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Sun, 22 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The past week has been like no other in the beef trade, with new records being hit for all types... The post Factory agents battle at marts for tight supply of beef cattle appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 14:00:00 +0000

There will be no major glut of spring lambs for at least another month, with supplies to stay tight until... The post ‘No major glut of spring lambs for at least a month’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 10:59:00 +0000

Enniscorthy Mart held its weekly calf sale on Wednesday, May 18, with over 400 lots and 500 calves on offer... The post Calf trade: Numbers remain high at Enniscorthy Mart appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 09:00:00 +0000

A Finnish food-tech start-up has discovered a way to get up to 30% more from a single chicken by harnessing... The post ‘It’s the same nugget, just better’ – company harnesses nutritional benefits of bones appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 08:00:00 +0000

Virginia Show, in conjunction with the North East Breed Societies and the Irish Shows’ Association, will host a young stockperson... The post Virginia Show hosts young-stockperson demo day appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 06:00:00 +0000

What started as a small event to celebrate women in agriculture has since “snowballed into a mini ploughing championship”, after... The post Upcoming #WomenInAg event to celebrate female farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 05:10:00 +0000

A debate that takes place among farmers around this time of the year is the topic of making pit silage,... The post Pit or bales: Which will be the cheaper option this year? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sun, 22 May 2022 05:00:00 +0000

This week’s Buildings Focus saw Agriland head to Cappeen in Co. Cork to speak to father-and-son team Pat and Michael... The post Buildings Focus: 16-unit parlour for 107 cows in Cork appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The benefits of sowing white clover was one of the key topics discussed at a recent farm walk near Maguiresbridge... The post Sowing white clover: Advice for beef and sheep farms appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 13:00:00 +0000

UK sheepmeat exports for the first quarter of 2022 performed well, with exports up 19% on the same period as... The post UK sheepmeat exports up 19% in first quarter of 2022 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 11:18:54 +0000

Teagasc is strongly advising tillage farmers to be on the lookout for potash deficiency in spring cereals. The disorder is... The post Potash deficiency in spring cereals – keep an eye out appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 10:59:00 +0000

Carnaross Mart held its open dairy sale on Wednesday (May 19) with over 90 lots on offer at the Co.... The post In-milk cows reach €2,700 at Carnaross dairy sale appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 09:55:09 +0000

The announcement of a lump sum scheme to address the inputs crisis will not provide any extra EU funding for... The post Commission’s ‘one-off lump sum’ may not be as helpful as it seems appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 09:30:00 +0000

With shows now thankfully being held again, Balmoral has once more taken its place as the main event at which... The post Machinery Focus: Belt rakes, tractors and UTVs at Balmoral Show appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 09:00:00 +0000

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is this month, hosting a virtual Festival of Farmland Biodiversity focusing on challenges to addressing... The post Addressing challenges to farmed landscape appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 08:00:00 +0000

The German alternative-meat market is booming, according to the country’s federal statistics office, Destatis Statistische Bundesamt. It has reported that,... The post Alternative-meat market booming in Germany appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 06:00:00 +0000

Nobber Show and Fair, Co. Meath is back this year on Sunday, May 22, at the back of Nobber national... The post Nobber Show and Fair returns ‘bigger and better than ever’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 05:10:00 +0000

Embryo loss can be a major cause of reproductive failure in both cows and heifers on dairy farms. At this... The post Preventing embryo loss in dairy cows appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Sat, 21 May 2022 05:00:00 +0000

Managing the rising costs on beef and sheep farms was the central theme of a series of farm walks hosted... The post Beef Focus: Managing rising costs on Fermanagh beef farm appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 17:30:38 +0000

Following the announcement today (Friday, May 20) by the European Commission that it plans to allow member states to make... The post Farmer ‘lump sum’ payment: ‘Clarity needed’ on funding appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 17:25:52 +0000

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, onto a new and exciting venture, there are... The post Agri-jobs: Digital comms, assistant mart manager, international sales roles on offer appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 16:40:00 +0000

The demand for farming news continues to increase at an insatiable rate, both here in Ireland and further afield. Farmers... The post Opinion: Could farming news be your future career path? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 16:38:43 +0000

A €16 million support scheme for Finnish farmers, in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, has been approved... The post EU Commission approves €16m support scheme for Finnish farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 16:25:07 +0000

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has today (Friday, May 20) published the formal implementation plan... The post Food Vision 2030: Formal implementation plan launched appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 16:15:00 +0000

Agriland understands that the previously announced pay rises by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) for its president, deputy president and... The post IFA pay rises to go ahead as planned appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 15:56:45 +0000

A proposed route for a cycleway, or greenway, between Galway and Athlone is causing concern for a number of landowners... The post Galway greenway: Farmers want more consultation – council says it takes time appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 15:30:00 +0000

