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Scanning results up on farms with poorer ground

Scanning results up on farms with poorer ground

With scanning well underway for mid-season lambing flocks, Agriland caught up with bovine ultrasound technician, Kieran McGee, to see what...

January 26, 2022

FRS story over 40 years recounted in new book

FRS story over 40 years recounted in new book

A new book setting out the history and story of Farm Relief Services (FRS) over the last 40 years has...

July 31, 2021

Incoming group CEO of FRS Network announced

Incoming group CEO of FRS Network announced

FRS Network has announced the appointment of a new group CEO in the form of Colin Donnery. Donnery, who is...

July 13, 2021

Farm Safety Week: ‘Safety needs to be topic of conversation, just like milk prices’

Farm Safety Week: ‘Safety needs to be topic of conversation, just like milk prices’

FRS Network, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have come together to promote the...

July 23, 2020

FRS Network to mark 40 years since foundation

FRS Network to mark 40 years since foundation

The Farm Relief Services (FRS) Network is set to mark the 40-year anniversary of its founding next month. On Wednesday,...

July 14, 2020

FBD: Farmer customers with Covid-19 to be provided with €500 FRS vouchers

FBD: Farmer customers with Covid-19 to be provided with €500 FRS vouchers

FBD is introducing a new initiative to financially assist its farm customers affected by a Covid-19 diagnosis, the insurance provider...

April 7, 2020

Teagasc to set up Regional Farm Labour Database

Teagasc to set up Regional Farm Labour Database

Teagasc is in the process of setting up a Regional Farm Labour Database that would link farm families where a...

April 2, 2020

FRS and Meath Partnership to deliver free agri training

FRS and Meath Partnership to deliver free agri training

Farm Relief Service (FRS) Training and Meath Partnership have teamed up for a joint initiative to provide free agricultural and...

February 10, 2020

Beef farmers ‘positive about off-farm opportunities’ – FRS survey

Beef farmers ‘positive about off-farm opportunities’ – FRS survey

A recent survey of beef farmers shows that many are “considering earning additional income by working off-farm in 2020 –...

January 9, 2020

94% of young farmers consider co-ops important for future

94% of young farmers consider co-ops important for future

94% of young farmer participants consider agricultural cooperatives important for the future of Irish farming, according to a new study...

July 31, 2019

Thinking outside the box to solve ‘multifaceted’ calving labour issue

Thinking outside the box to solve ‘multifaceted’ calving labour issue

The “multifaceted” need for farm labour during peak calving season has led the Farm Relief Services (FRS) to adopt a...

March 8, 2019

How does seasonality affect dairy farm labour?

How does seasonality affect dairy farm labour?

Seasonality is a key issue to contend with when providing farm labour on dairy farms, according to industry top brass....

March 7, 2019

Need extra cash? 100 seasonal jobs available this spring – FRS

Need extra cash? 100 seasonal jobs available this spring – FRS

100 seasonal farm jobs are set to come available this spring through Farm Relief Services (FRS), the company has announced....

November 16, 2018

Young farm workers need to be ‘mature enough to operate machinery’

Young farm workers need to be ‘mature enough to operate machinery’

It is imperative that young people working on a farm are interviewed to ensure that they are mature enough to...

October 1, 2018

Are you milking to 100% efficiency?

Are you milking to 100% efficiency?

Are you milking in the most efficient manner possible and getting the most out of your cows? Farmers can find...

June 13, 2018

Women in agriculture targeted in new recruitment campaign

Women in agriculture targeted in new recruitment campaign

Farm Relief Services (FRS) has been targeting women in agriculture in a bid to address the labour shortage, especially in...

September 24, 2017

Farm Relief Services highlights critical labour shortage

Farm Relief Services highlights critical labour shortage

Irish dairy farming is facing a critical shortage of trained, skilled and adaptable workers to meet the ambitious development targets...

April 20, 2017

New year, new you? Kick start 2016 with a new job

New year, new you? Kick start 2016 with a new job

With a new year comes change and maybe you’re in the market for a new job to get the year...

January 12, 2016