie ahead due to climate change.
16 January 2023 News