EU to ban bee pesticides from December

EU to ban bee pesticides from December

From December the use of three bee-harming pesticides will be restricted. The EU Commission plans to restrict use of certain...

Strawberry surge

Strawberry surge

There has been a huge surge in strawberry sales the past year, according to a Kantar survey just out. The...

IFA no longer cheesed off over new TV rules

IFA no longer cheesed off over new TV rules

Cheese is set to be exempt from new television advertising rules much to the delight of the Irish Farmers Association...

Farmers call for second chance for AEOS

Farmers call for second chance for AEOS

The Department of Agriculture must allow 3,500 farmers already turned down for the AEOS 3 to join the scheme later...

Hall of fame for 84-year-old Wicklow farmer

Hall of fame for 84-year-old Wicklow farmer

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association presented 84-year-old farmer John Codd from Rathdrum, Co Wicklow, a Hall of Fame Award last...

Butter labeling warning from FSAI

Butter labeling warning from FSAI

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) is increasing awareness of butter-labeling regulations for Irish supermarket manufacturers as it believes many are in...

High stocking rates key for lamb output

High stocking rates key for lamb output

More than 1,200 sheep farmers attended the Teagasc sheep open day in Athenry yesterday, 6 June, to hear the latest...

On the right track with ArmaTrac

On the right track with ArmaTrac

The coming months will see the launch of the ArmaTrac tractor brand across Ireland. Manufactured by Erkunt Tractor Industry Inc...

Sheepdog bob sells for world record sum

Sheepdog bob sells for world record sum

Bob the border collie has run rings around the competition by becoming the world’s most expensive sheepdog and fetching E11k...

Woodturners guild that turns heads

Woodturners guild that turns heads

The Irish Woodturners Guild is one of the oldest guilds of its type in the world. It has more than...

IFA beef about Canada ahead of G8 summit

IFA beef about Canada ahead of G8 summit

The Irish beef sector cannot be sacrificed amid growing concerns of a Canadian-EU beef imports trade deal, the Irish Farmers Association (IFA)...

Burger King deal fit for a king

Burger King deal fit for a king

Burger King has signed a deal with Kepak that it will take supplies from the Kepak, Ballybay meat plant. The fast food...

Red tape, lack of finance key issues for new ISME chairman

Red tape, lack of finance key issues for new ISME chairman

The National Council of ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has elected Eamonn Kielty of Money Plus in...

Oldest vet in Ireland celebrates his 100th birthday

Oldest vet in Ireland celebrates his 100th birthday

Tipperary man Jack Powell is celebrating a life full of love, laughter and all things veterinary and vet related this...