An Australian poem serves as a reminder that all farmers experience weather related pressure, wherever they are, from time to time.
The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Rt Rev Dr Noble McNeely, asked ministers today to remember farming communities in prayer.
In the news today, Wednesday 18 April, drier weather is expected in the south by late morning but drizzle will persist along Atlantic coasts in the afternoon.
By Odile Evans on 17 April 2018
The new targets look to reduce emissions from agriculture, which account for 30% of Ireland's emissions, as well as reducing emissions in transport and construction.
By Michael Keaveny on 17 April 2018
Met Éireann has issued three yellow weather warnings as Storm Irene is expected to bring high winds and rain overnight.
By Odile Evans on 16 April 2018
There will be heavy rain on Monday but this will clear to leave dry, sunny weather later in the week.
By Michael Keaveny on 16 April 2018
The weather in England has been similar to Ireland this winter: wet and miserable - prompting fears that Irish demand is pushing up the price of fodder.
By Odile Evans on 14 April 2018