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Mon, 27 Jun 2022 09:15:47 +0000

Met Éireann has this morning (Monday, June 27) issued a series of Status Yellow rainfall warnings for several counties. The... The post Met Éireann issues rainfall warning for 5 counties appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Mon, 27 Jun 2022 07:59:56 +0000

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) has said that the reduction in the quoted price for lambs by... The post INHFA: Slashing lamb price is ‘opportunistic and damaging’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Mon, 27 Jun 2022 07:03:19 +0000

The overall demand for gas dropped by 7% due to warmer weather conditions in May, according to Gas Networks Ireland.... The post Warm weather sees overall gas demand fall by 7% in May appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Mon, 27 Jun 2022 06:33:07 +0000

Met Éireann has said that low pressure will continue to dominate over Ireland for the coming days bringing some unsettled... The post Met Éireann: Low pressure to dominate for coming days appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Mon, 27 Jun 2022 05:10:00 +0000

Lameness on dairy farms is not only an animal welfare issue, but it also has a major impact on cow... The post Lameness monitoring and prevention in dairy cows appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Mon, 27 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000

ABP Food Group livestock manager Paul Matthews has given his views on the need for ‘synergy’ from the beef sector,... The post ‘Synergy needed between processors and farmers’ – ABP livestock manager appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The end of June and beginning of July on most spring-calving dairy farms is a quiet time of year. Although... The post Dairy advice: To-do list for June appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 15:01:56 +0000

There are several exciting jobs up for grabs in the agri-sector right now, across a wide variety of skill sets... The post Jobs: What’s on offer in the agri-sector right now? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 14:00:00 +0000

UK sheepmeat exports increased 33% in April when compared to the same month in 2021. According to the Agriculture and... The post 33% year-on-year increase of UK sheepmeat exports in April appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 10:59:00 +0000

Contract rearing of dairy heifers continues to be in growing demand, with both dairy and dry stock farmers potentially benefiting... The post Contract rearing: Is it an option for your farm? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 09:30:00 +0000

There has been a great deal of talk about precision farming over the past few years, yet the adoption of... The post Identifying precision farming opportunities with Trimble appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 09:30:00 +0000

Claas has increased its involvement with AgXeed B.V, a specialist in autonomous farming systems, having participated in the Series A... The post Claas makes further investment in the autonomous sector appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 08:00:00 +0000

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has welcomed a move by Teagasc to offer training in farm safety to female farmers.... The post IFA welcomes Teagasc farm-safety module for female farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 08:00:00 +0000

Jordan Auctioneers and Leinster Marts have come together to bring to auction over 220ac of what they describe as “top... The post Over 220ac of south Kildare lands set for auction appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 06:00:00 +0000

CH4 Global Inc. has announced the first commercial sale and supply of its Asparagopsis-based methane-reducing product for ruminant animals to... The post Livestock methane-reducing product gets commercial contract in Oz appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 05:10:00 +0000

It is estimated that the cost of a ewe replacement coming into a flock at 19-months-of-age is equivalent to 25%... The post Cost of a ewe replacement is equivalent to 25% of her lifetime lamb output appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 26 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000

During the week, Agriland got the chance to see a 44-bail rotary parlour in action in Co. Cork. The new... The post Video: 44-bail rotary in action on 300-cow farm in Cork appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Last week’s sheep kill (week ending June 18) witnessed an increase on the week before as processing moved back to a five-day week. Spring... The post Sheep kill: Spring lamb throughput breaks 40,000 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 15:37:48 +0000

Two counties on the west coast are currently under a Status Yellow warning for rain, with the alert remaining in... The post Status Yellow rain warning for 2 counties until midnight appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 14:00:00 +0000

“I knew I wanted to work with animals and then my parents said, why not start a farm, and I... The post ‘I would always be out’: NI sheep farmer shares his story ahead of pride appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 13:00:00 +0000

Cattle numbers increased and prices remained “very strong” at Kilcullen Mart’s weekly cattle sale on Wednesday, June 22. Speaking to... The post Video: Speckle Park bullock sells for €3,000 at Kilcullen Mart appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 10:59:00 +0000

The Promise of Protein sale took place at Carnaross Mart on Wednesday (June 22) with a total of 42 lots... The post Promise of Protein sale achieves top price of 10,100gns for month old calf appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 10:21:00 +0000

A case of disease discovered on a pig farm in England is not foot and mouth disease, the UK’s Department... The post Foot and mouth ruled out in English pig farm disease case appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 09:30:00 +0000

It is widely accepted that the secret to good silage making, and the preservation of nutrients within forage, is the... The post Machinery Focus: Is bale density key to great silage? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 09:00:00 +0000

A potential link between Parkinson’s Disease and pesticide exposure on Irish farms is being investigated by a team at University... The post Pesticide exposure in farming communities probed by UCC appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 06:00:00 +0000

