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As we enter the Christmas period, Police in Fermanagh are issuing a timely reminder of some key safety pointers for your agriculture and plant machinery.   These high value machines are essential to the day-to-day operating of farms and businesses and so it is important they are protected and as…

Enniscrone native Christopher Tuffy has been named FBD Young Farmer of the Year for 2022. A spring-calving dairy farmer, Christopher who milks over 150 cows was named as the 2022 recipient at a ceremony in Cork on Tuesday evening. The FBD Young Farmer of the Year awards are organised each…

The Agriculture Minister says there needs to be a cultural change in farming to promote women.   Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue was speaking at the launch of the National Conference on Women in Farming.   Cabinet also signed off on a new Agri Food Regulator to cut down on unfair…

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, and Donegal T.D., Charlie McConalogue, will continue his Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) consultation tour in Donegal on Friday. The Minister will speak at Raphoe Mart at 2pm and Carndonagh Mart at 7pm. The Minister plans to visit every county to meet with…

It’s been revealed that there was at least one instance of UK beef being labelled as of Irish origin. The IFA Vice Chair of the National Sheep Committee, Kevin Comiskey says even just once instance is not acceptable. Following a Freedom of Information request, Cavan/Monaghan TD, Matt Carthy is calling…

There is more positive news on beef prices this week. IFA Livestock Chairman Brendan Golden claims that prices on offer to farmers have risen a further 5c/kg this week. Steers are making €4.15/kg to €4.25/kg; heifers €4.20 to €4.30/kg; cows are starting at €3.40/kg for P grades with flat prices…