Media Brand Awards

The Irish Farmers Journal was named the 2023 Media Brand of the Year at the prestigious Media Awards, which were held in the RDS, Dublin, last Thursday night (27 April). Pictured at the awards were the Irish Farmers Journal’s Glen Brereton, Bríd Walsh, Jamie Leonard, Morgan Keane and Marcella O'Shaughnessy. / Karl Hussey

The Media Awards 2023. The Irish Farmers Journal wins gold the Media Brand of the Year awards.

Sowing clover in Offaly

Philip Corboy of Gill's Agri stitching in clover to the existing grass sward for Diarmuid and Cronan Kelly at Lusmagh, Co Offaly. The Kellys are looking to increase clover across all their fields, but are doing a trial on one of their paddocks close to the milking parlour so they can keep it grazed down low. \ Odhran Ducie

Dairy to beef in Cork

Brian White checking his store bullocks on the farm at Ballinluhig, Minane Bridge, Co Cork. Brian runs a beef and tillage enterprise in a family partnership with his parents Stephen and Phyllis consisting of calf to beef and spring malting barley. \ Donal O'Leary

Moving calves in Monaghan

Dairy farmers Seán and John McCaughey round up three-month-old dairy calves for feeding in Clones, Co Monaghan. John bought the calves a few days ago. \ Andy Gibson.

Shows start with Newmarket-on Fergus

Newmarket-on-Fergus Show.

Colin Kearney from Lahinch, Co Clare, with his second-prizewinning bull calf at Newmarket-on-Fergus Show.

The hotly contested Limousin classes being judged at Newmarket-on-Fergus Show. \ S Kinahan

Tim O'Donovan and Grace O'Donovan from Dunmanway, Co Cork, exhibiting their Belgian Blue calf at Newmarket-on-Fergus Show. \ S Kinahan

Eilish, Aoife and Tadgh Hannon with their champion calf at Newmarket-on-Fergus Show. \ S Kinahan

Layers meeting in Cavan

MSD's Maureen Prendergast delivers a presentation on red mite control at Teagasc's poultry event 'The layer industry: the next decade' held in Hotel Kilmore in Cavan on Tuesday 25 April.. \ Philip Doyle

Teagasc poultry adviser Rebecca Tierney at Teagasc's poultry event 'The layer industry: the next decade'. \ Philip Doyle

Panel Q&A with Teagasc's Trevor Donnellan; DAFM's Melanie Farrer;,Dana Simpson of St David's Poultry Centenary team; and MSD's Maureen Prendergast. \ Philip Doyle

My Farming Week

My Farming Week: Shane Keaveney on his farm with his wife Grainne, daughter Annie and son Neil. \ Brian Farrell