Two farmers will undertake a gruelling 600km ultra cycle from Mizen to Malin, scaling 4,000m of elevation within 24 hours... The post Tipp farmers to cycle from Mizen to Malin appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 05:10:00 +0000

Heavy lambs were back by up to €10/head at Ballinasloe Mart on Thursday (June 23), according to the mart’s auctioneer,... The post ‘Heavy lambs back by up to €10/head at Ballinasloe Mart’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 25 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000

Farming in Clancoolmore, Bandon, Co. Cork, John Twohig is a dairy and beef farmer finishing all his beef animals at... The post Video: Cork dairy and beef farmer hosts ‘genetics-focused’ farm walk appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 21:00:22 +0000

The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union, Mairead McGuinness, launched the 79th Virginia Agricultural... The post European Commissioner launches 79th Virginia Show appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 17:30:00 +0000

By Gordon Deegan A 62 year old mother of six who broke the windows of her estranged husband’s tractor with... The post Woman who damaged tractor with golf club to be sentenced in October appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 17:26:29 +0000

The initial phase of a greenway project in Co. Kerry has been officially opened today (Friday, June 24) for cyclists... The post First phase of Kerry greenway project officially opened appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 16:48:02 +0000

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to an estimated $23 billion in indirect losses due to production decreases, logistics disruptions,... The post Ukraine: War causes indirect losses in agriculture of $23bn appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 15:55:41 +0000

Animal Health Vision (AHV) has launched a new feed additive, RuFO, designed specifically to improve rumen function in dairy cows.... The post RuFO: Ground-breaking boost for TMR diets appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 15:00:00 +0000

By Gordon Deegan A sanction by the largest pork processor in Ireland to suspend a worker for 10 weeks without pay,... The post Disciplinary action by pork processor deemed disproportionate appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:37:33 +0000

The sectoral targets for cutting emissions under the carbon budgets will be announced in the very near future and, in... The post Video: ‘No one has come to me looking for a cut in food production’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:31:32 +0000

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine (JOCAFM) will address methane emissions next week, with the aim... The post Oireachtas committee to address methane emissions in private meeting appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:30:00 +0000

This autumn will see Pottinger launch its new range of grassland equipment. Included in the line-up is the new JUMBO... The post New generation of forage wagons coming our way appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:00:00 +0000

Spelt may, or may not be, grown in Ireland. But it’s a very important cereal crop in many parts of... The post Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:43:45 +0000

A dairy farming family in Co. Monaghan have been announced as the Supreme Champions of the Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality... The post Monaghan farming family win Lakeland Milk Quality Awards appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:35:00 +0000

A hot and dusty Italian plain which lies somewhere below sea level was the venue for the launch of Kverneland’s... The post Pressure-free sowing with latest Kverneland hopper appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:29:57 +0000

The Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA) has called for the importation of livestock from the UK to cease immediately... The post IBLA calls for imports to cease following suspected UK foot and mouth case appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:06:12 +0000

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that a suspected case of foot and mouth disease on a pig farm... The post Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:10:11 +0000

The CEOs of the eight member co-ops of Ornua are to be called to appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee... The post CEOs of Ornua member co-ops to be called before Oireachtas committee appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:09:30 +0000

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the government to confirm when it will meet with farm and forestry contractors... The post Call for government to meet contractors on rising green diesel prices appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 10:16:31 +0000

The UK’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has established a temporary control zone in response to a... The post Foot and mouth: Control zone set up after potential case in UK appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 10:03:01 +0000

Forest Industries Ireland (FII) has called on Minister of State Pippa Hackett to significantly increase the financial incentives for forestry.... The post FII: Significant increase in forestry incentives needed appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 09:52:21 +0000

Drummonds must be congratulated for the investment the company has made in trialling so many new cereal and oilseed rape... The post Opinion: So many tillage varieties – but which to choose? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 08:53:47 +0000

A drop in the cost of crude oil is not being reflected in fuel prices for consumers at the pumps,... The post Aontú: Government must reduce fuel tax appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 08:30:44 +0000

The weather over the weekend will be quite unsettled, with unseasonably wet and cool conditions for this time of year.... The post Weather: Unseasonably wet and cool over weekend appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 07:29:35 +0000

Kerry Co-op has welcomed a decision by the Revenue Commissioners not to appeal a High Count ruling on the co-op’s... The post Revenue decision ‘closes long and arduous chapter’ – Kerry Co-op appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 05:20:00 +0000

UK sheepmeat production witnessed a 12% (2,330t) increase year-on-year for the month of May. Data from Department for Environment, Food... The post UK sheepmeat production rises 12% in May appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 05:10:00 +0000

Grass growth has continued to lag behind the growth rates that would be expected for this time of year. Many... The post Grass growth: Rain needed by many appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 24 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000

