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Pro-active farmers head up Twitter campaign on farm safety

Pro-active farmers head up Twitter campaign on farm safety

A Tipperary farmer who previously suffered a slurry accident has initiated a Twitter campaign to highlight the importance of farm...

February 3, 2018

Meeting to hear how one woman trebled her farm income

Meeting to hear how one woman trebled her farm income

Twitter trebled Suzanna Crampton’s farm income, and she will show others how to do the same at an upcoming meeting....

September 2, 2017

Pic: ‘Two tyred’ this morning? Gardai stop a trailer missing two wheels

Pic: ‘Two tyred’ this morning? Gardai stop a trailer missing two wheels

The Garda Traffic Corps in Co. Cavan pulled over a driver towing a trailer that was missing two wheels at...

April 4, 2017

Pics: Lambing 2016 is well underway on farms across the country

Pics: Lambing 2016 is well underway on farms across the country

The 2016 lambing season has well and truly began with farmers across the country and the UK spending many hours...

February 19, 2016

Pics: Snow hit the country last night – there was some great shots on Twitter

Pics: Snow hit the country last night – there was some great shots on Twitter

Snow, ice and frost hit the country over the past number of days, with Met Eireann issuing orange and yellow...

January 15, 2016

Pics: A break from the rain with some great winter sunrise shots

Pics: A break from the rain with some great winter sunrise shots

This morning, parts of the country experienced a break from the rain that has been a constant over the past...

January 6, 2016

Friday feeling: This calf thinks it’s a dog…

Friday feeling: This calf thinks it’s a dog…

A Holstein calf in the US believes that he is a dog and can even be found sitting comfortably on...

November 6, 2015

A goat has been made an honorary recruit of an Aussie bomb squad

A goat has been made an honorary recruit of an Aussie bomb squad

A kid by the name of Boxer has been made an honorary recruit of the New South Wales Rescue and...

October 27, 2015

Silage 2015 is in full swing, has your photo made the cut?

Silage 2015 is in full swing, has your photo made the cut?

Silage cutting is taking place across the country at the moment and while rain in places has led to problems...

June 5, 2015

Video: Top Gear’s Richard Hammond has taken to sheep herding

Video: Top Gear’s Richard Hammond has taken to sheep herding

Sheep herding is helping to fill Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond’s spare time now that Top Gear is off air for...

April 23, 2015

Are Ireland’s farmers tweeting as much as the rest of the world?

Are Ireland’s farmers tweeting as much as the rest of the world?

Irish farmers on Twitter have been tweeting on average 95 times a year and 67% of Irish farmers are tweeting...

April 9, 2015

The Twitter reaction to milk quotas being abolished

The Twitter reaction to milk quotas being abolished

Milk quotas in Europe will be abolished this week. For over 30 years farmers had limits on the amount of milk...

March 31, 2015

Dublin student wins Holy Cow! competition   

Dublin student wins Holy Cow! competition  

Dublin student Martinn Cousins, from Crumlin, has won Agri Aware’s Holy Cow! competition. The competition was part of the ‘Follow...

November 7, 2014

Agriland’s free news app launched 

Agriland’s free news app launched 

The team here at Agriland.ie is delighted to announce that it has just launched its first app this week. The...

September 4, 2014

Waterford farmer takes the reins @IrelandsFarmers twitter account for the week

Waterford farmer takes the reins @IrelandsFarmers twitter account for the week

This week’s tweeting farmer at @IrelandsFarmers is Marita Kelly, who hails from Knockanore in Co. Waterford and has a dairy...

August 18, 2014

Mayo teenager takes the reins @IrelandsFarmers Twitter account

Mayo teenager takes the reins @IrelandsFarmers Twitter account

The tweeting farmer this week on @IrelandsFarmers is Catherina Cunnane from Co. Mayo. She is a second level student in St...

August 7, 2014

Cavan farmer Anne Brady up @IrelandsFarmers this week

Cavan farmer Anne Brady up @IrelandsFarmers this week

This week Anne Brady takes the helm at the @IrelandsFarmers twitter account. Anne was one of the founders of the...

July 21, 2014

Irish farmers take to Twitter

Irish farmers take to Twitter

Well-known sheep farmer Suzanna Crampton, aka @ZwartblesIE, is the first farmer to tweet this week under the handle @IrelandsFarmers as...

July 14, 2014