Climate and environment
Over 130,000ha of western blanket bog to be surveyed
Amy Forde
Some 63,000ha of blanket bog and associated habitats are to be surveyed this year.
24 January 2023 News
Sligo and Donegal Macra duo crowned by Aurivo Northwest
A Donegal and Sligo pairing were crowned ‘King and Queen’ on Saturday night.
18 January 2023 Community
Northwest king and queen finalists vie for the crown
The event is supported by Macra members, contestants and the Northwest Kings and Queens committee.
Snow and ice warnings issued by Met Éireann
Fourteen counties have been issued snow and ice warnings by Met Éireann on Tuesday.
17 January 2023 News
Sligo man named FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2022
A dairy farmer from Co Sligo was named the FBD Young Farmer of the Year at the prestigious awards ceremony on Tuesday night.
29 November 2022 News
Research programme quantifies solar savings for poultry farmers
It is estimated that the use of solar panels could cut electricity costs on some poultry farms by 70% to 75% during the summer.
27 November 2022 News
Licensing timelines and carbon ownership the challenges in forestry
Over 50 farmers and landowners attended a Woodland Creation Open Day near Sligo on Tuesday to hear about a new forestry demonstration project.
15 November 2022 Forestry
Fearna Molly hits €13,200 in Roscommon
Adam Woods reports from the autumn premier show and sale of Simmental bulls and heifers at the weekend.
26 October 2022 Pedigree
94ac farm with house in Co Sligo
The land is high and dry. The two-storey house requires full renovation.
26 October 2022 Property
My Farming Week: Dean Hall, Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo
Dean is a full-time tree surgeon but is farming around 200ac on which he finishes cattle and sheep and sows tillage.
26 October 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: heavy rainfall calls a halt to grazing for many
Heavy rainfall over the past week has forced farmers into housing stock earlier than intended as ground condition deteriorate despite good levels of grass growth still being recorded.
26 October 2022 Grass & feeding
Alexa tops Salers sale at €3,350
The Irish Salers Cattle Society held its annual heifer Sale in Gort Mart on Saturday 15 October.
19 October 2022 Pedigree