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Extra farm fund for BVD wipeout

Extra farm fund for BVD wipeout

Funding is to be made available to farmers who have multiple cases of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) infected calves. The payment...

June 12, 2013

A milking success – Dairymaster

A milking success – Dairymaster

Dairymaster CEO Dr Edmond Harty will represent Ireland at the Ernst & Young 2013 World Entrepreneur of the Year competition in Monte...

June 12, 2013

Social farming to help people in need

Social farming to help people in need

Social farming has the potential to offer solutions to public service provision in rural areas and to re-connect farmers with...

June 12, 2013

Claims costal erosion is putting Galway hotel at risk

Claims costal erosion is putting Galway hotel at risk

There are fears for 65 jobs in the renowned Renvyle House Hotel in Galway if costal erosion enables contamination of the...

June 11, 2013

FTMTA to celebrate its centennial this July in Naas

FTMTA to celebrate its centennial this July in Naas

The Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) is set to celebrate its centennial this year and its AGM will take...

June 11, 2013

Pure Friesian

Pure Friesian

The Irish Pure Friesian Open Day 2013 will be held on the Ballykennedy herd of  brothers John and Michael O’...

June 11, 2013

What it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur

What it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur

Under the auspices of Ireland’s Presidency of the EU Council, the EURO-SME 2013 Conference was officially opened in Dublin Castle...

June 11, 2013

Saba cooks to perfection

Saba cooks to perfection

Multi award-winning Thai and Vietnamese restaurant Saba continued its winning streak with a hat-trick at last night’s Irish Restaurant Awards....

June 11, 2013

Weather warning from Met Eireann

Weather warning from Met Eireann

Road-users have been advised to exercise caution following a forecast by Met Eireann for rain, possibly heavy, throughout the country this...

June 11, 2013

To Russia with love

To Russia with love

Irish companies have excelled in exports to Russia, showing export increases of 19 per cent in 2012 compared to 2011...

June 11, 2013

Lamb price cuts stabilising

Lamb price cuts stabilising

Lamb prices are stabilising due to tight supplies and strong market returns. This is according to Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA)...

June 10, 2013

Bord Bia chefs cook up a storm

Bord Bia chefs cook up a storm

Bord Bia is currently hosting a Gourmet Gathering for 70 international chefs visiting Ireland on a three-day tailored itinerary. The overseas delegation are members...

June 10, 2013

IFA – sponsorship ban will harm agri-food sector

IFA – sponsorship ban will harm agri-food sector

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has warned that damage to the Irish drink industry will have a negative impact on...

June 10, 2013

Heavy metal

Heavy metal

Many people think that blacksmiths and metal workers no longer exist in Ireland and that they have to accept poor...

June 8, 2013

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...

June 8, 2013

Strawberry surge

Strawberry surge

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

June 8, 2013

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...

June 8, 2013

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...

June 8, 2013