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Editor and general manager of That's Farming.

Beef bullocks and heifers in ‘short supply’ at Kilkenny Mart

A smaller entry, consisting of some 600 lots, went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (November 12th). That is according to George Candler,...

50-cow suckler herd soaring to success

Having efficient cows, getting the most value from a grass-based system and using the best genetics available are crucial to running a successful suckler...

Trailer transporting cattle overturns

Gardaí attended the scene of a single-vehicle collision involving a jeep and trailer yesterday (Wednesday, November 11th). Fermoy and Glanmire Gardaí responded to the incident...

Mart manager retiring after over 20 years at the helm

Gerry Connellan, manager of Elphin Co-operative Livestock Mart LTD, is set to retire from his position. The renowned Gaelic footballer secured the role in the...

No change in cattle trade at Blessington Mart

Trade was similar to previous weeks for all classes at Blessington Mart on Thursday (November 12th), according to a spokesperson. Summary: Continental store bullocks -...

Donegal postman: Will there be a white Christmas?

We could be in for a white Christmas, according to famous Donegal postman, Michael Gallagher. In an interview with RSVP Live, he shared his weather...

ETTG: Piedmontese farmer reaping the rewards of growing market for leaner cuts of beef

Tonight’s episode of Ear to the Ground features an innovative start-up at the forefront of the bioeconomic movement in Ireland, a pearl mussel project...

Cull cow numbers increase at Kilrush Mart

A similar-sized entry went under the hammer at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday, November 11th, according to a spokesperson. Speaking following the cattle sale, they said:...

New tractor registrations increase slightly in October

The registration of new tractors increased by 2% during in October in comparison to the same month of 2019. That is according to the latest...

Calls for grant aid for marts to update equipment and assist with online costs

The Minister for Trade, Enterprise and Employment, Leo Varadkar, has been asked if grant aid will be provided to livestock marts to update equipment and assist...

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