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

Celebrating National Potato Day in Glanmire

To celebrate National Potato Day in Cork last Friday, shoppers in Ryan’s SuperValu, Glanmire had the opportunity to sample Ireland’s iconic vegetable, thanks to...

Urgent appeal for generators to help farmers still without electricity

Farmers are still suffering the after-affects of Storm Ophelia – and Glanbia Ireland is appealing for farmers to urgently make generators available to worst...

Cattle supplies tighter as beef demand remains very strong

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the beef trade is steady this week with the base price for steers at €3.80/kg and heifers...

Despite very low incomes Small Farms plan to continue operating

A new Teagasc study has highlighted that half of all Small Farms are in an economically vulnerable position. According to the study the average...

John and Maria Walsh produce the best milk in Ireland

The country’s top prize for best quality milk has been awarded to Tipperary's John and Maria Walsh who farm at Ballylomasna, Ballylooby, Cahir and...

Irish beef processors merge and takeover

– ICMSA wants cattle price transparency for farmers Speaking following the decision of the CCPC to approve the acquisition of Dunbia Ireland by Dawn Meats...

ICMSA reject pesticide ‘scare’ and say 99.6% of water samples are...

Patrick Rohan, chairperson of ICMSA’s Farm and Rural Affairs Committee, said that the onus is on farmers ‘and others’ to ensure that pesticides are...

IFA meets Minister Creed on beef, Brexit and Budget ‘18

An IFA livestock delegation led by the President Joe Healy met with Agriculture Minister, Michael Creed in Dublin recently to highlight the severe income...

Davis College students selected to partake in unique secondary schools competition

The Irish Angus Exhibition Centre at the National Ploughing Championships was a hive of activity on Thursday week last as RTE broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan...

Mike Ross to open 35th National Dairy Show

The launch of the 35th National Dairy Show to be held in Millstreet, Co Cork, officially took place on September 5th last in Fota Island...

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