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Sun, 21 Apr 2024 16:00:00 +0000

Two beef farmers from Co. Sligo who are both supplying cattle to ABP Food Group and involved in the processors’... The post Weather woes highlighted on ABP monitor farms in Sligo appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 14:00:00 +0000

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) is currently examining a submission seeking to secure Protected Geographical Indication... The post DAFM examining submission on boxty PGI application – minister appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000

The leader of the Rural Independent Group of TDs has called on the government to reverse the recent increase in... The post Rural Independents call for reversal of fuel excise increase appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 10:00:00 +0000

Concerns remain among farmers over how the restoration targets proposed under the EU Nature Restoration Law (NRL) could impact food... The post Concerns remain over how NRL could impact farmers on peat soils appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 08:00:00 +0000

Former Ireland rugby player, Bernard Jackman, has enjoyed great success throughout his playing and coaching career, and is well-respected as... The post Ex-Ireland rugby player shares details of the ‘cold shoulder’ at Carnew Mart appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Two transition year students in Roscommon Community College have impressed with a backing bar for a cattle crush. Gavin Moran... The post Roscommon students impress with backing bar for a cattle crush appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:10:00 +0000

A greater proportion of ewe lambs are expected to be slaughtered rather than being kept for further breeding next season... The post ‘Greater proportion of ewe lambs’ for slaughter than breeding in UK appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000

A new name has entered the milk recording business and is growing its customer base of dairy farmers who are... The post New startup company enters the milk recording business appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 18:53:11 +0000

It was the last bull into the ring that secured the top price at the 2024 Gigginstown House Angus Sale... The post Pirate Boss takes top price at Gigginstown Angus sale appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 18:00:00 +0000

The Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has challenged other political parties, including his government colleagues, on how they will address... The post Eamon Ryan: ‘We cannot give up on climate change’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 16:00:00 +0000

Less than one in every five calves that have been registered to date this year have been registered to suckler-bred... The post Less than 1 in 5 calves born to suckler-bred cows this spring appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 14:00:00 +0000

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) issued over €4.3 million in outstanding scheme payments to farmers over... The post DAFM issues over €4.3m in outstanding scheme payments appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000

The annual Irish Hereford Breed Society (IHBS) show and sale was held in Cork Co-op mart in Bandon on Wednesday,... The post Ballydehob-bred bull takes top title at Bandon Hereford sale appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 11:00:00 +0000

At first glance, the Ineos Grenadier is little more than a revamp of the old and much missed Land Rover... The post Watch: All new Ineos Grenadier shakes up the 4×4 market appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 10:00:00 +0000

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys has today (Saturday, April 20) announced funding of over €30 million to... The post Over €30m in funding to build 12 new rural community centres appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 09:00:00 +0000

The development of the country’s sugar beet industry is recalled in a new exhibition presented by the National Archives, chronicling... The post National Archives exhibition highlights sugar beet industry appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 08:00:00 +0000

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is set to roll out a scheme to monitor moth populations on farms across the... The post National farmer moth monitoring scheme to be rolled out appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 07:41:43 +0000

The European Commission is proposing to increase the amount of processed manure which farmers can use under the Nitrates Directive.... The post Nitrates Directive: EU seeks views on processed manure proposal appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 06:00:00 +0000

Some of the earliest farming activity in Ireland can be traced back to the Burren in Co. Clare. The region... The post Burren is the ‘perfect case study’ for evolution of Irish ag – geologist appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:30:00 +0000

Tillage farmers are currently facing a “critical period” in the development of winter barley crops, as their effective management is... The post Tillage: It is a ‘critical period’ in development of winter crops appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:20:00 +0000

The Springtime Sparklers Sale is set to return to Omagh, Co. Tyrone next week for what is a important date... The post Springtime Sparklers sale set to return to Omagh appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:10:00 +0000

A smooth transition for calves being weaned off milk is essential to ensure calves suffer no performance setbacks and continue... The post Managing the transition for calves being weaned off milk appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000

Agriland recently travelled to view a new-build calf shed on a farm located in Farnadolly, Co. Cavan, between Cavan town... The post Watch: New-build calf shed in Cavan with calf comfort to the fore appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 18:38:32 +0000

Ireland’s second dairy producer organisation (PO), The Munster Dairy Producer Organisation (MDPO) has been approved by the Department of Agriculture,... The post Munster Dairy Producer Organisation secures DAFM approval appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:45:00 +0000

Agriculture and farming “matters” and it is time for the sector to start “getting treated with a little bit of... The post Watch: Time for farming to get ‘treated with a little bit of respect’ – Taoiseach appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:30:00 +0000

There are several exciting jobs available in the agri-sector at present, including a position for an agricultural college teacher and... The post College teacher and other jobs available in agri-sector appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:00:00 +0000

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Francie Gorman has described a meeting with Taoiseach Simon Harris this afternoon (Friday, April... The post Taoiseach has ‘good grasp’ of issues facing farmers – Gorman appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:45:00 +0000

