Challenging grazing conditions hit hard
Martin Merrick
The heavy rainfall and storm like conditions have made grazing challenging on even the driest farms, write Martin Merrick and Declan Collins.
27 September 2023 News
My Farming Week: Patrick McCarthy, Ballydehob, Co Cork
Like for most farmers, it’s been a challenging year. It’s a tightening-of-the-belt type of year, says Cork's Patrick McCarthy.
25 September 2023 News
Major dairy dispersal sale to take place in Carnew on Tuesday
A well-regarded dairy herd is being sold tomorrow in Carnew Mart, with interest from all over the country reported.
Farmer Writes: clear TB test a good omen
There seems to be less farm businesses putting up stands every year at the Ploughing, but it’s still the biggest show in town.
20 September 2023 Farmer Writes
Camera at the Mart: top prices of €4,880 at Bluestar dispersal sale in Carnew
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Bluestar herd dispersal sale, which was held in Carnew Mart on Wednesday 13 September.
20 September 2023 Markets
'No matter what the decision it's going to affect our bottom line'
Rachel Donovan spoke to some of the farmers affected by the cut to the derogation at the IFA protest outside in Limerick last week.
20 September 2023 News
Farmer views: 'the schemes are critical for our income'
Farmers spoke about the challenges of the weather this year, poor prices and how off-farm incomes pay the bills.
20 September 2023 News
Watch: first people through the gate at Ploughing 2023
Crowds have come in their droves to the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois, as day one gets under way.
19 September 2023 News
Young Stock Podcast: Conor Murphy on Shorthorn cows and silage
Shanon Kinahan caught up with young dairy farmer Conor Murphy from Co Carlow on this week's podcast.
18 September 2023 Podcast
Bluestar dispersal sale tops at €4,880
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Bluestar herd dispersal sale which was held in Carnew Mart on Wednesday, 13 September.
18 September 2023 Markets
Sommet De L’Élevage is Europe's number one livestock show
The 32nd edition of the Sommet De L'elevage (Livestock Summit) will be held from 3 to 6 October 2023 in Clermont-Ferrand, France.
18 September 2023 Advertisers' anouncements
Taoiseach to invite commissioner to Ireland to discuss derogation
The IFA met with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the Fine Gael think-in at the Strand Hotel in Limerick on Friday.
15 September 2023 News