Gardening with Kitty: July in the kitchen garden
It’s summertime and the living is easy but there are still plenty of tasks that need attending to in the kitchen garden, writes Kitty Scully.
26 June 2024 News
IFJ Junior: mini Masterchefs cookin’ up a storm
Summer is a great time to learn how to cook. Aileen Cox Blundell has two delicious recipes that you can practise in the kitchen
26 June 2024 Crops
IFJ Junior: you can grow your own salad at home
It is rewarding to grow some of your own salad at home, but there is some patience and a good bit of work involved, writes Siobhán Walsh.
Health risk from ultra processed foods
Reports from Lancet Regional Health Europe and WHO both target ultra-processed food as unhealthy.
14 June 2024 News
Kerry farms on show on ITLUS trip
Two farms will be visited on this year’s summer field day, along with Munster Technological University.
21 May 2024 News
Getting the goods in the ground with Grimme
Growing over 300 acres of potatoes, Gary Abbott caught up with Co Meath-based Meade Farm, to find out more about its Grimme GB 215 two-row belt planter as well as the planting process.
1 May 2024 l2
Research reveals one-third of Irish families grow fruit and veg at home
New Irish research reveals one-third of Irish families are now growing fruit and veg at home, with over 80% of Irish children consuming fruit and veg every day.
18 April 2024 News
Grazing, slurry, planting and fodder all a struggle for farmers
It has been a tough autumn, winter and spring for all sectors in the industry. The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to farmers about the toll the last number of months have had on their farms.
10 April 2024 News
IFA calls on retailers to support growers
The Irish Farmers' Association is calling on retailers to put a 2024 weather supplementary payment on fruit and vegetables to support horticulturalists.
5 April 2024 News
Minister McConalogue concludes World Food Programme visit to Africa
WFP South Sudan, under the leadership of country director, and Donegal native, Mary Ellen McGroarty, is supporting farmers to diversify their systems, says minister.
18 March 2024 News
Vegetable growers willing to 'throw in the towel'
An IFA horticulture meeting heard that retailer resistance to increasing prices and rising costs are pushing growers out of the sector.
13 March 2024 News