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Drinking milk made humans taller - research
Barry Murphy
Milk consumption drove an increase in human sizes, researchers in the US and Belfast have found.
4 February 2023 News
Plans afoot to de-mine Ukrainian farms
United Nations officials met with representatives of the Ukrainian Ministry for Agrarian Policy and Food to plan for the de-mining of farm land.
3 February 2023 News
Weekly Podcast: mart prices sizzle and female farmers lead
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
Dairy farmers showing ‘phenomenal’ demand for beef bulls
Pedigree beef bull breeders from across the country are reporting stronger demand this year from dairy farmers.
1 February 2023 News
EPA still evaluating impact of Climate Action Plan farm measures
It could be June before the EPA completes a full analysis of the emissions reduction impact of the Climate Action Plan measures asked of farmers.
1 February 2023 News
Decision time for new veterinary college
More third level veterinary medicine places could be made available to hopeful CAO student applicants as early as next year.
1 February 2023 News
Ram sold for top dollar fails to do the business
A farmer who paid top price for a pedigree ram at a breed society sale has been left at odds as the animal will allegedly not breed any of his ewes.
1 February 2023 News
Farmers shouldn’t pick a fight with vegans – NDC boss
National Dairy Council CEO Zoe Kavanagh has said consumers having options is OK but that these options must come with full nutritional knowledge.
1 February 2023 News
BSE detected in cow in the Netherlands
Dutch Minister for Agriculture Piet Adema confirmed the detection of BSE in a cow carcase.
1 February 2023 Markets
Record 55,000 wild deer culled
The Irish Deer Commission has pointed that many stakeholders discussing rising deer populations don’t realise that there is already a significant annual cull already.
1 February 2023 News
Decision time for new veterinary college
More third level veterinary medicine places could be made available to hopeful CAO student applicants as early as next year.
1 February 2023 News
‘Scale and pace’ needed for roll out of farm climate measures - EPA
EPA representative Prof Mary Frances Rochford warned that dairy farmers in the south east are contributing to poor water quality trends.
31 January 2023 News