Farm Programmes
NI Sheep Programme: weather holds up silage plans in Fermanagh
Kieran Mailey
This week, Roy and Marilyn Mayers give an update on what's happening on their Co Fermanagh farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
Dairy business keeps a focus on the cow
David Wright reports from the first farm visit on Monday as part of the British Grassland Society summer tour 2022.
29 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: breeding season winding down
We have a few bulls still running with cows and heifers but we probably won’t milk any of these cows next year, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
Time for weed control in grassland
Following first-cut silage, farmers should be thinking about controlling weeds as swards regrow.
28 June 2022 Management
Farmer Writes: phenomenal prices being paid for milking cows
Joe Collingborn recently sold a batch of in-calf heifers and is trying to discover why prices are so high for milking cows.
26 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Reader photos: share your silage 2022 photos with us
We love to see what's happening on your farm. Send in your photos at the link below and your photo could be featured in the Irish Farmers Journal.
25 June 2022 News
In pictures: our favourite silage 2022 photo competition entries
The Irish Farmers Journal picture desk has selected some of its favourite silage photo entries so far.
24 June 2022 News
Weekend weather: an unsettled weekend in store
Sunday will bring a mix of sunny spells and widespread heavy and possibly thundery showers.
24 June 2022 News
Farmers with category one ANC land can now apply for silage scheme
The payment rate under the scheme is €100/ha, with eligible farmers able to receive a maximum payment of up to €1,000.
23 June 2022 Schemes
Department U-turn on ANC land in silage scheme
IFA president Tim Cullinan described the move as a “spectacular own goal” by the Minister for Agriculture.
22 June 2022 News
Farmers must adjust to new cost landscape
An investment that makes the business more efficient is still a good investment.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
‘Sheep farmers only getting what we’re entitled to’
There was a positive mood among sheep farmers at the Teagasc sheep open day last weekend in Athenry.
22 June 2022 News