Spring lambs have seen a jump in price of up to €6/head at marts this past week, with prices up... The post Small numbers and strong appetite see spring lamb prices increase appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 15:00:00 +0000

The devastating floods in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa in early April went largely unreported in the west despite... The post Toyota Hilux to return to production after devastating floods appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:58:16 +0000

A residential farm comprising 55.23ac in Co. Wicklow has been sold for €830,000 following a recently held auction (Thursday, May... The post Residential farm in Wicklow sold for €830,000 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:47:50 +0000

Trouw Nutrition Ireland is rolling out a number of environmental footprint programmes across the country over the coming months. These... The post Trouw launches new environmental footprint programmes appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:32:19 +0000

Retailer Tesco will put forward a proposal next week to work towards providing an increase in pig prices paid to... The post Tesco to put forward proposal to increase pig price appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:30:00 +0000

In addition to the human misery inflicted on Ukraine by the Russian invasion, the war has led to a huge... The post Ciaran Fitzgerald: When does the EU start to reassess attitude to food? appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 14:00:00 +0000

Two Farming for Nature (FFN) farm walks in Co. Clare and Galway are set to take place this weekend showcasing... The post FFN farmer with 160 ewes on peatlands to host farm walk this weekend appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 13:21:43 +0000

The Irish Grassland Association (IGA) held its sheep conference and farm walk yesterday (Thursday, May 19) for the first time... The post Video: IGA sheep conference and farm walk returns in person appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 12:57:33 +0000

Ulster Wool will be making payments worth £8.4 million to its members for the 2021 clip, representing an overall average... The post Ulster Wool to pay £8.4m for 2021 clip appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 11:23:20 +0000

The European Commission has proposed an exceptional measure to allow EU member states to pay a “one-off lump sum” to... The post ‘One-off lump sum’ for farmers proposed by commission appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 10:55:59 +0000

The ongoing delay to the implementation of food import-controls by the UK in the wake of Brexit is being partially... The post UK food import-control delays caused by regulatory challenge post-Brexit appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 10:55:00 +0000

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year.... The post Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 10:30:00 +0000

A study conducted in the UK has determined that heat stress in dairy cows may be causing significant milk yield... The post Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 10:07:04 +0000

The latest tractor sales figures released by the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) show that for the first... The post 2022 tractor sales dominated by larger machines appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 08:29:51 +0000

Siobhan Regan has been recently appointed as Animal Health Vision (AHV) Ireland’s veterinary technical specialist. Veterinary surgeons will play a... The post AHV Ireland welcomes new veterinary technical specialist appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 07:30:00 +0000

Muintir na Tíre, the National Association for Community Development, has launched a new safety programme – the Personal Information Pack... The post Muintir na Tíre launches new road safety programme appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 07:01:51 +0000

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture... The post FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 06:45:22 +0000

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that agriculture minister’s commitment to re-establish the National Deer Management Forum Group is... The post Call for coordinated approach to deer management appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 06:23:18 +0000

The weekend weather forecast indicates an unsettled few days with showers most days, some heavy on Monday. Starting today (Friday,... The post Weekend weather forecast: Unsettled with localised downpours appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 05:10:00 +0000

Grass growth in last number of weeks has exploded on farms, which is very different to what was happening just... The post Grass growth: Dealing with surpluses on farms appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Fri, 20 May 2022 05:00:00 +0000

Analysis of the most recent beef kill figures shows that over 25,500 additional cows have been culled by both dairy... The post Beef kill: Farmers cull 25,500 extra cows to date this year appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 17:10:56 +0000

Diarmuid J.J. Sheehan of the Teagasc Food Research programme, has been announced as the winner of the International Dairy Foods... The post Teagasc scientist to receive prestigious dairy research award appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 16:54:44 +0000

Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan has today (Thursday, May 19) announced funding of €160,000 for... The post Minister announces €160k for nationwide peatland conservation projects appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 16:49:52 +0000

Prices for organic beef have “slipped behind” prices paid for conventionally reared cattle in recent days, according to the Irish... The post Organic beef prices ‘slipping behind’ conventionally reared cattle appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 16:14:03 +0000

More than 1,000 trees were donated to and planted in 44 different primary schools across Co. Monaghan this month by... The post More than 1,000 trees planted at Monaghan primary schools appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 15:52:55 +0000

A new farm safety campaign is looking for people to try their hand at design, by creating an illustration for... The post ‘Get stuck in’ with new farm safety sticker competition appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 15:16:25 +0000

A study is being conducted by researchers at Technological University Dublin (TUD) and University College Cork (UCC), which will investigate... The post Research will assess biocide usage patterns in Irish agriculture appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 14:54:06 +0000

Minister for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Colm Brophy, has announced funding of €1 million to the International Fund for... The post €1m from Ireland towards food security crisis response appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 14:35:18 +0000

