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Weather: Temperatures to drop to -3°

This week’s farming weather report from Met Éireann: It will be cloudy this morning (Friday, March 5th), with some sunny spells to develop later in...

Who will be the next Macra president?

Macra na Feirme has confirmed the names of those who have thrown their hats in the ring for the 2021 election. The rural youth organisation...

‘Virtual Week on the Farm’ kicks off next Monday

UCC Macra na Feirme will play host ‘Virtual Week on the Farm’ from Monday, March 8th to Thursday, March 11thof next week. The week has...

Tips for farmers applying for a herd number

In this article, Andy Ryder, a Teagasc advisor, provides advice to farmers who are applying for herd numbers. This time of year, I get...

The potato – A feast or a famine?

Did you know that an Irish consumer buys potatoes, on average, once every second? In 2019, over 200,000 tonnes of potatoes were bought in Irish...

FSAI recalls all meat processed in unapproved establishment

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall of all Ballinwillin House Farm venison, wild boar and goat minced meat and...

‘The future of contracting is going to be tough’

As part of this week’s Contractor of the Week segment, That’s Farming speaks to Tom Garvey of Garvey Agri Services about his experience his New...

VIDEO: Farmer Phil’s 20-hour workday

Purchasing and feeding, calves, spreading slurry, slaughtering bulls, and more - all in the day of a life of a farmer! See more of Farmer...

Compensation of €220 for suckler calves ‘nowhere near’ market value

ICSA animal health and welfare chair, Hugh Farrell, has called for adequate compensation for BVD calves from the suckler herd. He has urged Animal Health...

‘What farmers need is a meaningful scheme, with a base payment of €10,000’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine's 'REPS-like’ pilot results-based scheme needs to deliver “real money” to farmers. That is the view of IFA...

‘Farm safety should be kept to the forefront of peoples’ minds’

That’s Farming speaks to Enda Kennedy, assistant principal at Mountbellew Agricultural College, who provides farm safety tips and an insight into students’ attitude towards...

VIDEO: Covid-19 has ‘destroyed my business, income, and livelihood’ – Kilkenny

“Sadly, the effects of Covid-19 have not only destroyed my business, but my entire income, and my livelihood.” Those are the words of Sean...
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