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Over 900 students visit farms as part of Agri Aware's walk and talk series
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Agri Aware will host four more walk and talk events in Clonakilty, Salesian and Mountbellew agricultural colleges this week. Niamh Murphy reports.
4 March 2024 Forestry
National Tree Week 2024 kicks off
This year will see Coillte once again donate 150,000 tree saplings to local community groups and schools for planting as part of National Tree Week. Niamh Murphy reports.
4 March 2024 News
Mayo farmers participate in Moy estuary biodiversity project
The project was among 78 community initiatives collectively awarded €376,000 in grant funding through a philanthropic and Government partnership.
Yellow weather warning for five counties
Met Éireann is warning of very strong and gusty southwest winds.
4 March 2024 News
Farmer Writes: PGI status for Irish Grass-Fed Beef
James Strain attended the launch of the protected geographical indication (PGI) status for Irish grass-fed beef and shares his thoughts.
4 March 2024 Farmer Writes
Tipperary County Council to inspect farms this week
Nitrates records may be examined by inspectors, as well as yards, drains and watercourses on farms.
4 March 2024 News
This week in photos: protests and calving
Our photographers captured images from IFA protests held around the country and visited some busy farms.
3 March 2024 News
Increased pay rates put poultry production in jeopardy - IFA
The base salary has been increased to €30,000 for all grades of workers under changes to the permit system announced recently by Minister of State Neale Richmond.
3 March 2024 News
Ship carrying 21,000t of fertiliser sinks in Red Sea
The ship had been due to land at port in Bulgaria. It is the first ship to sink amid hostilities in the Red Sea.
3 March 2024 World
Maximising yield on oilseed rape crops
Early-season management in oilseed rape is important to maximise crop yields. Here is some advice on plant growth regulator application.
3 March 2024 News
Farmers ‘losing everything’ as fires burn over one million acres in Texas
There are millions of cattle out there, with some towns comprising more cattle than people, the Texas agriculture commissioner said.
3 March 2024 World
Woman struck by tractor in hit-and-run in Tipperary
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision in Tipperary to come forward.
2 March 2024 News