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Beef
Thrive open day: farmers see a future in dairy-beef
Noel Bardon
Farmers attending the Irish Farmers Journal Thrive demonstration farm open day give their views on the challenges and opportunities with dairy-beef. Noel Bardon and Rachel Donovan report.
9 August 2022 News
Yields and prices ‘enabled’ tillage farmers to weather input cost surge - IFA
The IFA has said that while grain prices remain at “historically high levels”, farmers are now concerned about higher fertiliser prices in 2023.
9 August 2022 News
Yellow high temperature warning issued by Met Éireann
Met Éireann has issued its latest weather warning as temperatures begin to rise ahead of a weekend scorcher.
Key advice for farming in a heatwave
Farmers should take care to ensure livestock have water access and ample shade over the days ahead, as temperatures are forecast to reach 30°C.
9 August 2022 News
Harvest 2022: changes to Boortmalt specs and charges
Here are some changes that farmers should be aware of as they deliver barley to Boortmalt this harvest.
9 August 2022 News
Factories try to apply pressure on beef trade
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade including factory prices for finished stock.
8 August 2022 Markets
Martbids announces September Select Aberdeen Angus Timed Auction
Adam Woods has details of a rare opportunity to acquire stock from some of Northern Ireland’s top Aberdeen Angus pedigree herds.
8 August 2022 Pedigree
Factories cut €4m from sheep farmers in a month – ICSA
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association has slammed sheep factories for cutting lamb prices at a time when input costs continue to affect farmers.
8 August 2022 News
€22m announced for rural lanes under Local Improvement Scheme
The investment will go towards upgrading rural laneways and non-public roads.
8 August 2022 News
Further milk price increase needed – IFA
The IFA has highlighted global dairy markets and says they suggest that a further milk price increase for farmers is required.
8 August 2022 News
Dairy cow numbers ‘similar’ level to 1984 – ASA
A leading agricultural scientist has highlighted CSO and EPA data which shows that Irish dairy cow numbers and farm emissions have not increased majorly.
8 August 2022 News
Updated hedgerow removal rules to double replacement hedge length
Farmers who remove hedgerows will soon have to plant twice the length of the hedge they remove before proceeding with works.
8 August 2022 News