Farming

Castlelyons farmer to receive Agricultural pioneer award

Castlelyons farmer Donal Sheehan is set to receive an award in this year's annual Cork Environmental Forum (CEF) annual Environmental awards.  The dairy farmer and nature-lover uses a variety...

IFA welcomes commitment from Tanaiste to review work permit criteria for...

Following a recent meeting with Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the commitment from the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise...

Festival of Farming and Food – SFI Science Week at Teagasc...

Teagasc is hosting a series of exciting events for Science Week (November 12-19). Many of Teagasc’s research centres around the country will open their...

Dairygold joins countrywide sustainable dairying initiative

Dairygold has joined up with some of the country’s largest dairy processors to promote and encourage sustainable dairy farming.  Dairy Sustainability Ireland is committed to assisting the...

The COW ranks your dairy cows in seconds!

ICBF and Teagasc launched a new decision support tool, the COW (Cow’s Own Worth), to aid in culling and retention decisions of dairy females...

Grassland Farmer of the Year announced by Minister Creed

The first ever overall winner of the Grassland Farmer of the Year Award is Eddie O’Donnell from Golden, Cashel, Co Tipperary. The Grassland Farmer...

Farmer fury at ‘Another Solo Run by Minister Ross’

The decision of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to implement new measures regulating the NCT rules for farm tractors 'has left the farming community...

Expertise imparted by world class experts

The Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland (CAVI) 2017 Annual Conference opened in the Rochestown Park Hotel on Friday, October 13th where it ran until the 15th and...

Cheese award for Ballynoe farm

The Bo Rua Farm in Ballynoe were among the winners from the Kerrygold Listowel Food Fair Cheese Competition, announced ahead of the 23rd annual Listowel...

Former Ireland rugby star Mike Ross to open 35th National Dairy...

With the 35th National Dairy Show just days away we all eagerly await Ireland’s largest indoor agricultural show which takes place in Millstreet on this...

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...

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