Copa Cogeca has said that the next European Union budget must better reflect the bloc’s ambitions when it comes to... The post Copa Cogeca: Next EU budget must better reflect farming ambition appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:30:00 +0000

Over eight people in the farming community have died by suicide in the last 10 days, according to Macra president,... The post Houlihan: Over eight in farm communities died by suicide in last 10 days appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:15:00 +0000

Derek Johnston started off Johnston Farm Equipment of Longford with Massey Ferguson back in 1982 and, despite an interlude dealing... The post Warm welcome at Johnston Farm Equipment’s open day appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 15:45:00 +0000

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that “urgent intervention” is needed from government to address the rising number of... The post Call for ‘urgent intervention’ after several dog attacks on livestock appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 15:30:00 +0000

The board of Aurivo has today (Friday, April 19) confirmed the milk price it will pay farmers for supplies delivered... The post Aurivo confirms milk price for March supplies appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 15:15:00 +0000

Australian sheep farmer, Wayne Smith, has said that he has had to ask one of his neighbours to dig a... The post Australian farmer digs pit ‘big enough’ for more than 3,000 sheep appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 15:00:00 +0000

Ireland sent food and live animal exports worth over €13.5 million to Israel between last October and January. The information... The post Sinn Féin TD questions Irish agri-food exports to Israel appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:45:00 +0000

Taoiseach Simon Harris, former Minister for Further and Higher Education, has said it is “possible” to deliver extra veterinary capacity... The post ‘Possible to deliver extra veterinary capacity’ for 2024 – Taoiseach appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:30:00 +0000

Lakeland Dairies will host an information and education event next month focused on the importance of protecting and enhancing water... The post Lakeland Dairies to host water quality event on award-winning farm appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:15:00 +0000

Taoiseach Simon Harris has said that he wants to see the tillage sector expanding, despite weather challenges this year. The... The post Watch: Taoiseach says he wants to see expansion in tillage sector appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:52:05 +0000

Carbery Group has announced both its milk price for March supplies, as well as an additional support payment for its... The post Carbery Group announces milk price and additional 5c/L support appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:17:09 +0000

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection has been told that farmers with a high proportion of land under designation... The post Farm Assist: Calls for income disregard for land designations appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 12:30:00 +0000

The concentration of land ownership in many parts of the country “is a problem” according to the Independent TD for... The post Concentration of land ownership ‘is a problem’ – TD appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 12:15:00 +0000

Farmers For Action (FFA) has requested a meeting with Northern Ireland’s chief veterinary officer as bovine tuberculosis (bTB) infection among... The post FFA requests meeting with NI chief vet as bTB cases reach ‘all time high’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000

The Pedigree Cattle Trust is calling for an independent review of the measures taken to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in... The post Call for review of bTB eradication measures in NI appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 11:30:00 +0000

A campaign group, which includes the singer Feargal Sharkey, has been informed that 50% of Northern Irish dairy farms inspected... The post 50% of NI dairy farms non-compliant with river pollution regulations appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 11:15:00 +0000

There are over 1,400 farmers in the Sheep Improvement Scheme (SIS) who have yet to receive an advanced payment. These... The post 1,433 farmers yet to receive an advanced SIS payment appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 11:00:00 +0000

By Gordon Deegan A State workplace watchdog has ordered that a former driver for Minister of Agriculture, Food and the... The post McConalogue ordered to pay €30,000 for unfair dismissal of driver appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:47:11 +0000

New Zealand police have confirmed that they shot a ram after a couple were found dead in a paddock. “On... The post New Zealand police shoot ram after man and woman found dead appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:20:00 +0000

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has said he does “not envisage” any further extension to the... The post June liming deadline remains despite weather conditions appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:50:00 +0000

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) has called for a cost-benefit analysis to be carried out on the... The post INHFA claims greenways ‘running out of steam’ due to less users appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:25:23 +0000

The European People’s Party (EPP) conference gets underway this morning (Friday, April 19) and will focus on the future of... The post EPP agricultural conference gets underway in Carlow appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:08:13 +0000

Culling badgers will not deliver the full eradication of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) according to a leading UK cattle vet. Dick... The post Culling badgers ‘will not’ eradicate bTB  – cattle vet appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:00:00 +0000

The ’Dairy Beef Index Series’ is a collaboration between Agriland Media and the Teagasc DairyBeef 500 team. Farming in Kilconieron, Co. Galway,... The post Dairy Beef Index Series: Dairy beef breeding in Galway appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 06:58:03 +0000

The weekend and early next week are set to be mainly dry and sunny according to Met Éireann, although more... The post Weather: Dry and sunny weekend, but rain may return next week appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 05:20:00 +0000

Growers should complete the main nitrogen (N) application on winter wheat crops before Growth Stage (GS) 32, according to Teagasc. This... The post Tillage: Winter wheat management update for growers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 05:10:00 +0000

