Students run successful 'hatch it out' programme in schools
Niamh Murphy
'Hatch it out' is a five-week programme for primary schools, aiming to educate children on chick development through a hands-on experience.
17 April 2024 News
Silage wrap back by €10/roll to €13/roll, but plastic levy sees further increase
Depending on the brand, silage wrap prices for 2024 are trading in the region of €98/roll to €105/roll, down over €10/roll on 2023. However, the plastic levy has increased to €8.22/roll (including VAT).
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Supermarkets are not profiteering, MLAs told
Analysis by the Competitions and Markets Authority has found supermarkets have not used food price inflation to grow their profits.
Longford farmer wins Grassland Farmer of the Year competition
The dairy farmer beat off stiff competition to claim the top prize in the Grass 10 Sustainable Grassland Farmer of the Year award.
11 April 2024 News
Ploughing 2024: innovation arena opens for applications
Entries are now open for Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards at the National Ploughing Championships.
8 April 2024 News
Players refuse to ‘skirt’ around the skort issue
This weekend’s Camogie Congress could see a notable playing kit change with growing calls in favour of shorts, writes Denis Hurley.
3 April 2024 Sport
Farmers wanted for Ireland’s Fittest Family
Ireland’s Fittest Family is back. Now in its twelfth year, the competition is more intense than ever.
28 March 2024 News
Hereford calendar raises €8,460 for charity
Launched by Irish rugby legend Seán O'Brien, the Hereford charity calendar raised a substantial sum of money for a children's charity.
27 March 2024 Dealer
Positive beef outlook for 2024 - ICMSA
With factories attempting to 'talk down' the beef trade, the ICMSA are urging farmers to 'hold tough' in the prices being offered, as factory buyers face 'strong competition' from Northern buyers.
27 March 2024 News
Weanling bull trade kicks on again
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade including what’s happening in the country’s marts
20 March 2024 Markets
Regulator to investigate UK corporate vet firms
A consultation exercise, which aims to gather views from the public, opened for responses on Tuesday.
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Farm bodies wary on Kerry's fertiliser deal
The novel tie up will see Grassland Agro supply close to 100,000 tonnes of fertiliser to Kerry Agribusiness.
28 February 2024 News