Donegal tillage event to focus on varieties, soil and markets
Stephen Robb
The event will take place on 6 June in Newtowncunningham, Donegal, and will focus on cereal varieties, soil health, cover crops and markets.
3 June 2023 Management
Remember best practices when applying pour-ons in current weather
Peak daytime temperatures should be avoided for applying pour-ons to prevent product being evaporated before it has had a chance to bind with the fleece.
31 May 2023 Health
How to cope when a child dies
"Our children are only lent to us" is an old familiar saying, and so true, writes Claire Lyons Forde.
EU mental health strategy needed for farmers’ ‘silent pandemic’ - MEP
UCD researchers spoke of their finding that one in four farmers are at risk of suicide.
29 May 2023 News
Inflammatory bowel disease: holistic approach is key
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term for auto-immune conditions, the most common being Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Management requires an holistic approach, writes Margaret Hawkins
24 May 2023 Health
The life-changing gift of a kidney
Bernard Óg Keaney from Roundstone, Co Galway received a kidney transplant when he was six years old. Now 12, he is living life to the full. Margaret Hawkins writes.
17 May 2023 Health
Agri Aware and Dole Ireland team up to promote healthy eating in Irish schools
Dole Ireland collaborates with Agri Aware for Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating Week in Scoil Mhuire na nGael, Bay Estate, Dundalk.
11 May 2023 News
Why do I feel this way and how can I improve my mental health?
Psychologist Enda Murphy looks at how you can improve your mental health by finding a balance between the emotional and the logical.
10 May 2023 Health
Better data needed on sudden farm deaths
Farming remains the most dangerous occupation in Ireland, delegates were told at the Embrace Farm encircle conference.
7 May 2023 News
Young Stock Podcast: 'significant' funding needed for mental health services
Amy Forde is joined by Dr Louise McHugh from UCD and Jonathan Dwyer of the Make the Moove programme on this week's Young Stock Podcast to discuss the mental health of the farming community.
6 May 2023 Podcast
Health: Parkinson’s and a farmers second chance at life
Leitrim suckler farmer Michael McCabe had deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease last November and now has a second chance at life. Margaret Hawkins hears his story.
3 May 2023 Health
Health: what are your options when managing knee pain?
Margaret Hawkins speaks with orthopaedic and sports surgeon, professor Cathal Moran, about treatment and preventative care for knee pain
26 April 2023 Health