Forest fires
Agriculture/Livestock News
Forest fire warning this weekend
Current weather conditions have prompted a Condition Orange forest fire warning issued by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM). This will remain in place until Monday, 30 May, 2022, at midday. DAFM states that, “A high-pressure weather system which is currently located to the south of Ireland will move northwards and influence northerly airflows with low to moderate humidity and moderate wind speeds as the weekend progresses.”…
beef prices
Agriculture/Livestock News
Latest prices for beef and sheep
Cattle supplies are extremely tight as shed cattle have gone through the system and no flush of grass cattle is expected soon, says IFA livestock chairman Brendan Golden said. Last week’s throughput of 33 203 was the largest full week’s drop in numbers this year with heifers back 1 418 head, steers back 582 head and cows back 568 head. He said prices have moved another 10c/kg this week with…
Tullamore Show
Agriculture/Livestock News
New additions to Tullamore Show programme
Excitement is mounting as the first physical Tullamore Show event since the pandemic looms. It will be held at the Butterfield Estate, Blueball, on Sunday, 14 August, 2022.LSL Auctions will broadcast live to audiences across the globe at this year’s much anticipated event. Don’t miss the updates of this great showcase on the LSL Auctions Facebook page. It’s full steam ahead for executive committee members, sponsors and volunteers, with some new…