IFA Livestock Committee Chairman, Michael Flynn: Factories need to reflect better trade.

‘Early Spring’ boosts cattle prices

THE mild Winter allied to the early spurt of grass growth and a plentiful supply of silage have been cited as the main reasons for a resurgence in cattle prices at West of Ireland...
Minister Michael Creed

It’s BEEP time for suckler farmers

SUCKLER farmers in the West of Ireland have been reminded this week that the deadline for application in the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP) – worth up to €40 per calf – is this...
IFA President, Joe Healy

Beef crisis is only show in town

THE ongoing crisis in the beef sector dominated the debate at last week’s Galway IFA AGM that was addressed by National President,  Joe Healy – this week Galway IFA officers were involved in a...

NUI Galway study aims to equip farms with the know-how to adapt better to...

A NUMBER of Galway farmers are taking part in an NUIG project aimed at improving their resilience to climate change over the coming years. Researchers at the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway are involved in...
Rossaveal Port: 200,000 passengers each year to and from the Aran Islands.

€1m for Rossaveal but ‘big money’ goes to Co. Cork

THE Connemara fishing port of Rossaveal is to receive grant-aid of close on €1 million for improvement works at the harbour through the course of 2019. Rossaveal Port is to be grant-aided to the tune...
Galway IFA Livestock Chairman, Michael Flynn

Teagasc note of caution on feed supplies

WHILE the Teagasc Fodder Survey for January indicates that one in every four farmers is still in a feed deficit situation, demand for silage, hay and straw in Galway has been described this week...


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