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.

Angus and Hereford genetics best for meat eating quality - Teagasc
Adam Woods spoke to Donagh Berry at the Teagasc beef conference about how genetics can influence the taste of meat.
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Creed questions protesters' strategy
The Minister for Agriculture says that the protesters presented "conflicting arguments" in engagements with him last week.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
Farmer Writes: we need to be proactive in dealing with calf situation
None of us want a few bad apples tarnishing the reputation of the whole industry, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
Farmer Writes: is beef turning a corner or is it all just talk?
With Irish beef prices on a par with the Brazilians one would hope that we’ve bottomed out and up is the only way it can go, writes James Strain.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
The Big Dealer: Mr cattle tags steps down at Mullinahone
Industry figures on the move, Mr cattle tags retires, IFA holds AGM in the UK, Scottish tractors grind to a halt, putting the Bó in banking and much more in this week's Big Dealer.
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The Dingle project – transitioning to a low carbon energy system
The three-year innovative project is trialling new technologies that aims to develop a smart, resilient, low carbon electricity network. Darren Carty speaks to project manager John Fitzgerald.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
Review of afforestation approval processes launched
Mackinnon identifies "lack of political commitment and priority from the Irish Government to woodland creation" compared with Scotland
My Farming Week: Ger McMeyler, Maynooth, Co Kildare
The Kildare dairy farmer also rears turkeys for the Christmas season.
Bord Bia pork and poultry campaign to ‘build awareness’
The campaign, European pork and poultry - excellence in quality assurance and food safety, will commence in early 2020.