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Anyone doing business in China must establish themselves on WeChat, the one-stop mobile app most widely used in the country. Thomas Hubert reports from Shanghai.
By Thomas Hubert on 17 May 2018
Five farming songs that would win the Eurovision
We are back in the final this year after five long years of early exits at the semi-final stages but have we denied ourselves of five certain winners over the last few years?
By Farmers Journal on 11 May 2018
Anyone for a dairy dance-off?
Looking for something to make you smile? Check out the #DairyDanceOff that's happening on social media across the globe.
By The Dealer on 28 April 2018
VACANCY: SOCIAL MEDIA & ONLINE CONTENT EXECUTIVE
The Irish Farmers Journal is looking for an ambitious social media and online content executive to join the editorial team.
By Farmers Journal on 14 May 2018
The new Macra na Feirme website is full of news, photos and information on upcoming events.
By Contributor on 08 March 2018
When it comes to public service broadcasting it is crystal clear our remit in terms of objectivity and fairness, writes Damien O'Reilly. One thing is sure, you don't get into journalism for popularity
By Damien O'Reilly on 01 March 2018
Peter McCann reports from the Northern Ireland Institute of Agricultural Science's annual conference held in Templepatrick last week.
By Peter McCann on 22 February 2018
Currently based in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, meat wholesalers MacDuff have been in business since 1890, Emily Smith reports.
By Contributor on 22 February 2018
NDC chief warns about social media influencing diet
Kavanagh also spoke about the benefits of cow's milk over plant-based alternatives.
By Michael Keaveny on 14 February 2018
Today, parents have more to worry about and protect their children from than ever before, writes Mairead Lavery as she considers the dangers of social media
By Mairead Lavery on 01 February 2018
Meet the farmers and rural influencers "owning" Instagram with their picture-perfect snaps of country life, writes Janine Kennedy.
By Contributor on 08 February 2018
As we know every gambling addiction begins with one small bet, writes Damien O'Reilly. From there it's a slippery slope to lying and stealing to fund the addiction.
By Damien O'Reilly on 25 January 2018
Former director of the OFC Alan Laidlaw looks back on his time with the charity as well as the challenges and highlights during his term.
By Odile Evans on 11 January 2018
With over 20,000 followers across several social media platforms, Edward Dudley of Kilsunny Pedigree Herds writes about his recent experiences of dealing with negativity online.
By Contributor on 14 December 2017
As we wrap 2017 and put a ribbon on it, it’s good to look back at the year gone by and we can say with some pride that Macra na Feirme has had a fantastic year.
By Contributor on 21 December 2017
Now is the time for primary producers to take a better grip of the sale and marketing of the food they produce, according to Brian Nicholson.
By Brian Nicholson on 14 December 2017
Michael Slavin discusses the role of social media in breeding with Alison Corbally of Horse Sport Ireland.
By on 30 November 2017
The level of verbal abuse and bullying that passes for comment on social media is rightly being called out. But what concerns me even more is how mobile phones are being used when it comes to teens
By Mairead Lavery on 23 November 2017
Thanks to the world of social media, the point of my previous cycling article was lost in translation.
By Damien O'Reilly on 26 October 2017
Cork winner of photo competition
The winner of our #flattothemat competition is Amy Quinn, with her photo of Ailidh and Euan McGlone from Innishannon, Co Cork, enjoying the baling on their grandad's farm.
By The Dealer on 20 July 2017
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