Weekend weather: unsettled with showers but dry days coming
Barry Murphy
Met Éireann forecasts that it will remain unsettled over the weekend with scattered showers before becoming drier early next week.
28 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Algal blooms lead to review of slurry rules
Dave Foster from DAERA suggested stricter rules around farm nutrient management would be needed in some areas in the future.
27 September 2023 News
Sweetman lodges 24 farm-related planning appeals in 13 months
The appeals relate to livestock sheds, dairy units and slurry storage facilities.
Offside slurry spreading
A farmer was spotted spreading slurry just a few yards away from spectators at a club football match in Cork last weekend.
27 September 2023 News
Industry wants Irish grain footprint before tillage ‘goes down the swanny’
Here are some of the top tillage quotes from the Irish Farmers Journal stand at the National Ploughing Championships.
27 September 2023 News
Getting winter ready with animal housing
Before livestock head back in to sheds, it’s important that any necessary repairs are carried out.
27 September 2023 Buildings
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.
25 September 2023 News
Cows scanned and lambs drafted on Tullamore Farm
The mature cows have been scanned and 107 lambs were drafted to slaughter this week by Tullamore Farm manager Shaun Diver.
22 September 2023 Tullamore Farm
IFA calls on minister to ensure tillage area does not decline further
Confidence is low among tillage farmers and action is needed, the IFA grain chair has said.
21 September 2023 News
One-week extension granted for spreading slurry
Minister McConalogue confirmed on Thursday that farmers will have an extra week to spread slurry than had been previously permitted.
21 September 2023 Letters
Decision on slurry spreading deadline extension imminent
Farmers could be permitted to apply slurry after 30 September if certain conditions are met.
20 September 2023 News
Confusion reigns on which farms will face derogation cut
Minister McConalogue aims to bring clarity to farmers facing derogation cuts by the end of the month.
20 September 2023 News