Conor Finnerty

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Conor Finnerty

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Conor Finnerty is a recent graduate from the University of Limerick holding an Honours degree in Journalism and New Media. An east Galway native he grew up on a typical Irish family farm with a mixture of suckler cows and sheep. Having now moved to the capital his farming responsibilities are held for the weekend while his father and brother take care of business during the week.

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Weather woes from drought to rain affecting Australian farmers

Weather woes from drought to rain affecting Australian farmers

Beef prices have risen by close to 100 cent/kg since the beginning of May in Australia, thanks to record low herd numbers,...

‘Strong demand from China driving pork prices for Q3’

‘Strong demand from China driving pork prices for Q3’

Continuing demand from China and stalling supplies will continue to support global pork prices for the third quarter, according to...

‘Reseeding is one of the most cost-effective on-farm investments’

‘Reseeding is one of the most cost-effective on-farm investments’

Paddocks with a low proportion of perennial ryegrass are costing farmers up to €300/ha per year due to a loss of grass...

€10,000 up for grabs in Baileys Champion Cow competition

€10,000 up for grabs in Baileys Champion Cow competition

The Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow competition was officially launched in Dublin this week with a total prize fund of €10,000....

‘Good quality silage is not all about dry matter content’

‘Good quality silage is not all about dry matter content’

This year has been a difficult year to manage grass and get good quality silage due to the unsettled weather conditions...

10 steps to make before switching to organic beef production

10 steps to make before switching to organic beef production

In recent years, prices for organic beef in factories have generally been 15 to 20% higher than conventional prices, according...

New South Wales to ban greyhound racing

New South Wales to ban greyhound racing

A widespread live-baiting scandal that has swept across New South Wales, Australia has led to greyhound racing being banned from 1...

Now this is an impressive use of tractors and straw bales at the Tour de France!

Now this is an impressive use of tractors and straw bales at the Tour de France!

As the Tour de France rolled along last week some innovative farmers caught the attention of NBC Sports with their...

7 tips to help prevent fires around farm machinery

7 tips to help prevent fires around farm machinery

Last week in the Bansha area of Co. Tipperary local fire services were called out to a fire involving a...

Do you know the ideal condition score for autumn calvers?

Do you know the ideal condition score for autumn calvers?

With 20% of Irish suckler farms calving in autumn, these farmers should be preparing for new calves to arrive from...

Greybridge Classic Club to celebrate John Deere

Greybridge Classic Club to celebrate John Deere

A Limerick based vintage club are holding their popular tractor lineout event to help celebrate John Deere’s 50 year anniversary...

Cash flow crisis on UK family farms

Cash flow crisis on UK family farms

Half of farms in the UK are no longer making a living from farming itself, and 20% generated a loss even...

UK meat manufacturer strengthens bonds with Europe

UK meat manufacturer strengthens bonds with Europe

UK meat manufacturer Hilton Food Group has agreed a partnership with a Portuguese retail chain to strengthen its position in the...

Have you enough silage to get you through the winter?

Have you enough silage to get you through the winter?

Now is the time of year to measure how much forage you have and whether or not it is enough...