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VIDEO: New ag minister urged to ‘tackle’ beef barons

“I want to assure the new minister that we, in the Rural Independent Group, will work closely, honestly, fairly and hard with him and...

VIDEO: Making a Deere look like new!

Image and video source: Angela Steiner / YouTube

Jeep pulling trailer caught speeding at 113km/hr

They received a FCPN.   The driver of a jeep pulling a trailer received a fixed charged penalty notice (FCPN) over the weekend. The motorist was found...

My husband heard loud shots and dog barking coming from the farthest field where my lambs are

Clodagh Hughes runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen- here is this week's update: There is a saying that ‘only for bad luck...

Biggest sheep sale of the season at Baltinglass

A spokesperson reported a “very brisk” trade for all types of sheep, with almost a complete clearance. Baltinglass Mart held its “biggest” sale of the...

VIDEO: IFA burns department TB letters

The Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has to begin an immediate overhaul of the TB Forum, which has “failed” farmers. That is according to IFA...

It advises me that I should get rid of all my cows’ – suckler and sheep farmer

IFA national sheep vice-chairman, Kevin Comiskey, is among those angered by TB herd history risk statements issued to farmers. He farms 17 suckler cows, 90...

Hoggets hit €265/head at Donegal Cheviot sheep group’s second sale

Over 1,100 sheep were offered for sale, with a "steady" trade for Suffolk/Cheviot-bred ewe lambs.   Over 1,100 sheep were entered into the second annual Donegal...

VIDEO: 12-month-old heifer sells for just under €6,000

A Clare-based farmer forked out £5,350 (approximately €5,968) for a 12-month-old Limousin-cross heifer at a sale held in Scotland last Friday (September 4th). Online bidder,...

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