Farmers advised on BISS dates for changes

FARMERS have been reminded of ‘two important opportunities’ to make corrections – without penalty – on their Basic Pa...

TAMS 3 grants being paid out from this week

PAYMENTS of almost €1.4 million under the Targeted Agriculture Modernisation Scheme (TAMS 3) have started this week, ...

Farmers backing for water strategy

FARMERS are already enthusiastic participants in the ‘Better Farming for Water’ campaign launched last week – but the...

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Driest month since February of last year as silage season gets into full swing

MAY 2024 has been something of a ‘saving grace’ in terms of our weather across the West of Ireland being the driest month in most places since Febr...


Grass surge and factory lethargy helps maintain a lively mart trade

WITH a real surge in grass growth over recent weeks, the local marts are reporting a very strong farmer interest at the ringside and online. Pri...


Delay in ACRES cash is crippling

THOUSANDS of farmers across Galway and Mayo have received less than half of the maximum ACRES Co-operation payment for 2023 – nearly six-months int...


Good prices and weather helps to lift the mood in rural areas

A GOOD trade for livestock, a recovery in milk prices, a reduction in input costs and better weather has helped to lift the mood of farmers in rece...


It’s showtime again as Corrandulla reveal their line-up for 2024 event

It’s that time of year again! The Corrandulla Show, one of the biggest outdoor events in the west of Ireland, will be officially launched in Peggy’...


Vigilance called for as silage season looms

Young farming contractors and drivers have been warned to keep their speeds low and their eyes on the road as the summer silage season appears on t...


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