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Tipp farmers to cycle from Mizen to Malin

Tipp farmers to cycle from Mizen to Malin

Two farmers will undertake a gruelling 600km ultra cycle from Mizen to Malin, scaling 4,000m of elevation within 24 hours...

7:00am

‘Heavy lambs back by up to €10/head at Ballinasloe Mart’

‘Heavy lambs back by up to €10/head at Ballinasloe Mart’

Heavy lambs were back by up to €10/head at Ballinasloe Mart on Thursday (June 23), according to the mart’s auctioneer,...

6:10am

Video: Cork dairy and beef farmer hosts ‘genetics-focused’ farm walk

Video: Cork dairy and beef farmer hosts ‘genetics-focused’ farm walk

Farming in Clancoolmore, Bandon, Co. Cork, John Twohig is a dairy and beef farmer finishing all his beef animals at...

6:00am

European Commissioner launches 79th Virginia Show

European Commissioner launches 79th Virginia Show

The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union, Mairead McGuinness, launched the 79th Virginia Agricultural...

22:00pm

Woman who damaged tractor with golf club to be sentenced in October

Woman who damaged tractor with golf club to be sentenced in October

By Gordon Deegan A 62 year old mother of six who broke the windows of her estranged husband’s tractor with...

18:30pm

First phase of Kerry greenway project officially opened

First phase of Kerry greenway project officially opened

The initial phase of a greenway project in Co. Kerry has been officially opened today (Friday, June 24) for cyclists...

18:26pm

Ukraine: War causes indirect losses in agriculture of $23bn

Ukraine: War causes indirect losses in agriculture of $23bn

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to an estimated $23 billion in indirect losses due to production decreases, logistics disruptions,...

17:48pm

Disciplinary action by pork processor deemed disproportionate

Disciplinary action by pork processor deemed disproportionate

By Gordon Deegan A sanction by the largest pork processor in Ireland to suspend a worker for 10 weeks without pay,...

16:00pm

Video: ‘No one has come to me looking for a cut in food production’

Video: ‘No one has come to me looking for a cut in food production’

The sectoral targets for cutting emissions under the carbon budgets will be announced in the very near future and, in...

15:37pm

Oireachtas committee to address methane emissions in private meeting

Oireachtas committee to address methane emissions in private meeting

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine (JOCAFM) will address methane emissions next week, with the aim...

15:31pm

New generation of forage wagons coming our way

New generation of forage wagons coming our way

This autumn will see Pottinger launch its new range of grassland equipment. Included in the line-up is the new JUMBO...

15:30pm

Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt?

Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt?

Spelt may, or may not be, grown in Ireland. But it’s a very important cereal crop in many parts of...

15:00pm

Monaghan farming family win Lakeland Milk Quality Awards

Monaghan farming family win Lakeland Milk Quality Awards

A dairy farming family in Co. Monaghan have been announced as the Supreme Champions of the Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality...

14:43pm

Pressure-free sowing with latest Kverneland hopper

Pressure-free sowing with latest Kverneland hopper

A hot and dusty Italian plain which lies somewhere below sea level was the venue for the launch of Kverneland’s...

14:35pm

IBLA calls for imports to cease following suspected UK foot and mouth case

IBLA calls for imports to cease following suspected UK foot and mouth case

The Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA) has called for the importation of livestock from the UK to cease immediately...

14:29pm

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that a suspected case of foot and mouth disease on a pig farm...

14:06pm

CEOs of Ornua member co-ops to be called before Oireachtas committee

CEOs of Ornua member co-ops to be called before Oireachtas committee

The CEOs of the eight member co-ops of Ornua are to be called to appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee...

12:10pm

Call for government to meet contractors on rising green diesel prices

Call for government to meet contractors on rising green diesel prices

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the government to confirm when it will meet with farm and forestry contractors...

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