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has provided clarity in relation to the qualifying criteria for the... The post Banding: Qualifying criteria for crude protein allowance appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 19 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000

The Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) has made available data on the average prices paid for calves based on breed,... The post Table: How much extra money are high CBV calves making? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 17:15:00 +0000

There has been varied demand for the new Fodder Transport Support Measure, with co-ops stating that they have been “actively... The post Co-ops nationwide ‘actively engaged’ in fodder transport measure appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:45:00 +0000

Ireland South MEP Billy Kelleher has called for an urgent review of the Forestry Strategy to ensure the country meets... The post Urgent review of forestry strategy needed to meet targets – MEP appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:30:00 +0000

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) with special responsibility for research and development,... The post €800,000 in funding for 6 agri-research projects – Heydon appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:15:00 +0000

Tractor registrations showed a marked decrease in March with 13% fewer tractors being registered this year than in the corresponding... The post Machinery: Tractor registrations see decrease of 13% on 2023 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:00:00 +0000

Macra has welcomed a decision by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue not to pursue a dairy... The post Macra: Focus must shift from dairy exit scheme to succession appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 15:45:00 +0000

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) is still processing 661 applications made under the 2023 Basic Income... The post Almost 1,600 BISS and ANC scheme payments outstanding appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 15:30:00 +0000

Irish Grain Growers’ Group (IGGG) chair, Bobby Miller, has emphasised that staying safe must always be a priority for farmers.... The post Opinion: Staying safe must always remain farmers’ top priority appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 15:02:20 +0000

The base price for milk supplied to Tirlán for March will be 39.58c/L, including VAT, the processor said today (Thursday,... The post Tirlán base milk price up 1c/L for March supplies appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 14:45:06 +0000

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has raised a tax relief issue for landowners who have leased their land for the... The post TD raises issue on tax relief for wind energy appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 14:00:00 +0000

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has claimed that farmers have been “led up the garden path” on a... The post Farmers ‘led up the garden path’ on dairy exit scheme – ICMSA appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 13:30:00 +0000

Arrabawn Co-op has reported a 20% drop in turnover from €505 million in 2022 to €403 million in 2023, latest... The post Turnover fell at Arrabawn Co-op in 2023 but operating profit rose appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 13:15:00 +0000

There was €9,575,863 drawn down for group water scheme-related projects under the multi-annual rural programme in 2023, according to a... The post Over €9m drawn down for rural group water scheme in 2023 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 13:00:00 +0000

Revenue is advising farmers that if they bring a quantity of agri-diesel from the north to the south – that... The post Excise duty must be paid if agri-diesel brought in from NI – Revenue appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 12:45:00 +0000

Country lifestyle brand, Ballybar, are hosting a coffee morning on Saturday, April 20 from 11:00a.m at the Coppenagh House farm... The post ‘Take a Break with Ballybar’ at coffee morning for farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 12:30:00 +0000

The board of Arrabawn has today (Thursday, April 18), announced its milk price for March supplies, and introduced a supplier... The post Arrabawn introduces supplier input support for March milk appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 12:15:00 +0000

Kildare Chilling has said there “is no problem” issuing cheques to farmers after some farmers claimed they had experienced a... The post ‘No problem’ for farmers to collect cheques at Kildare Chilling appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 12:00:09 +0000

MSD Animal Health and XLVets Ireland’s ‘Day in the Life of a Vet’ series captures the busy reality of life... The post ‘Day in the Life of a Vet’ series captures the reality of veterinary life appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has met with his UK counterpart in London to discuss matters... The post McConalogue meets UK counterpart on bilateral trade appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 11:45:00 +0000

A total of 385 participants in Tranche 1 of the Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) are still waiting for their interim... The post ACRES: Over 380 farmers still waiting for interim payment appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 11:30:00 +0000

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), Francie Gorman has called on the government to use all available resources... The post ‘Full resources of the state’ needed to secure nitrates derogation appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 11:15:00 +0000

An Garda Síochána is calling on all motorists to support ‘National Slow Down Day’ from tomorrow (Friday, April 19) to... The post Gardaí urge road users be cautious on ‘Slow Down Day’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:45:00 +0000

Denmark has announced that it will not seek a further extension from the EU Commission for the country’s nitrates derogation.... The post Denmark will not seek extension of nitrates derogation appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:13:32 +0000

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has confirmed that all eligible applications under Tranche 3 of the... The post All eligible Tranche 3 TAMS applications to be approved appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 08:10:32 +0000

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said that a reduction scheme for dairy cows is “off... The post Dairy reduction scheme ‘off the table’ – minister appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 18 Apr 2024 05:20:00 +0000

During what is a busy and challenging period on sheep farms across the country, the lambing season this year has... The post Post-lambing challenges worsened by adverse weather conditions appeared first on Agriland.ie.

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