Carbery lifts March milk price and gives weather bonus
Anne O'Donoghue
Carbery and the four west Cork co-ops have announced a weather support bonus.
19 April 2024 News
Australian farmer digs mass grave for flock of 3,000 sheep
Wayne Smith of Caluka Farms in Western Australia said it is more humane to slaughter the sheep than to leave them go thirsty or hungry.
17 April 2024 Husbandry
Top tips for crop establishment in a difficult spring
Dermot Forristal of Teagasc, Oak Park, shares his top tips on cultivations and establishment in the current weather.
Farmer Writes: round one of grazing done
I did another grass walk last week and I was pleasantly surprised to have a growth of 41kg per day. Fingers crossed it stays increasing, writes Padraig Callanan.
17 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Banks can help with cashflow - McKervey
Despite cashflow challenges on farms, agriculture remains an attractive sector for bank lending. Tom Morrow reports.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Seven months' fodder to beat a late spring
Farmers in the west are used to wet conditions and make sure they have fodder to hand, writes John Egerton
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Water, Halter and global competitiveness
New Zealand dairy farmer and Fonterra board member, Leonie Guiney has some advice for Irish farmers battling the current wet weather conditions.
17 April 2024 News
Getting back on track in Kilkenny
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc farm walk on the Bowden farm in Co Kilkenny, where weather issues dominated discussion.
17 April 2024 Grass & feeding
No plan to extend QA certification in light of weather
Bord Bia chair Larry Murrin said farmers can postpone an audit if circumstances permit, but declined to say there would be a blanket certification extension.
17 April 2024 News
Northeast's Nobber Show
Preparations are in full swing with extra classes being added to meet demand in the cattle section.
17 April 2024 Dealer
Fada committee to meet again
The Dealer nearly choked on a pint he was drinking at the weekend when he heard about the newly set up fada committee.
17 April 2024 Dealer
Weather up but lots to do on tillage farms
At long last the forecast looks like we might get a few dry days together. Important not to panic, take deep breaths and plan properly.
17 April 2024 Viewpoints