Farmer

Farmer caught drink driving says he went to check on damage to tractor

Farmer caught drink driving says he went to check on damage to tractor

A farmer from Northern Ireland who was caught driving whilst almost twice the legal limit was returning to his yard to...

September 1, 2020

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

A farmer in Co. Down is recovering from head injuries sustained when he was attacked by a bull on Saturday,...

January 8, 2018

Video: ‘Elevating’ the 2017 silage season to a whole new level

Video: ‘Elevating’ the 2017 silage season to a whole new level

In the face of adverse weather conditions, a farmer, an agricultural contractor and a local haulier teamed up to finish...

September 25, 2017

3-year driving ban handed down to lorry driver who caused farmer’s death

3-year driving ban handed down to lorry driver who caused farmer’s death

A 3-year driving ban and a suspended jail sentence was reportedly handed down to a lorry driver who caused a...

September 6, 2017

Poll: What can’t you live without on your tractor during the silly season?

Poll: What can’t you live without on your tractor during the silly season?

Farmers and contractors spend a lot of time in the cab of a tractor during the year, especially during the...

July 19, 2017

Young farmer convicted of transporting an unfit animal

Young farmer convicted of transporting an unfit animal

A 21-year-old farmer has been recently convicted at Omagh Magistrates’ Court for transporting an unfit animal, according to the Department of Agriculture,...

July 14, 2017

Young farmer snubs court date in favour of silage

Young farmer snubs court date in favour of silage

A 21-year-old farmer faced with a number of motoring offences recently decided to snub his court date in order to...

July 3, 2017

Criminals continue to target quad bikes in farm robberies

Criminals continue to target quad bikes in farm robberies

Yet another farmer has recently reported his quad stolen, as criminals continue to target quad bikes in farm robberies. The Police...

June 12, 2017

Farmer fined for numerous animal welfare offences

Farmer fined for numerous animal welfare offences

A farmer was recently convicted and fined in Newry Magistrates’ Court in Co. Down for a variety of animal welfare...

May 16, 2017

Failure to tag cattle leads to court conviction for one farmer

Failure to tag cattle leads to court conviction for one farmer

A farmer was convicted in court on one charge of failing to tag cattle, as well as a number of other...

May 10, 2017

Study reveals sheep farmers are ‘hesitant’ to seek the help of vets

Study reveals sheep farmers are ‘hesitant’ to seek the help of vets

A recent study in the UK has revealed that sheep farmers are hesitant to seek the help of vets straight...

March 9, 2017

Farmer fined close to £10,000 for fraud and cattle identification offences

Farmer fined close to £10,000 for fraud and cattle identification offences

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been fined close to £10,000 (€11,530) for multiple fraud and cattle identification offences. David...

March 8, 2017

Quiz: Have you got what it takes to marry a farmer?

Quiz: Have you got what it takes to marry a farmer?

The general consensus, well the consensus among many on a Saturday night, is that farming and farmers are sexy. With...

March 6, 2017

Farmer and haulier fined for transporting an unfit animal

Farmer and haulier fined for transporting an unfit animal

A farmer and haulier in Northern Ireland have been fined for transporting an animal that was not fit for the...

March 4, 2017

Farmer left dumbfounded after birth of quadruplet heifer calves

Farmer left dumbfounded after birth of quadruplet heifer calves

A farmer in north Co. Clare was left dumbfounded after a cow gave birth to four identical heifer calves over...

February 21, 2017

Landowner fined for damaging protected habitat

Landowner fined for damaging protected habitat

A landowner has been fined £3,400 (€3,990) recently at Newry Magistrates’ court for breaches of Environment Order legislation. The Co....

February 21, 2017

Video: Farmer ditches modern machinery in favour of horses

Video: Farmer ditches modern machinery in favour of horses

A farmer in Co. Louth has decided to ditch modern machinery in favour of ploughing, cultivating and harvesting with horses....

February 18, 2017

Farmer handed suspended jail sentence for animal movement offences

Farmer handed suspended jail sentence for animal movement offences

A Co. Armagh farmer was convicted at Craigavon Magistrates’ Court recently on 21 charges relating to animal movement offences. Jim Thompson,...

February 8, 2017