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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...

Dairygold continues to support future agri-leaders at UCC

Two undergraduate bursaries have been awarded by Dairygold Co-operative Society to students undertaking the Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree at University College Cork (UCC). The...

Corrin Mart Report

We had similar numbers of cattle this week in Corrin mart.The trade also remained exceptionally strong, in fact marginally improved again in many cases.COWSExcellent...

Positive outlook for lamb prices – IFA

IFA Sheep Chairman Sean Dennehy said the market conditions that underpinned the sheep trade for the past two years look set to continue for...

Challenging year ahead for farming as costs escalate – IFA

IFA President Tim Cullinan said Irish farming is facing into a very challenging year as the costs of doing business threaten to wipe out...

ICMSA want Co-ops to consider 2021 End-Of-Year bonus

Reviewing market returns throughout the twelve months of 2021 and the milk price paid to farmers, the newly elected Chairperson of ICMSA’s Dairy Committee,...

Glanbia Co-op shareholders vote to take full ownership of Glanbia Ireland

Glanbia Co-operative Society (Glanbia Co-op) announced on Friday that its shareholders had voted in favour of the proposal to take full ownership of Glanbia...

IFA and Bord Gáis Energy launch new solar energy pilot

IFA and Bord Gáis Energy launched a comprehensive solar pilot for farmers this week. The project, which has been in development for over a...

Teagasc appoint new director of research

Teagasc has appointed Professor Pat Dillon as Director of Research. The Teagasc Authority approved the appointment at its meeting on Wednesday, 1st December. Professor...

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