LATEST ARTICLES
Dairy
Ireland to host European Dairy Farmers
Aidan Brennan
The congress will see over 350 dairy farmers from across Europe descend on Cork in late June.
21 May 2022 News
Poland loses 3m mushroom pickers to war in Ukraine
President of the Polish Mushroom Association Dr Kyrstian Szudyga told the Irish Farmers Journal that labour is a huge concern for its industry at the moment.
Fertiliser price dip does little for breakeven costs
Nitrogen prices have fallen in NI, but have had little effect on break-even production costs.
Teagasc Athenry sheep open day set for 18 June
Farmers will have the opportunity to view technical presentations and participate in interactive workshops with Teagasc sheep specialists.
17 May 2022 News
Opinion: sensible decisions rendered seemingly reckless
The senseless invasion of Ukraine has made forward selling a loss-making operation for farmers, and there are no easy solutions.
14 May 2022 Opinion
Price gap between bulk and bagged feed widens
Increased feed costs combined with increased plastic and timber costs is widening the price gap between bulk and bagged feeds.
11 May 2022 News
Teagasc set for U-turn on suckler advice
Adam Woods takes a look at some recent Teagasc analysis on beef enterprise margins.
4 May 2022 News
Higher margins with less stock in 2022 – Teagasc analysis
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis by Teagasc researchers in Grange on the current economics of beef production systems.
4 May 2022 Management
Opinion: food producers dependent on Irish retailers in most trouble
The extraordinary transformation in the cost structure of farming in the last six months has exposed the deep fault lines in our food systems.
23 April 2022 News
Sheep Trends: focus reverts to Ramadan festival
Buying for the festival will remain strong over the next week and will provide a strong floor under the trade and underpin demand at a time of relatively high levels of throughput.
20 April 2022 Markets
Aurivo lifts March milk price
Aurivo says strong dairy demand is being offset by cost increases in farm and factory production.
20 April 2022 News
Minister should ‘focus the mind’ on sheep farmers – IFA
Sheep farming is a low-income sector which is vulnerable to rising input costs, says the IFA.
14 April 2022 News