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ACRES: What Does the “New REPS” Mean for Irish Farmers?
ACRES: What Does the “New REPS” Mean for Irish Farmers?

Agridirect.ie looks at the new Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) and asks: what will it mean for Irish farmers? Minister for Agriculture,...

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Summer Woes: Managing Gastrointestinal Worms in Cattle
Summer Woes: Managing Gastrointestinal Worms in Cattle

Agridirect.ie talks about the summer threat of gastrointestinal worms in cattle, and discusses some of the best treatments on the market. We are now...

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Rise in Temperature Raises Blowfly Threat
Rise in Temperature Raises Blowfly Threat

Agridirect.ie discusses the recent rise in temperatures, and outlines how sheep farmers can protect their flocks from the increasing threat of blowfly...

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Lyme Disease: Why Farmers Need To Be Vigilant During Summer
Lyme Disease: Why Farmers Need To Be Vigilant During Summer

Agridirect.ie discusses the risk of Lyme disease among farmers, and discusses the important preventative measures we should take during the summer mon...

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Ash Die Back: The Pathogen Destroying Our Native Tree Species
Ash Die Back: The Pathogen Destroying Our Native Tree Species

Agridirect.ie discusses the loss of ash trees on Irish farms, and asks: what is Ash Die Back and how do we deal with it? The majority of our ash tree...

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A Sheep Shearer’s Guide to Managing Back Pain
A Sheep Shearer’s Guide to Managing Back Pain

Agridirect.ie looks to the upcoming shearing season, and discusses some simple steps for managing shearer’s back pain. That time of year again ...

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Potato Blight. Cause and Prevention in a Year of Food Shortages
Potato Blight. Cause and Prevention in a Year of Food Shortages

With the summer shaping up to be humid, Agridirect.ie looks at the risk of potato blight in a year when food shortages are anticipated due to the ongo...

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New literary project
New literary project "gives a voice to Irish farmers"

Agridirect.ie hears from acclaimed agricultural novelist Ryan Dennis following the publication of Ryan's new literary project, Voices from th...

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Producing Your Own Eggs: How Much Can You Save?
Producing Your Own Eggs: How Much Can You Save?

Agridirect.ie discusses the benefits of keeping your own hens, and asks: how much can we save by producing our own eggs? Global uncertainty Here&rs...

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5 Great Uses for Baling Twine
5 Great Uses for Baling Twine

Agridirect.ie chooses its top 5 additional uses for baling twine on the farm. That farmers hoard baling twine is something of a stereotype at t...

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Wormer Regulations: Deferral Until December a Welcome Reprieve for Struggling Farmers
Wormer Regulations: Deferral Until December a Welcome Reprieve for Struggling Farmers

Agridirect.ie discusses the Government’s deferral of new wormer regulations until December 2022, and discusses the short-term benefit for farmer...

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Rapid Grass Growth Raises Tetany Threat
Rapid Grass Growth Raises Tetany Threat

As grass starts to grow rapidly in the May heat, Agridirect.ie warns farmers of the risk of grass tetany and offers some advice on prevention and trea...

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