Farmers Journal

The future is digital, as print sales slide

The future is digital, as print sales slide

Irish newspapers, including the Farmers Journal, are being hit badly by the rise of digital media, according to the latest...

February 19, 2015

FBD chairman to head up Young Farmer of the Year award judging panel

FBD chairman to head up Young Farmer of the Year award judging panel

Michael Berkery, Chairman of FBD, will head up a team of judges for the prestigious FBD Young Farmer of the...

August 31, 2014

Macra, reeling in the years

Macra, reeling in the years

2014 is a special year for Macra na Feirme as the voluntary organisation for young people in Ireland is celebrating...

January 2, 2014

Agriculture and food, Irish growth stories for 2014 and beyond

Agriculture and food, Irish growth stories for 2014 and beyond

‘Agriculture and Food – Irish Growth Stories for 2014 and Beyond’ conference, organised by  Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Week...

November 21, 2013

Young blood to conquer Carlow this weekend

Young blood to conquer Carlow this weekend

Macra na Feirme’s annual farming conference, hosted by Carlow Macra an Feirme in conjunction with main sponsors Dawn Meats and...

October 25, 2013

Ploughing 2013 steps up a gear

Ploughing 2013 steps up a gear

The site in Ratheniska, Stadbally Co Laois will be a hive of activity this weekend as exhibitors put the finishing...

September 21, 2013

14 dairy farms in NDC Awards

14 dairy farms in NDC Awards

  Some 14 dairy farms have been shortlisted as national finalists for the 2013 National Dairy Council (NDC) and Kerrygold...

September 17, 2013

This week’s Farmer of the Tweet: Derrybrack Aubracs

This week’s Farmer of the Tweet: Derrybrack Aubracs

Farmers Feed Families launched a social initiative earlier this summer to raise awareness of daily life in farms across Ireland....

September 16, 2013

Nuffield Ireland announces six new scholars for 2014

Nuffield Ireland announces six new scholars for 2014

The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust Ireland has selected six new scholars for the 2014 Nuffield Scholarships. The objective of the...

September 12, 2013

Scottish experts to provide bovine electronic ID demos

Scottish experts to provide bovine electronic ID demos

Irish Co-Operative Society (ICOS) National Marts has arranged a visit to Ireland by the Scottish Bovine EID research team to...

September 12, 2013

The Buckleys of Bantry reach for the Macra stars

The Buckleys of Bantry reach for the Macra stars

After gruelling tasks and in-depth interviews, Bantry dairy farmer John Buckley last night won the Macra na Feirme FBD Young Farmer of...

September 4, 2013

Dairymaster CEO to judge young farmer skills awards

Dairymaster CEO to judge young farmer skills awards

Dr Edmond Harty, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012, and CEO and technical director of Dairymaster, will...

August 26, 2013

700 beef farmers at Teagasc Better Farm Open Day

700 beef farmers at Teagasc Better Farm Open Day

More than 700 farmers attended the Teagasc Better Farm Beef Open Day today, which took place on the farm of Heinz...

August 13, 2013

DCU Ryan Academy helping farmers to think like entrepreneurs

DCU Ryan Academy helping farmers to think like entrepreneurs

Comment: In March 2012, the team at DCU Ryan Academy was approached by a group from the agri-food sector who...

August 9, 2013

40 applications so far for Nuffield

40 applications so far for Nuffield

If you are a forward-thinking, progressive individual involved in farming or agri-business, if you want to travel to research a...

July 17, 2013

KPMG/ Irish Farmers Journal milk price audit

KPMG/ Irish Farmers Journal milk price audit

Commenting on the 2012 KPMG/ Irish Farmers Journal milk price audit, IFA President John Bryan today welcomed the continued participation...

July 11, 2013

JFC innovation/ Irish Farmers Journal

JFC innovation/ Irish Farmers Journal

Video highlights of the recent JFC Innovation Awards for Rural Business, run in conjunction with Teagasc, the Irish Farmers Journal and the...

July 2, 2013

Meath’s fields of dreams

Meath’s fields of dreams

UPDATE: The Steering Group of Meath Field Names Project, which has been working away for the past few years on gathering...

June 28, 2013