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Farmer (80) fined for breaching TB cattle movement rules

An 80-year-old farmer has been fined close to £2,000, for breaking TB cattle movement rules. Haydn Bendall, who farms at Aylburton and Hewelsfield in the...

From working as a drover to top of the rostrum

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, That’s Farming speaks to Jerh O’Sullivan, about his venture into property and livestock auctioneering.  Jerh O’Sullivan from Coachford,...

Factories must be made to answer for failure to honour promises – TD

Independent TD for Laois Offaly Carol Nolan has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue, to immediately investigate why many of the agreements...

Factory agents remain active in marts for finished cattle

IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan Golden, has said attempts by factories to undermine the trade with lower beef prices are unjustified and are “meeting...

‘If calves do not leave, farming is over here’ – Scallon on live exports

Seamus Scallon, Co. Wicklow, has been working in the livestock trade for the last fifty-years, exporting calves to the continent and selling calves nationwide. He...

‘This new rule will simply prevent UK buyers from coming to our sales’ – breed society

Mart Managers of Ireland (MMI) and several Irish cattle breed societies have called for a change to the new export rules from Ireland to...

Nitrogen skyrockets to €300/t – Carberry

ICSA tillage chair, Gavin Carberry, has described the speed at which the price of fertiliser has increased across Ireland over recent weeks as “staggering”. He...

Heifers sell to €3,150 at Ballymote Mart

Ballymote Mart – Cattle Sale – Thursday, February 18th, 2021. Ballymote Mart Report: There was a “super” yard of cattle on offer at Thursday’s special...

‘To make the average industrial wage, you need 1,000 lambs for €40,000’

Sean McNamara discusses life as a suckler and sheep farmer, farming in partnership with his son, and his key areas of concern as ICSA...

‘What we are looking at is to aim for the €1,000 bull weanling’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming speaks to Cormac Duffy about switching from drystock to sucklers and beef prices. Cormac Duffy...

Beef industry ‘going into crisis’ – senator

“To be perfectly honest, if we do not get this ombudsman in place, if we do not fund the office and if we do...

A year without ag shows: Beidh Aonach Amárach returns to our screens

Beidh Aonach Amárach – which follows competitors going for glory at Ireland’s county shows and fair - will return to our screens later this...
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