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Farming News from North Cork, South Tipperary, East Limerick and West Waterford.

Remaining upbeat in the face of rising costs

Not long now, until the 'big machinery' is rolled out. Before a single blade of grass is cut, it can be predicted with complete...

EmbraceFARM launches new ‘Encircle’ programme to provide 1:1 supports

Embrace FARM, Ireland’s only support network for those bereaved by, or who have survived, farm accidents have launched a new one-to-one mentoring programme.The Embrace...

Awards for Top Grassland Farmers

The Overall Winner of the Grassland Farmer of the Year 2021 is Colin Doherty, Adare, Co Limerick.Now in its fifth year the awards recognise...

Heading up Kerry Eco-Social Farming Biodiversity project

The point where social farming and biodiversity meet is also the point where Kilworth native, Luke Myers, comes into the picture.In January, Luke accepted...

Ireland to host the 67th World Ploughing Contest

Ireland will have the tremendous honour of holding this year’s World Ploughing Contest in Ratheniska, Co Laois on September 21st and 22nd. The event had...

Salesian Agricultural College celebrates opening of new hi-tech dairy facility

Salesian Agricultural College, specialising in training students in agricultural practices, (Friday, 25th March 2022) opened its new hi-tech dairy facility on the grounds of...

ICSA seeking better deal for farmers

The ICSA (Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers' Association) held a public meeting in The Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown on Wednesday, 16th March.Contributors on the night...

Dairygold announces winner of its 2021 Malting Barley competition

Tipperary tillage farmer John Murphy from Garryroe, Ardfinnan in County Tipperary has been announced the overall winner of this year’s Dairygold Malting Barley competition.The...

Local ICSA meeting to discuss ‘soaring costs’ for farmers

On Wednesday, 16th March, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) will be holding a meeting in Mitchelstown to discuss ‘soaring input costs’...

Award-winning Calving Assist a massive hit with farmers

In 2021, Cashel farmer Jim Ryan invented a new form of a calving jack called the Calving Assist. Jim had regularly experienced back problems...

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