News & opinion

The latest farming news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with breaking news stories from the agriculture sector.

Russia forcing Ukrainian farmers to pay taxes to Kremlin
Ukrainian farmers in Russian occupied areas are facing closure if they do not abide by Russia’s demands.
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Call to action loud and clear on CAP
The more preparatory work you can do now, the easier the application process will be in the coming weeks.
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Supersoil aiding Limerick farmer to organic conversion
Supersoil enables farmers to not only improve what grows above the ground, but to create an environment below the ground that drives crop performance at reduced costs.
Farmer Writes: a man of straw
It seems there’s poor organisation in straw deliveries, and farmers are often left with bales carried over until the following year.
Farmer Writes: no shortage of jobs to be done
We have a policy of keeping cattle which are easily handled and not prone to getting excitable.
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Supersoil aiding Limerick farmer to organic conversion
Supersoil enables farmers to not only improve what grows above the ground, but to create an environment below the ground that drives crop performance at reduced costs.
AI companies shake up product and competition
With three sexed semen labs in the country soon, and new players on the scene, Ireland's AI business is looking dynamic.
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Push for 500 additional work permits for dairy sector
The Department of Enterprise is considering a request for the provision of 500 additional dairy worker permits for 2023.
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Supersoil aiding Limerick farmer to organic conversion
Supersoil enables farmers to not only improve what grows above the ground, but to create an environment below the ground that drives crop performance at reduced costs.
Ban forestry payments for investment companies - IFO
The IFO has said that the Government must support farmers, not investment funds, to deliver forestry targets.
Further recall of chicken due to potential salmonella presence
This latest recall comes after eight poultry farms were found to have tested positive for salmonella earlier this week.
Eight poultry flocks test positive for salmonella
All of the affected poultry flocks have been restricted by the Department of Agriculture.