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What agricultural course should I study?

Thinking about studying agriculture in college? In this article, Serena Gibbons, Education Officer, Teagasc Galway/Clare, discusses agricultural courses options in Ireland. With lots of courses...

€550 for Charolais bull calf at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 Welcome to this week’s Ennis Mart report with sample prices. Just under 700 entries, including weanlings, calves and sucklers,...

Department of Agriculture hiring

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has a number of vacancies for the role of ecologist. The posts may be located at any...

From cattle dealing to livestock auctioneering on the rostrum

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, Catherine Creighton speaks to Colm Farrell, about farming, property and livestock auctioneering.  Colm Farrell, Peterswell, Gort, Co. Galway...

Breeding pedigrees, working full-time with FRS and juggling life as a parent of 6

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, Catherina Cunnane, editor of That’s Farming, speaks to Jim Dockery of Towra Pedigrees. Jim Dockery wears several hats...

Suckler farmer out-wintering cattle and using no meal

Irwin Dougherty runs a hill farm outside Derry/Londonderry comprised of half grass and half heather. He has a herd of pedigree Galloway cattle, Blue...

Up to €20,000/acre paid for land in 2020

Despite the challenges of Covid-19 and Brexit, land prices in 2020 have remained remarkably resilient throughout the country, according to the IPAV Farming Report. Martin...

Farmer’s Diary: A flock favourite with a guarded prognosis

In this week's Farmer's Diary, Clodagh Hughes has a sick ewe, which she initially thought had Twin Lamb Disease (TDL) or Hypocalcaemia. Well, if last...

Rare Breed: How many of James’ 300 heifers are in-calf?

It’s March 2020 for the Rare Breed farmers as they return to our screens at 7:30pm tonight (Tuesday, January 23rd) for episode three of...

‘I was told I would never succeed in the farming world because I am a girl’

As part of this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming speaks to Rachel Renwick, about her full-time farming venture.  Rachel Renwick is a passionate...

€3.50/kg for good-quality R/U grade cows – IFA

Beef prices are “steady” at €3.80 to €3.85/kg for bullocks, and €3.85 to €3.90kg for heifers, with higher deals for larger and specialist lots. That...

VIDEO: Champion bullock sells for €2,900 at Carnew Mart

Carnew Mart held its 40th annual fatstock show and sale on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021. The sale attracted over 400 beef cattle, 300 stores and...
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