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Call to action loud and clear on CAP
Jack Kennedy
The more preparatory work you can do now, the easier the application process will be in the coming weeks.
1 February 2023 Markets
Tirlán leads December as west Cork leads 2022
Tirlán leads the December milk payout, followed by Centenary Thurles.
1 February 2023 Markets
Dairy Trends: New Zealand milk supply down, as the US is up
Watching the trends in milk supply in the United States and New Zealand.
Women leading from the front
All farm families face challenges around proper work flexibility, minding kids, and the changing face of what were once seen as traditional roles for the man or woman on Irish farms.
1 February 2023 Viewpoints
Farm Tech Talk: beef prices, income crisis and nitrates roadshow
Jack Kennedy talks to Adam Woods about factory league prices, Darren Carty on the looming income crisis on sheep farms and Aidan Brennan gives his thoughts following the nitrates roadshows.
27 January 2023 News
Sheep shocks heighten industry anxiety
We can now clearly see that the lamb price rise from 2020 is simply not enough to cover the farm inflation costs that have simply overtaken any market increase.
25 January 2023 Viewpoints
Learnings from factory price leagues
More and more farmers finishing relatively small numbers of cattle seem to be getting on better around the mart ring than striking a deal with an agent.
25 January 2023 Viewpoints
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Understanding what the news stories mean for livestock farmers and market advice and news on what's happening around the country.
20 January 2023 News
Stacking up funding for outside investors in forestry
Farmers have been excluded from considering forestry as an option by the poor performance of the Department.
18 January 2023 Viewpoints
Dairy Trends: GDT steady as January demand takes hold
European buyers will be looking at the GDT result and wondering is that it and should we move.
18 January 2023 Markets
Speak up or put up with new pesticide rules
It’s as if we are trying to manage farmers out of business – the cart before the horse.
18 January 2023 Viewpoints
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
The rain in the last week has been phenomenal in parts, so slurry spreading is on hold for most of the early season counties for another while.
13 January 2023 News