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Embrace Farm remembrance service to take place this weekend
Amy Forde
The ecumenical service, now in its ninth year, is in memory of those who have died or been injured on farms across the island of Ireland.
15 June 2022 News
Farm safety key as school's out for summer
School holidays have arrived and there are opportunities for a summer of farm work for many young people, but it is vital that farm safety is followed at all times.
13 June 2022 Pigs
€13m Pig Exceptional Payment Scheme 2 now open to farmers
Funding for a second temporary support scheme for the pig sector had been previously announced, with terms and conditions of the scheme now available to pig farmers.
Organic beef: how do cattle perform?
Teagasc aimed to answer some of the questions facing interested farmers on how beef cattle can perform in an organic system.
11 June 2022 News
‘Think safety’ on farms this summer – Minister Heydon
As school holidays begin and the countryside gets busier over the summer months, farm safety should be foremost in everyone’s mind, says Minister Martin Heydon.
3 June 2022 News
June and July ‘most dangerous’ time of year for farmers – Heydon
Minister of State Martin Heydon has urged farmers to be mindful of farm safety during the silage season.
1 June 2022 News
Farm succession project reveals lack of wills
The Béal Átha na Muice Farm Succession/Well-Being project was launched by Minister of State with responsibility for farm safety Martin Heydon in Swinford, Co Mayo, on Monday.
25 May 2022 News
Dairy group’s interim report to be presented to Minister ‘shortly’
Minister McConalogue will be presented with the interim report shortly, with the final report due for submission to the Minister in July.
25 May 2022 News
Kildalton to mark its 50th anniversary with June open day
Open day attendees will witness how the teaching and research at Kildalton College has developed over the past five decades.
11 May 2022 News
Opening to dairy farmers would hinder €55m silage scheme - Heydon
Minister Martin Heydon addressed the exclusion of dairy farmer from the fodder support scheme at a Fine Gael conference on agriculture.
7 May 2022 News
Greater management of dairy herd needed, says Dawn Meats executive
Too many calves not suitable for beef, says Dawn Meats executive at Fine Gael conference.
7 May 2022 News
Minister Heydon in Mexico to drive pork exports
Minister Martin Heydon and Bord Bia are meeting with Mexican officials and agri-food stakeholders to increase pigmeat exports.
29 April 2022 News