Farming

Triplets born on Kilworth farm

These are busy times on dairy farms with the calving season in full swing. While there can be complications, the priority for every farmer is to...

Dairygold introduces new Milk Supplier Sustainability Bonus

Over 300 Dairygold milk suppliers attending a special launch event at the Corrin Event Centre in Fermoy, were told of  where Dairygold announced detaisl of a new...

Minister Creed announces the opening of Year 3 of the Sheep...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced that the third year of the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence on...

Important IFA meeting on CAP / ANC in Fermoy

The IFA is holding a number of open farmer meetings around the country to update farmers on the state of play with the CAP...

Spruce bark beetle represents high risk to forest sector – IFA

IFA Farm Forestry Chairman, Vincent Nally said that he is concerned following the finding of spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus) in the south of...

Farmers need urgent commitment on Brexit support – Healy

IFA President Joe Healy said the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed must bring forward more detail in relation to his reported comments about EU...

Teagasc launch grass weed control initiative

A European Innovation Partnership project titled Enable Conservation Tillage (ECT), which aims to promote the wider adoption of sustainable conservation tillage systems by specifically...

Glanmire agricultural student receives travel bursary

Owen Cashman from Glanmire is one of six third level Agricultural Science students in the country to receive a Professional Work Experience (PWE) travel...

Cork ICMSA executives come together for joint meeting on TB following...

Following several serious and high-profile TB incidents in the county, West Cork ICMSA and North & East Cork ICMSA have come together to schedule...

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...

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