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Beef
Profits up 27% to €4.05m at Goodman-owned processing group
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The directors state that the operating profits of €5m for the year was "a satisfactory out-turn". Gordon Deegan reports.
1 February 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: when you lose your independence, the imapct is challenging
As a recent recipient of knee replacement surgery, Margaret Leahy discusses the challenges of learning to rely on others as she recuperates.
1 February 2023 Features
Memoir series: writing about women
Inspired by the bank holiday in honour of St Brigid, Maureen Boyle sets readers the challenge of writing about a special woman in their own lives as part of our monthly memoir series.
Macra hosts CEJA young farmers' conference in Dublin
CEJA aims to promote a younger and more innovative agricultural sector across the EU-27.
1 February 2023 Community
In pictures: IFA AGM
The 68th annual general meeting of the IFA took place at the Irish Farm Centre in Dublin last week.
1 February 2023 Community
Ongoing research to find a path to more female farm ownership
PhD candidate in the University of Limerick Mary Curtin and her supervisors Dr Caroline Murphy, Dr Una Woods and Prof Christine Cross, are examining female farm ownership.
1 February 2023 Careers
Christmas quiz results and winners
As always, our Christmas quizzes kept many readers' brains ticking over the festive season. Here are the answers; and the lucky winners. Thanks to all who entered.
1 February 2023 Features
Welcome to a week in the country
From a St Bridget- inspired poem to handy household tips, here is what caught the eye of the ICL team this week
1 February 2023 Features
Fertiliser planning to replenish fodder reserves in 2023
John Carroll, Tirlán, and Peter Ging, Gouldings, go through some of the steps farmers should be taking to replenish silage stocks next summer.
1 February 2023 Fertilizers
Best approach to using urea in 2023
Gavin McGowan, Target Fertilizers, and Mark Plunkett, Teagasc, outline how farmers can make the most from urea-based nitrogen fertilisers in 2023.
1 February 2023 Fertilizers
How will the national fertiliser database work?
Bernard Harris and Finbarr O’Regan from the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine outline how the new fertiliser database will operate.
1 February 2023 Fertilizers
The importance of sulphur on grassland
Claire Aspel, formerly of Teagasc Johnstown Castle and now with Grassland Agro, explains the importance of sulphur for nitrogen use efficiency in grassland.
1 February 2023 Fertilizers