Farming

Department of Agriculture to monitor carcass trim in meat plants on...

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Department of Agriculture technical officers will monitor carcase trim in the meat factories on behalf of farmers...

Countdown is on for Ireland’s top dairy cow contest

With less than a month to go to Ireland’s top Holstein Friesian pedigree dairy contest, the countdown is on for Co. Cork dairy breeders...

IFA announces appointment of farm safety executive & peer-to-peer farm safety...

This week marks the sixth annual Farm Safety Week UK & Ireland, an initiative led by the IFA in Ireland, aiming to reduce the...

Future Cork dairy leaders graduate from ICOS Production Supervisory Programme

Four agri-food professionals from Dairygold have graduated from the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) 2017/18 Production Supervisory Programme at a ceremony in University College...

Thousands of beef farmers flow into Grange for BEEF2018

The adoption of key technologies in relation to animal genetics, grassland management and herd health are the key to increasing the profitability of beef...

2018 Grassland Farmer of the Year Competition Launched

The Grassland Farmer of the Year competition for 2018 was officially launched on Friday, 15 June, by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

European Grassland experts meet in Ireland

The European Grassland Federation (EGF) conference took place in Cork this week with over 450 delegates from 31 countries attending. This is the 27th...

Farmers – Bale pink for breast cancer awareness

Pink silage bales are set to be a common sight once again in the countryside this summer, as Glanbia’s limited-edition pink silage wrap goes...

Beefy €23,500 prize fund on offer for Ireland’s best bulls

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, was recently joined by champion bull ‘Carrigroe Noel’ in Watergrasshill, to officially launch the...

Fermoy farmers regional winners of Dairygold awards

Dairygold milk suppliers, Denis and Patrick Joyce from Fermoy were declared regional winner of the 2017 Dairygold Milk Quality Awards at Springfort Hall Hotel...

Ministers announce extension to summer slurry-spreading deadline

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, have...

Minister Creed ignoring sheep farmers by imposing compulsory electronic tagging –...

IFA President Joe Healy said the announcement by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed on the imposition of compulsorily electronic sheep tagging on all sheep from...

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