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‘I could drive a tractor before I could ever drive a car’ – Queen of the Plough

2019 Queen of the Plough, Siobhán Dermody, is a WIT graduate, suckler farmer and works as a research operations administrator at Teagasc.

Suckler farmer using Wagyu genetics gearing-up to increase herd to 250 cows

Paul Turley, who farms in Downpatrick, Co. Down, runs a 190-cow suckler farm with a major focus on Wagyu genetics. He has secured a contract with a retailer and beef processor for a year-round supply of Wagyu beef, with payment based on marbling.

‘Where the land is planted, there is no longer any need for the farmer’

A proper forestry policy should deliver for everyone and be of benefit to the community, the local economy, and the environment. That is the view...

‘I have always wanted to do veterinary medicine for as long as I can remember’

Nicole Bratton grew up on a sheep farm and is studying veterinary medicine at University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at Sutton Bonington campus.

The man behind the video

Donal anderson farms 130 ewes in Bohernabreena, Tallaght, Co. Dublin

Farmers protest over post-Brexit farming standards concerns

Dozens on farmers in tractors circled Melton Mowbray yesterday (Thursday, October 29th) to raise their concerns. The event was organised by campaign group, Save British...

Before-and-after photos: Zetor 6945 restored

“The tractor is back to its showroom conditions after 40 years of hard work.”

‘Contracting can be a tough gig, but dealing with good people makes it worthwhile’

Paul Barrett Agri Contracting is a well-run contracting firm based in Loughrea, Co. Galway. The business traces its roots back to 1976 when a 16-year-old...

PHOTOS: Over 80 lots up for grabs at machinery auction

A large selection of farm machinery and associated equipment will be sold through an unreserved public auction, managed by Wilsons Auctions on Wednesday, September 9th from 10am.

Man dies after crash between tractor and motorcycle in UK

Man dies after crash between tractor and motorcycle in UK

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“AIB’s plans to cut 1,500 jobs must be postponed” Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice

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