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The chairwoman of Sligo IFA is appealing to farmers and those attending marts to wear their face masks and to observe social distancing guidelines. In some marts, the places where people should stand or sit…

In this week’s AgriWeek, we hear of plans for this year’s Cloonacool Sheep Festival in south Sligo, which will be a ‘virtual’, online event. We also hear ongoing concerns over the accuracy of beef grading…

The IFA is calling on the Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary to start the process of extending GLAS contracts to 36,000 farmers who are due to finish their five-year plans at the end of December.…

A South Sligo sheep festival is going ‘virtual’ this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Cloonacool Sheep Festival began last year; it took place in September. And such was its success that organisers were…

A 50 million euro support fund to support beef finishers has been launched. About 42-thousand farmers will be eligible to apply for the money, which is capped at 100 euro per animal and 100 animals…