‘Sums’ don’t add up for Galway’s grain growers

A DROP in the Galway grain acreage for next year now seems likely due to this year’s major price drop and the increase in input costs, according to the county’s IFA grain representative. ...

Last chance saloon on tax and trailer licences

FARMERS have again been advised this week to check out their tractor tax positions and their driving licences as regards trailers, with the new regulations due to click in over the coming days and...

Ballinasloe Show – 174 years on road and still going strong

IT’S one of the most enduring shows in Europe having survived two world wars and five changes in currency without ever missing a year. Almost every farming family in East Galway, South Roscommon and...

Grass and silage are back to normal levels

OUR cracking summer weather from June through to August has restored grass growth to average levels for the year and helped farmers to replenish fodder stocks for the coming winter, Teagasc have confirmed this...

Sunday setting should help to swell the crowds at Eyrecourt’s fourth annual show

EYRECOURT are hosting their fourth agricultural show on Sunday week next, September 22 – it's the first time the show has been held on a Sunday and it promises to be a great family...

Farmers on night watch as cattle thefts continue

CATTLE valued at around €6,000 have been stolen from a South Galway farm as landowners have again been asked to be vigilant in relation to the theft of animals. Six animals...


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