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...

Kids go free as Mountbellew looks forward to celebration of their 109th Annual...

THE newly re-vamped Mountbellew Agricultural Show will be held in the Agricultural College grounds in the town on Saturday week next, September 14. At a well attended launch held in the show grounds, details...

Call for farm inspections to be taken from Dept. of Agriculture

THE Dept. of Agriculture has been accused by a West of Ireland Labour Senator of a savage increase in farm penalties aimed at bringing about savings for the Dept. of Finance. ...

A good harvest but growers are feeling the price pinch

GALWAY grain growers are enjoying a solid harvest return with very good quality corn mainly due to the July heatwave – but they are facing up to a price drop of €60 per tonne...

Scanning is vital aid in the successful management of our suckler cow herds

BY ANTHONY O'CONNOR TO scan or not to scan? That is the question facing many suckler farmers at present. In recent years, the number of suckler cows being pregnancy scanned has fallen sharply as...


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