National Ploughing Championships 2019

Details of agri-environment pilot scheme emerge

Details of agri-environment pilot scheme emerge

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has revealed the first real details of the new agri-environment pilot scheme,...

February 1, 2021

Kildare clan ‘makes history’ taking 3 all-Ireland ploughing titles

Kildare clan ‘makes history’ taking 3 all-Ireland ploughing titles

Celebrations were in order for the Dunne family from Rathangan, at the Kildare Ploughing Association’s awards night which took place...

October 18, 2019

Location of ‘Ploughing 2020’ revealed by NPA

Location of ‘Ploughing 2020’ revealed by NPA

The location of the 2020 National Ploughing Championships has been revealed by the National Ploughing Association (NPA). At the NPA’s...

October 13, 2019

IFA candidates look for ‘unity’ in farm politics

IFA candidates look for ‘unity’ in farm politics

The three candidates in the upcoming election for the role of president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) had their...

September 24, 2019

NPA MD receives honorary doctorate from Harper Adams

NPA MD receives honorary doctorate from Harper Adams

Managing director of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) Anna May McHugh was presented with an honorary doctorate from Harper Adams...

September 23, 2019

International team ‘drive home’ with tractor safety award at ‘Ploughing’

International team ‘drive home’ with tractor safety award at ‘Ploughing’

An international team was revealed as the winner of the Harry Ferguson Safe Driving Award at this year’s National Ploughing...

September 20, 2019

Whelan and Tracey take titles again

Whelan and Tracey take titles again

John Whelan – Co. Wexford – and Eamonn Tracey – Co. Carlow – took first place in the senior reversible...

September 20, 2019

Ireland top 5 Nations competition on day 2 of ‘Ploughing’

Ireland top 5 Nations competition on day 2 of ‘Ploughing’

It was a successful day for Ireland on day 2 of the ploughing competitions in Fenagh, Co. Carlow, as both...

September 19, 2019

‘I would appeal to the meat factories: Just go and fix this’

‘I would appeal to the meat factories: Just go and fix this’

Meat factories are being urged to “pay farmers properly” and to “understand the crisis” farmers are in by Michael Hoey,...

September 18, 2019

‘Stop protesting at the factory gates’ – Minister Flanagan

‘Stop protesting at the factory gates’ – Minister Flanagan

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, has called on farmers still protesting to end their “illegal blockades” at...

September 18, 2019

‘We’re warning dairy farmers about the volume of bull calves this spring’ – Teagasc

‘We’re warning dairy farmers about the volume of bull calves this spring’ – Teagasc

Last year saw farmers across the country struggle to sell bull calves – both crossbred and non-crossbred – and Teagasc...

September 18, 2019

Sustainable Development Goals champions announced by minister

Sustainable Development Goals champions announced by minister

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton today, Wednesday, September 18, appointed 12 leaders from across all...

September 18, 2019

New service launched to improve farm efficiency and sustainability

New service launched to improve farm efficiency and sustainability

Alltech Ireland will launch its new advice service, Alltech Benchmark, at the National Ploughing Championships at Fenagh, Co. Carlow, located...

September 18, 2019

Ploughing results: Ireland wins 5 Nations on day 1

Ploughing results: Ireland wins 5 Nations on day 1

Ireland topped the score sheets in yesterday’s (September 17) ‘5 Nations’ ploughing competition, but tomorrow contestants will face into the...

September 18, 2019

AgriLand live stream: What’s in store for ‘Ploughing 2019’ day 2?

AgriLand live stream: What’s in store for ‘Ploughing 2019’ day 2?

After the success of day one of the 2019 National Ploughing Championships, at its new home in Fenagh, Co. Carlow, AgriLand is...

September 17, 2019

‘Farming is still the most dangerous job in Ireland’ – Minister Breen

‘Farming is still the most dangerous job in Ireland’ – Minister Breen

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) launched a new farming publication entitled ‘Confined Spaces in Agriculture’, during the official opening...

September 17, 2019

Video: You won’t miss any of ‘Ploughing 2019’ with AgriLand’s live stream

Video: You won’t miss any of ‘Ploughing 2019’ with AgriLand’s live stream

Three of the biggest days in Irish agriculture are upon us with the 2019 National Ploughing Championships ready to kick...

September 16, 2019

HSE to offer range of services at the ‘Ploughing’

HSE to offer range of services at the ‘Ploughing’

The Health Service Executive (HSE) will, like many other Government agencies, have a presence at the 2019 National Ploughing Championships,...

September 16, 2019