Farming

Farmers and suppliers join forces to thank NHS

Farmers and suppliers join forces to thank NHS

A group of farmers and equipment manufacturers have joined forces to thank the NHS and farming industry in the largest...

April 25, 2020

60% prefer to get their farming information online

60% prefer to get their farming information online

Online media is the number one platform of choice for farming-related information. This was the message from extensive face-to-face research...

October 31, 2019

Video: Watch the first day at Balmoral Show 2017

Video: Watch the first day at Balmoral Show 2017

This year’s Balmoral Show kicked off today and runs until Saturday, May 13. Up to 100,000 people are expected to...

May 10, 2017

Valentine’s Day: 7 realities of going out with a farmer

Valentine’s Day: 7 realities of going out with a farmer

Valentine’s Day is upon us, the annual day where cards, flowers and chocolates are exchanged, but if you’re part of...

February 14, 2017

Farmers called on to take part in Brexit protest

Farmers called on to take part in Brexit protest

Farmers, those in the farm supply chain business, hauliers and any business and individuals affected by Brexit, are being asked...

February 14, 2017

‘Farmers will forge ahead and invest in their businesses despite Brexit uncertainty’

‘Farmers will forge ahead and invest in their businesses despite Brexit uncertainty’

Abbey Machinery, based in Toomevara, Co. Tipperary, was one of a cohort of Irish manufacturers showcasing its wares at last...

January 25, 2017

MagGrow holds new ‘attraction’ for tillage farmers

MagGrow holds new ‘attraction’ for tillage farmers

One of the most innovative companies at last week’s LAMMA farm machinery show in England was MagGrow – an Irish...

January 25, 2017

‘Election in the North will result in the drying up of funding streams for farming’

‘Election in the North will result in the drying up of funding streams for farming’

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone believes the imminent collapse of the Stormont Executive and a subsequent election will result in the...

January 16, 2017

Innovative farming ideas a hit at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2017

Innovative farming ideas a hit at BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2017

Farming was a popular theme for students who entered the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition. Over 4,500 students will...

January 12, 2017

Quiz: How well do you know world farming records?

Quiz: How well do you know world farming records?

One of the most common presents people find under the tree on Christmas Day is the Guinness World Records annual...

December 26, 2016

‘Forestry returns have the potential to enhance farm financial fitness’

‘Forestry returns have the potential to enhance farm financial fitness’

Possible forestry returns have the potential to enhance financial fitness on the farm, according to Fianna Fail TD Timmy Dooley. Speaking...

December 10, 2016

Over 1 million copies of Farming Simulator 17 sold in less than a month

Over 1 million copies of Farming Simulator 17 sold in less than a month

Over one million copies of Farming Simulator 17 were sold in less than a month after the game being released, according...

December 9, 2016

Canada to be short over 110,000 agriculture workers by 2025 – would you go?

Canada to be short over 110,000 agriculture workers by 2025 – would you go?

The Canadian agriculture workforce could be short workers for 114,000 jobs by 2025, as the gap between labour demand and...

November 23, 2016

‘Hedgecutting argument is skewed for a small minority of farmers’

‘Hedgecutting argument is skewed for a small minority of farmers’

The hedgecutting argument is skewed in favour of a small minority of farmers, according to Green Party Senator Grace O’Sullivan....

November 9, 2016

Is your farm ready for a freezing cold winter?

Is your farm ready for a freezing cold winter?

Freezing weather conditions affects farming in several ways and to help give advice to farmers on what to do in...

November 9, 2016

Flooding problems on the Shannon ‘won’t be solved in one winter’

Flooding problems on the Shannon ‘won’t be solved in one winter’

Problems arising from the flooding from the Shannon will not be solved in one winter, Minister of State at the Department of...

October 19, 2016

55 lambs and two ewes stolen from a farm

55 lambs and two ewes stolen from a farm

Some 55 lambs and two ewes have been stolen from a farm in the Lisglass Road area of Co. Derry...

September 7, 2016

83% of farmers do not wear a helmet when driving a quad

83% of farmers do not wear a helmet when driving a quad

Some 83% of Irish farmers do not wear a helmet when they drive a quad, a recent Agriland poll has...

September 3, 2016