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Mitchelstown to lead the way by converting slurry to power

The Government is aiming to roll out a new national network to harness power from agricultural waste as the country comes under pressure to...

Dairy outlook for spring 2019 more positive than some Co-ops suggest...

While Brexit and international trade wars are creating some uncertainty, IFA National Dairy Chair Tom Phelan said there were many signs that dairy markets...

Soil testing service offered by FRS, Cahir

A huge proportion of Irish farm soils have below par fertility, through soil sampling and proper practises farmers have a huge opportunity to address this...

Local recipients at UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science awards

Aoife Courtney from Glanworth and Sarah Walsh from Kildorrery were among the prize winners at the recent student prize giving awards ceremony at UCD...

Cork Marts C.E. defends new intake system at Corrin

The new intake system at Corrin Mart, Fermoy which has come under severe criticism, has been robustly defended this week by Cork Marts Chief Executive,...

Dairy farming systems must build in resilience to weather shocks

Weather risk is a reality of farming and extreme weather events have the capacity to cause major stress in the short term and damage...

IFA supporters gather for annual social

A crowd of almost 200 people attended last Saturday night's North Cork IFA social in The Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown. The dinner dance was slightly behind...

Vet council’s attempt to stifle competition rejected by IFA

IFA Animal Health Chairman Pat Farrell, has strongly rejected the guidance issued by the Veterinary Council of Ireland for vets providing a service to...

BRIDE project to feature on Ear to the Ground

The farmers and farmland involved with the BRIDE Project which stretches the length of the Bride Valley, will feature on Ear to the Ground...

IFA meet dept of agriculture on EID & clean sheep policy

Cork sheep farmer and chairman of IFA National Sheep Sean Dennehy said the lamb trade remains solid with factories paying from €4.75 to €4.80/kg...

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