Lessons from Newford farm open day
Jack Kennedy
The challenge for Newford is that in 2022 costs went in the wrong direction. This happened on all farms.
24 May 2023 News
Milk price top-ups level 2022 milk price payout
The annual reports have been published, the final milk price top-ups have been announced so a tally of one of the best average milk price years ever can finally be completed.
24 May 2023 Viewpoints
Rewetting plans revisited
The impact of the Nature Restoration law is just too big to ignore.
Milk pricing review 2022
We have moved to bringing more analysis on the financial reporting of the dairy co-ops.
24 May 2023 Viewpoints
Listen and watch: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
With the weather getting better and better, we talk about what is happening around the country in all the food and farming sectors.
19 May 2023 News
Poor communication sinks rewetting before it starts
A huge amount of uncertainty, a recent decision to increase the area for rewetting and political comments this week from the French President means rewetting is under the spotlight
17 May 2023 News
China - the meteoric economic rise abates
Trade missions to three countries this week highlight the opportunity and investment by Irish businesses to target new and growing markets.
17 May 2023 Opinion
Listen: Farm Tech Talk recorded live at Balmoral Show
With beef champions selected, machinery demonstrations in full swing, ice cream in full flow and the sun shining, there was no better place to record Farm Tech Talk than at the Balmoral showgrounds.
12 May 2023 News
Tirlán – big moves with more to come
The best time to test a co-op structure is when the milk price pressure is on – that wasn’t 2022.
10 May 2023 Viewpoints
Tillage decline for Irish farmers
Pressures from outside of tillage on livestock farmers is making land leasing more competitive and driving up the cost.
10 May 2023 Viewpoints
Balmoral buzzing this week
It was also striking to see so many cars from south of the border in the car park, reflecting just how accessible this superb venue is to visitors from across the island of Ireland.
10 May 2023 Viewpoints
Construction cost comparisons
Farm building work will be limited unless absolutely essential.
10 May 2023 Viewpoints