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Farmer Focus: Glaslough Herefords

Glaslough Herefords is owned by Nigel Heatrick, Co. Monaghan

‘We need to improve export markets for weanlings and not rely as much on Irish beef factories’

Alan Feeney farms six pedigree Belgian Blues, four pedigree Charolais under the Blackfield prefix, along with fifteen commercial breeding females, mainly Parthenaise-cross-Belgian Blues, in partnership with his father, Pat.

A suckler farming success story: AI, grassland management & data recording

PJ O'Connor - Grassland Agro - UCD PhD - Moorepark - Suckler farming

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...

PGI application for Irish Grass Fed Beef published

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today announced the publication of the final version of the PGI application for...

FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

Budget 2021: €5m dairy calf weighing scheme, BDGP and Sheep Welfare Scheme extended

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today (Tuesday, October 13th) announced details of his department’s 2021 Budget. The 2021 estimates...

VIDEO: Charolais-cross in-calf heifer sells for €9,000 at Elphin Mart

What is believed to be a new Irish record for a commercial in-calf heifer paid at auction was set in Elphin Mart tonight (Friday,...

Fluke infections costing farmers €70/animal

New research shows average lifetime losses of €70 per animal for fattening steers with fluke infections. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is urging beef farmers to...

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Minister McConalogue urges food and agri-businesses to complete their preparations for Brexit

New regulatory checks will apply to trade with and through the UK from 1 January 2021 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie...

Assistance provided for Teagasc Students

Teagasc has confirmed that it is to fund a Covid payment to Teagasc students and provide a Teagasc laptop loan scheme. Similar supports were introduced...

From farming simulator to the reality, a YouTubers journey.

A YouTuber from Co Longford has been documenting farming in a very different way online. Phillip Stewart who runs the Farmer Phil channel divides his...

Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart

   Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart Good numbers were on offer again this week with a firm trade for...