MEP for Ireland South and Leader of Fine Gael, in the European Parliament, Seán Kelly, has called on the European Commission to come forward with a financial instrument aimed at facilitating easier access to finance for farmers to support their activities as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact upon incomes. […]

Teagasc are commencing a series of cattle and sheep webinars, ‘Let’s Talk Cattle & Sheep’, every second Wednesday at 6.30 pm. The first one will take place tomorrow Wednesday, 13 May 2020. The first topic for discussion is ‘Suckler Breeding Targets’ with a presentation by Martina Harrington, Teagasc Cattle Specialist […]

With silage cutting season underway, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) are making a joint appeal to drivers of farming machinery and vulnerable road users to share the road safely. The IFA has already urged farm families to be very vigilant about safety around the […]

ICSA beef chair Edmund Graham has said cattle supplies remain tight and are likely to stay that way over the coming weeks. “With stock scarce, the days and weeks ahead provide an opportunity for farmers to fight for a decent price. Factories are actively looking for cattle, and will likely […]

Agri-professionals are invited to join a free webinar on land management, drainage and water table control, this coming Friday, May 1 at 9.30am. The hour-long webinar will be presented by Philip O’Brien, Scientific Officer at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and it will be moderated by a research officer at Teagasc. It is […]

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