Camera at the Mart: forward stock to the fore at Castleisland fat stock sale
Tommy Moyles
Castleisland Mart was buzzing for its annual fat stock show and sale last week. Demand for all classes of forward cattle was exceptional on the day.
13 September 2022 Management
Watch: innovative cow restraint from Kerry dairy farm
Dr Niall O’Leary has designed a restraining device, the Tail Jack, that replicates the pressure applied when a person lifts a cow’s tail.
Department praises farmers as corncrake numbers rise 5% on 2021
Almost 200 calling male corncrakes were recorded in Ireland this year, with farmers praised for taking part in a number of schemes to increase numbers of the bird.
Changing face of dairy farming in north Kerry
The Egan family farm near Abbeydorney in north Kerry clearly shows the investment needed to better manage more stock and farm nutrients.
7 September 2022 Milk quality
Kerry farming the inspiration for BP boss
Bernard Looney, the chief executive of BP, grew up on a 90ac dairy farm near Kenmare.
7 September 2022 Dealer
Bird flu in wild birds beside coastal counties
While risk of transmission to humans is considered very low, members of the public are advised not to handle sick or dead wild birds.
7 September 2022 News
Arrabawn retains top spot for July
With milk price increases like we have never seen before eventually landing at the farmgate, Jack Kennedy compares like for like and rank them on euro per kilo milk solids.
31 August 2022 Markets
Kerry agrees €107.6m deal for part of Kraft Heinz
Kerry make purchase from Kraft Heinz in the US to enhance its manufacturing capability in the snack foods sector.
31 August 2022 News
‘If a tractor is passing this minute, I’ll go out to look at it’
Morgan O’Flaherty has always been machinery mad and is now channelling this passion into a YouTube channel. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
31 August 2022 Features
West Kerry sustainability project moves up a gear
The individual farm surveys now being undertaken will enable the group to understand each dairy farm’s energy use.
25 August 2022 News
My Farming Week: Kieran Galvin, Leathive Beag, Ballyferriter, Co Kerry
Having recently gotten into suckler farming, Kieran says it would be a 'kick in the face' if he had to cut cow numbers.
24 August 2022 News
Griffin going back to Kerry
Denis Griffin is leaving his post as the IFA's rural development senior policy executive.
24 August 2022 Dealer