Northern Ireland
Slow uptake of free soil scheme
Peter McCann
DAERA has extended the deadline for farmers in zone one of the Soil Nutrient Health Scheme to 31 August 2022.
Farmers and environmentalists need to get over themselves and get on
We need an independent assessment - free of stakeholder involvement - on the future of Irish livestock farming, writes Damien O'Reilly.
6 July 2022 Dealer
Wanted: single farmers for new TV show
The makers of Gogglebox are on the lookout for farmers and rural dwellers whose career ties them to the countryside.
Suckler farming is a ‘challenging space’ – Minister Hackett
Rachel Donovan spoke to Minster Pippa Hackett at Beef 2022 on Tuesday 5 July.
6 July 2022 News
MartBids Analysis: special weanling sales kick off in south
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade, including news of what’s happening in the country's marts.
6 July 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: factory-fit cattle dominate Portumna trade
Niamh Gunn reports from Portumna Mart on Wednesday for its special fatstock show and sale.
6 July 2022 Markets
Welsh working on a Sustainable Farm Scheme
The proposed scheme comes with a set of actions required to get a baseline payment.
6 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Cutting suckler numbers won’t work – McConalogue
Adam Woods was at the Teagasc beef forum which took place at BEEF 2022 where Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue addressed the crowd.
Dairygold doubles in milk solids in last decade
Dairygold’s total milk supply last year was 1.49bn litres, newly appointed CEO Conor Galvin said.
2 July 2022 News
Exclusive Tullamore Show offer
Purchase a one-year print subscription to the Irish Farmers Journal from just €199 and we’ll also send you a bodywarmer and a pair of tickets for the Tullamore Show.
30 June 2022
Farmers should get second COVID-19 booster – IFA
The IFA has highlighted the increase in the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 and suggested that the demographic profile of farmers means more have yet to get the second booster shot.
30 June 2022 News
Editorial: EU farmers the frontline defence in Putin’s food war
The 700m people in southeast Asia, the Middle East and north Africa that are already classed as undernourished will be the real victims.
29 June 2022 Viewpoints