Pig farmers need veterinary input in order to minimise the impact of endemic diseases on their farms, according to Allison Kirwan, President of the Irish Pig Health Society (IPHS).
South MEP candidate, Brian Crowley discusses milk quotas, the beef industry and knocking on people’s doors, writes Sinead Keane.
It was interesting to learn that Eli Lilly is to purchase Novartis Animal Health with a deal that is worth €5.4bn.
Beef farming accounts for 38 per cent of gross agricultural output in this country, producing 518,000t of beef last year.
According to the IFA, the upcoming elections are one of the most important for agiculture in 35 years with topics such as CAP implementation, milk quotas and farm schemes presenting as key issues
Just when most milk producers thought that the dairy processors were getting their act together in terms of cooperating in order to pass
Last month, Larry Murrin, Chief Executive of Dawn Farm Foods delivered a lecture at the RDS focusing on the development of the company over the last 30 years.
To mark the 70th anniversary of Macra na Feirme and the launch of Herdwatch, Farm Relief Services (FRS) presented Macra's Agricultural Affairs Committee members with a free one-year subscription to their mobile herd manager at the committees' recent meeting in Co. Laois.