Farming

Public meeting on the future of agriculture

Pa O'Driscoll, the Fine Gael general election candidate for Cork East, will be hosting a public meeting on the future of Irish agriculture on...

IFA President stresses importance of low-cost loans for farmers

IFA President Joe Healy said Minister Creed must move on low-cost loans to help address fodder deficit and resulting income crises for farmers. Speaking at...

Mitchelstown Credit Union offering Cultivate farm loans

The credit union farm lending project is modelled on a pilot initiative by four credit unions in County Galway who launched the brand Cultivate. This was followed...

Collection plans for removing stockpiles of farm tyres

€700,000 is being made available to remove stockpiles of tyres from farms, with collection dates and venues announced. Under the Waste Management (Tyres and...

Lots of interest in work practices of Watergrasshill farmer

There was a large turnout at the recent walk on the farm of Donal O'Reilly, who milks a 180 strong herd on his farm...

Corrin Event Centre set for Dairygold’s Beef Expo

Following its success and high attendance last year, Dairygold’s 2nd annual Beef Expo will take place in Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy on Wednesday, September 12. The...

NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards 2018 finalists announced

Finalists for this year’s NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards have been announced. The awards recognise standards of excellence in dairy farming, with dairy...

Co-ops must lift August and year-end base milk prices – Phelan

National Dairy committee chairman Tom Phelan said co-ops had taken fright earlier this summer and been overly conservative in just holding base prices, some...

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...

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