Supplies of heavy cattle are to become “very scarce” as large volumes of these have already passed through the system.... The post Mart manager predicts scarcity in heavy cattle appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 17:30:00 +0000

A visitor to the one of the larger European agricultural machinery fairs will soon come to appreciate that Italy is... The post Kverneland shines the spotlight on ROC mergers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 17:17:23 +0000

The Revenue Commissioners has confirmed that it will not appeal a High Court ruling relating to Kerry Co-op patronage shares.... The post Revenue won’t appeal Kerry Co-op patronage share ruling appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:39:54 +0000

Work is underway to change Ireland’s planning-permission system in a bid to prevent long-term delays to the development of projects,... The post Work underway on amending planning laws – Varadkar appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:29:59 +0000

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) in South Africa looks set to ban using meat-related words... The post No more ‘meaty’ names for plant-based foods in South Africa appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:10:32 +0000

The past months have been tough for farmers wanting to buy machinery for their businesses. Global shortages not only continue... The post Buying farm machinery in costly times appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 15:52:48 +0000

When Eleanor Fleming became chair of Charleville Agricultural Show in 2019, little did she think it would take until 2022... The post First show for Charleville chair despite three years in the role appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 15:10:20 +0000

The European Union’s Nature Restoration Law could be a “gamechanger” for agriculture and environmental protection in Ireland, according to an... The post Ireland is a laggard when it comes to protecting nature – MEP appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 14:41:13 +0000

Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland (NI), Edwin Poots, has visited the Royal Highland Show in... The post Poots visits Royal Highland Show on its 200th anniversary appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 14:40:30 +0000

Farmers need to be informed of all changes to the new nitrates derogation conditions for Ireland so they can plan... The post Nitrates derogation: ‘Is there any more information we’re not aware of?’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 13:27:46 +0000

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has said that it is becoming “increasingly obvious” that environmental and emissions policies... The post ICMSA: Environmental and emissions policy changes needed appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 12:22:11 +0000

Preliminary results from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), show that Ireland’s population is the highest it has been in a... The post CSO: Irish population highest since before the famine appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 12:15:00 +0000

Today (Thursday, June 23), Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, are... The post Agriculture and health ministers join forces to promote health appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 11:57:35 +0000

Europe’s young farmers remain concerned about the on-field feasibility of legislative proposals, made by the European Commission, to halve the... The post Concerns over on-field feasibility of EU proposal to halve use of pesticides appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 11:38:01 +0000

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and Advanced Subsidiary (AS)-level secondary school students in Northern Ireland will be able to... The post New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 11:36:34 +0000

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has accused the European Commission of sending ‘mixed messages’ to farmers, with its latest moves... The post EU Commission accused of sending ‘mixed messages’ to farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 11:05:00 +0000

Recently a media article focused on price comparison on various brands or types of drinking milk in its consumer pages.... The post Ciaran Fitzgerald: Cheap or sustainable food – but not both appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 11:00:23 +0000

A letter sent to a landowner from a member of the public stated that his privately owned land was for... The post Farmer told his ‘land is for enjoyment of all, not for gratification of one family’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:47:41 +0000

The European Commission has today (Thursday, June 23) approved a €1 million Croatian scheme to support maize seed producers. The... The post State aid: EU Commission approves €1m Croatian maize scheme appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:55:48 +0000

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, has today (Thursday, June 23) increased its forecast farmgate milk-price range for next year. In response... The post Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:54:10 +0000

An international programme seeking start-ups with the potential to accelerate the agricultural industry’s transition to a net zero sector, was... The post Challenge to find sustainable AgTech start-ups launched appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:39:43 +0000

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) National Open Day is set to be hosted by Aidan and Sally Ann Frawley,... The post Irish Holstein Friesian Association open day set for July 7 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 08:26:00 +0000

Met Éireann has today (Thursday, June 23) issued a Status Yellow warning for rain for the coming days. The national... The post Met Éireann issues rainfall warning for 11 counties appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:40:49 +0000

The closing date for entries for the various competitions in this year’s Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show is... The post Tullamore Show: Closing date for entries fast approaching appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 05:10:00 +0000

Summer mastitis affects dry cows and heifers during the summer months, with it usually being seen from late-June to mid-September.... The post Time to start thinking about summer mastitis appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 23 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000

The meat processing company ABP Food Group and milk processing co-op Aurivo have announced details of a new pilot scheme... The post ABP and Aurivo announce new sire-improvement pilot scheme appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 22 Jun 2022 18:03:04 +0000

The new continental cheese plant in Belview, Co. Kilkenny “will be one of the most sustainable in Europe”, according to... The post Kilkenny cheese plant to be ‘one of the most sustainable in Europe’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:22:31 +0000

The CEO of Ornua has told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine that two of its... The post Ornua urged to deliver follow-up payment to help farmers stay in business appeared first on Agriland.ie.

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