FarmLand in Review – Christmas special

FarmLand in Review – Christmas special

As we prepare to put 2018 behind us, tonight (Tuesday, December 25) on FarmLand in Review – a special Christmas...

Balanced view required in light of Fonterra price dip, IFA

Balanced view required in light of Fonterra price dip, IFA

While this week’s Fonterra auction result saw a 5.2 per cent price reduction compared to the previous auction, Abares, the...

The business of research to the fore at Moorepark

The business of research to the fore at Moorepark

Teagasc‘s research and development hub in Moorepark, Co Cork is a hive of commercial activity and this is growing from strength...

Busy time on Sheep Ireland CPT flocks

Busy time on Sheep Ireland CPT flocks

Recent weeks have been extremely busy across sheep central progeny test (CPT) flocks. These flocks are Sheep Ireland’s trial flocks,...

New mowers and tedders at Grassland

New mowers and tedders at Grassland

On display at this year’s Grassland and Muck 2014 will be the latest additions to the Claas Disco mower and...

IHFA leads in Irish genomics trend

IHFA leads in Irish genomics trend

Pedigree Holstein Friesian bulls registered with the Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) continue to be a rich genetic resource for...

EU updates control measures on African swine fever

EU updates control measures on African swine fever

Revised control measures following the confirmation of African swine fever (ASF) cases in wild boar in Lithuania and Poland were...

‘Poor fertility No 1 barrier to milk profit’

‘Poor fertility No 1 barrier to milk profit’

Poor fertility performance is still the number one barrier to profitable milk production in Ireland. This is according to Dr Pat...

Farm unions seek clarification on spec requirements

Farm unions seek clarification on spec requirements

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) along with National Farmers’ Union, NFU Scotland, NFU Cymru and the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU)...

PAC critical of management at agri research body

PAC critical of management at agri research body

The Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) has failed in its responsibility for proper oversight of the...

ABP beef agrees Irish Hereford prime deal with Carrefour Italia

ABP beef agrees Irish Hereford prime deal with Carrefour Italia

ABP Food Group has agreed an exclusive deal with Carrefour Italia to supply its Irish Hereford prime beef range of...

Sheep and cheerful: Call out for 6,000 Irish sheep

Sheep and cheerful: Call out for 6,000 Irish sheep

Organisers of the 16th Golden Shears, the World Sheep Shearing and Wool Handling Championships, which is taking place in Gorey,...

All-island beef action under way, FFA

All-island beef action under way, FFA

An all-island meeting of farm organisations affected by the collapsing prices in the beef sector in Dublin yesterday evening was...

‘Ireland falling down milk price league’

‘Ireland falling down milk price league’

While there has been some small market movements over the past four weeks, Ireland’s milk price position remains unchanged. This is according...

West Cork farmers to bring minister to court

West Cork farmers to bring minister to court

Up to 10 West Cork farmers who are opposed to cuts and penalties over land eligibility under the single farm...

Greener pastures, new grass profit index explained

Greener pastures, new grass profit index explained

Teagasc, in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has developed a new world-class profit-based index, called...

Door is always open, Farmers for Action

Door is always open, Farmers for Action

The door is always open for all farming organisations and mart auctioneers on the island of Ireland to come together...

Environment strategy key as dairy sector expands, minister

Environment strategy key as dairy sector expands, minister

Environmental strategies are in place to deal with the inevitable increase in greenhouse gas emissions and the impact on the...