Farming news

The Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and informative farming news in Ireland. Browse through the articles below to keep up with the latest Irish farming news, opinion pieces, videos and more.

The Big Dealer: Teagasc galvanised into action
Wagyu beef tsunami, building at Kildalton, Ryan moves to Glanbia, rugby ref turns suckler farmer, Lakeland bosses take pay cut and more in this week's Big Dealer.
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Cullinan called into battle earlier than expected
For Tim Cullinan, the real work now begins in getting proposals turned into policy.
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Flogas delivers instant hot water to Wexford Lely robotic dairy farm
Instant hot water on demand is no longer wishful thinking for the Dunne family, who run Beechtree dairy farm in Enniscorthy. They made the switch to the Flogas Dairy Instant Hot Water system in 2018.
Farmer Writes: closing off silage ground a balancing act
It’s always a rush this time of year to try to get the silage ground grazed off to get it closed, writes James Strain.
Farmer Writes: countdown to breeding season is on
I had envisaged a calm time where all the small jobs that I’ve been waiting to get around to could be completed but a cow scuppered those plans the day after the lockdown was announced.
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Flogas delivers instant hot water to Wexford Lely robotic dairy farm
Instant hot water on demand is no longer wishful thinking for the Dunne family, who run Beechtree dairy farm in Enniscorthy. They made the switch to the Flogas Dairy Instant Hot Water system in 2018.
The Big Dealer: Teagasc galvanised into action
Wagyu beef tsunami, building at Kildalton, Ryan moves to Glanbia, rugby ref turns suckler farmer, Lakeland bosses take pay cut and more in this week's Big Dealer.
Read the full story ->
High-risk period for electricity-related accidents
Arthur Byrne, public safety manager, ESB Networks, outlines important electrical safety precautions at this time of year.
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Flogas delivers instant hot water to Wexford Lely robotic dairy farm
Instant hot water on demand is no longer wishful thinking for the Dunne family, who run Beechtree dairy farm in Enniscorthy. They made the switch to the Flogas Dairy Instant Hot Water system in 2018.
Coronavirus: uncertainty in forestry, but work continues
Most nurseries and timber processing mills remain operational, but full production depends on licence approvals and viable domestic and UK markets.
Egg shortages linked to bird flu outbreak
The low pathogen strain does not impact human health but causes a drop in egg production.
Bird flu: farmers facing ‘unbelievable’ losses
Poultry farmers are concerned that the Government are not taking their concerns seriously.