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Watch: harvest 2024 kicks off in Cork
Rachel Donovan
More harvesting is expected over the weekend as Met Éireann forecasts highs of 20°C and dry conditions.
10 July 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: harvest, whole crop and assessing crops
As harvest approaches for many farmers, it is important to be prepared and also to assess crop performance.
3 July 2024 Features
IFJ Junior: farming fun in the classroom
Throughout the summer, our Irish Farmers Journal Junior page will reflect the lives of our youngest readers. This week, Grace Hanna is in Tipperary.
IFJ Junior: how to stay safe on the farm this summer
Summer sees the activity levels on farms increase, meaning more caution needs to be taken by both adults and kids.
26 June 2024 Farm safety
Katherine O'Leary: whatever the black cloud, we can get out from under it
When my family suggested having a party for my 65th birthday, a good memory helped me to acquiesce and enjoy the day, writes Katherine O’Leary.
19 June 2024 Katherine O'Leary
Drawing bales in the famous Ford 7600
Last week hauling 20 bales up the long climb to the yard with the Fendt 718 while the speed tumbled from 52 to 30kmph, brought me back to the Ford 7600 drawing silage in about 1979.
19 June 2024 Farmer Writes
This week in photos - shows, shearing, silage and sales
Our top farming photos from the past week include the sheep Shearing Championships in Mountbellew, silage harvesting, shows in Ballymoney and Lurgan, mart action in Donegal Town Mart and more.
9 June 2024 News
EU machinery market showing signs of stabilisation – CEMA
The latest CEMA market trends report shows that the European machinery industry has bottomed out and begining to stabilise after a 14 month continuous decline.
29 May 2024 News
Supports needed for forestry replanting, Gleeson concedes
Department supremo insists that the legal requirement to replant forestry ground after harvesting will not be removed.
22 May 2024 News
Green wave: the seaweed surge
With knowledge passed down through generations, Claire O’Sullivan took the dive into the seaweed skincare business, writes Grace Hanna.
22 May 2024 Features
Clarkson back for series three to ‘show real farming’
While Clarkson’s Farm is known for showing farming in a fun light, series three isn’t shying away from many agricultural issues Irish farmers will be familiar with.
23 April 2024 Feature
Cork contractor changes foragers to lighter shade of green
With the Duggan family entering their 10th decade of contracting, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with the brothers in Co Cork who recently took delivery of their second Krone Big X 630 forager.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery