Farming

Senator: Greater partnership needed between NPWS and farmers

Senator: Greater partnership needed between NPWS and farmers

A senator has called for a greater partnership to be developed between the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and...

May 15, 2022

Study: EU could lose 6.4m farms by 2040

Study: EU could lose 6.4m farms by 2040

The European Union could be left with around 3.9 million farms by 2040, according to a new study. Research4AGRI was...

April 21, 2022

Canney: Crops should be grown on ‘set aside’ land

Canney: Crops should be grown on ‘set aside’ land

A TD has said that a proposal under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to set aside 4% of land...

March 16, 2022

Farmers should be selling methane – not cutting it

Farmers should be selling methane – not cutting it

Over 270 interested farmers, developers and industry bodies tuned into Gas Networks Ireland’s (GNI’s) biomethane industry webinar on Monday, September...

September 20, 2021

Beef Focus: Cavan calf-to-beef farm gaining momentum

Beef Focus: Cavan calf-to-beef farm gaining momentum

During the week Agriland paid a visit to an expanding calf-to-beef farm that is really gaining momentum, and this is...

July 25, 2021

Farming doesn’t have to be the loneliest profession in the world

Farming doesn’t have to be the loneliest profession in the world

I have loved farming all my life. But being a man of a certain age, I also know what it’s...

December 29, 2020

‘Farm Management’ app released by Livestock Live Software

‘Farm Management’ app released by Livestock Live Software

Livestock Live Software (LSL) has released its ‘Farm Management’ app across Ireland. The app has no subscription fee and is...

February 6, 2020

60% prefer to get their farming information online

60% prefer to get their farming information online

Online media is the number one platform of choice for farming-related information. This was the message from extensive face-to-face research...

October 31, 2019

Westmeath piggery invasion: A farmer’s side of the story

Westmeath piggery invasion: A farmer’s side of the story

On Saturday, June 29, a group of over 50 vegan protesters broke entry and trespassed on a pig farm in...

July 1, 2019

Future Growth Loan Scheme opens to farmers today

Future Growth Loan Scheme opens to farmers today

Applications for loan eligibility in the Future Growth Loan Scheme (FGLS) have opened today, Wednesday, April 17. Farmers can apply...

April 17, 2019

Expert warns of cross border ‘live animal smuggling’ post-Brexit

Expert warns of cross border ‘live animal smuggling’ post-Brexit

A leading expert on Brexit has warned that the “all-Ireland economy” – which has taken years to build and establish...

February 9, 2019

‘The cattle passed no remarks on my new situation’ – powerchair football star

‘The cattle passed no remarks on my new situation’ – powerchair football star

From a farming background, Sean Cuddy, is an enthusiastic member of the Midlands United Powerchair Football Club. The Camross, Co....

July 21, 2018

Referendum: Amidst difficult decisions – weigh up all options

Referendum: Amidst difficult decisions – weigh up all options

By Noirin Russell and Mary Higgins Growing up on a farm teaches life lessons early on. You learn quickly that...

May 14, 2018

Video: Young scientists ‘create buzz’ with agri-inspired projects

Video: Young scientists ‘create buzz’ with agri-inspired projects

This year marks the 54th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, with just over 2,000 projects being submitted for the 2018...

January 12, 2018

Quiz: How well do you know world farming records?

Quiz: How well do you know world farming records?

A common present found under the tree on Christmas Day is the Guinness World Records annual book; it’s full of...

December 25, 2017

English farmers downbeat on Brexit ‘despite voting leave’

English farmers downbeat on Brexit ‘despite voting leave’

Farmers across Britain have lost confidence in the outlook for the industry over the next three years, according to the...

June 11, 2017

‘Grants for low-emission slurry machinery must include contractors’

‘Grants for low-emission slurry machinery must include contractors’

The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) has responded to the questions raised by the Clean Air...

May 11, 2017

Video: Watch the first day at Balmoral Show 2017

Video: Watch the first day at Balmoral Show 2017

This year’s Balmoral Show kicked off today and runs until Saturday, May 13. Up to 100,000 people are expected to...

May 10, 2017