A delegation from the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has met with Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys to... The post Dog attacks: IFA meets with Humphreys to seek ‘tougher sanctions’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 13:52:17 +0000

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said that his department cannot do everything, but is... The post McConalogue: ‘We can’t do everything’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 13:38:32 +0000

The new target for biomethane production set out by the European Commission is a “decisive step towards the rapid development”... The post EU biomethane target offers ‘tremendous benefits’ for Ireland – RGFI appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 13:30:35 +0000

Mineral Series in association with Terra NutriTECH Minerals play a vital role in animal health, so maintaining optimum mineral levels in... The post Mineral Series: How to get the most from minerals appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 12:34:00 +0000

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has claimed that farmers who are “locked into” fixed milk-price (FMP) contracts are... The post ICMSA: Fixed milk-price suppliers suffering ‘crushing losses’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 11:58:16 +0000

Europe’s biomethane output is to receive a significant boost under a €37 billion action plan to increase production to 35... The post €37bn Biomethane Action Plan to boost EU production appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 11:53:55 +0000

Birds in the EU are less abundant than a few decades ago, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the... The post Population of common farmland birds in continued decline appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 11:43:51 +0000

The board of Arrabawn Co-op has approved a 3.5c/L increase to its price for milk supplied in April, following its... The post Arrabawn signs off on milk price increase and fixed scheme support appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 11:28:58 +0000

Gardaí in Co. Donegal have appealed to farmers and road users to take care, with an increase in the volume... The post Drivers urged to take care with high volume of agri vehicles on roads appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 11:27:21 +0000

The European Commission has today (Thursday, May 19) authorised two genetically modified (GM) crops (one maize and one soya bean)... The post EU Commission authorises 2 genetically modified crops appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 11:05:54 +0000

EU officials, industry experts, MasterChef judge, Pete Goffe-Wood, and acclaimed chef, Katlego Mlambo are exploring the quality, safety and sustainability... The post Boosting agri-food trade to South Africa on EU agenda appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 10:29:44 +0000

The Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA) has called on Irish retailers to follow the lead of their British counterparts... The post IBLA calls for retailer action: ‘Farmers have no more left to give’ appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 10:04:22 +0000

Italy is set to benefit from a scheme to support its agricultural, forestry, fishery and aquaculture sectors, funded to the... The post Italian farmers in line for €1.2 billion support scheme appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 07:44:08 +0000

A group of pig farmers, who are members of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), remain on the picket line in... The post ‘Slow progress’: Pig farmer protest continues in Louth appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 06:47:06 +0000

The United Nations (UN) has said that food and fertiliser produced by Russia and Belarus must return to world markets... The post UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 05:20:00 +0000

A small showing of spring lambs was met with a strong trade at Blessington Mart this week, with prices reaching... The post Pics and prices: Small number of spring lambs make up to €176 at Blessington appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 05:10:00 +0000

High chemical-fertiliser prices have placed a focus on obtaining the best nitrogen use efficiency on dairy farms. Although fertiliser prices... The post How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Thu, 19 May 2022 05:00:00 +0000

The average beef carcass weights of steers, heifers, cows and young bulls all witnessed a decrease in 2021, according to... The post Beef carcass weights, grades and fat-class averages for 2021 appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 20:58:23 +0000

Kerry Group has today (Wednesday, May 18) offered a 5c/L subvention to milk suppliers in forward price schemes in 2022.... The post Kerry Group offers 5c/L subsidy to fixed milk-price suppliers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 16:34:41 +0000

Yanmar has taken the plunge into the small but intense Irish compact tractor market to compete with the many marques... The post Yanmar compact tractors added to construction machinery range appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 16:31:40 +0000

Food awareness organisation ProVeg International has encouraged meat producers to invest in the plant based protein sector, at the international... The post ‘Huge opportunities’ for meat producers in plant based sector – report appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 16:06:34 +0000

Funding of €250,000 will be put towards the creation of a new competition class at Irish agricultural shows for beef... The post Minister announces €250,000 for beef breeding heifer class at agri-shows appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 15:30:19 +0000

Two young farmers from Co. Meath who developed a company which recycles old plastic drums have claimed a national award.... The post Recycled plastic drums scoop top award for young Meath farmers appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 15:26:25 +0000

Carbery Group has announced an increase to its milk price for supplies in April, maintaining the upward trend across all... The post Carbery announces milk price for April supplies appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 15:20:50 +0000

Maintaining a highly productive grassland sward is essential in keeping feed costs low in ruminant production systems. Therefore, farmers should... The post Controlling docks in silage and grazing fields appeared first on Agriland.ie.


Wed, 18 May 2022 15:16:27 +0000

Information published this week (Tuesday, May 17) by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, shows that the... The post Ukraine agri-commodity exports three times higher in April than previous month appeared first on Agriland.ie.

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