What are the legal aspects of switching loans for better interest rates?
When switching farm loans, there are some legal aspects you need to consider which will cost time and money, writes Aishling Meehan.
10 July 2024 Money Mentor
Money Mentor: switching loans for better interest rates
In the first of our Money Mentor series, we look at how switching loans could save you €7,000 on interest rates, writes Noreen Lacey.
10 July 2024 Features
Desperate Farmhusband: stay classy with the Massey
When you do your own silage, it takes years to build up the machinery to do it efficiently, writes our Desperate Farmhusband.
Poor grass growth adding to costs of milk
Co Tyrone dairy farmer Jessica Pollock is feeding more meal, to compensate for lower grass quality.
10 July 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: grass is finally back on track
The protein dropped to 3.30% when the cows were on silage only and yield was back to 23l, which was inevitable really.
10 July 2024 Farmer Writes
Sluggish start to July growth
Grass growth remains stubbornly low, though it has improved compared to June, writes Thomas Condon.
10 July 2024 Grass & feeding
Trust is at the heart of our inability to halt biodiversity loss
For Ireland to restore its woodlands, peatlands and grasslands, trust between key stakeholders will have to reestablished, writes Ray Ó Foghlú.
Macra urges Taoiseach to 'follow the science'
Macra calls upon Taoiseach to follow the science in the run up to the next budget.
10 July 2024 News
Charter has moved on, but issues remain
IFA Connacht Regional chair Brendan Golden discusses new Charter and the contribution of both the IFA and Department of Agriculture.
10 July 2024 News
New MEPs have vital role in blocking Mercosur
The IFA president said that our MEPs may differ on some issues, but there’s a strong case for unity on Mercosur.
3 July 2024 Community
Margaret Leahy: Mayo for Sam?
Bringing a Canadian friend to a Mayo match reminds Margaret Leahy why she loves Gaelic football.
3 July 2024 Features
Gardening with Kitty: July in the kitchen garden
It’s summertime and the living is easy but there are still plenty of tasks that need attending to in the kitchen garden, writes Kitty Scully.
3 July 2024 Gardening