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# irish farmers journal

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
Farmland prices hit highest level since Celtic tiger, according to new annual report
Business buyers have also been active, purchasing 43% of the farmland sold last year.
Last year
# irish farmers journal
Fine Gael remains the most popular political party among Irish farmers, poll shows
That’s according to a poll commissioned by the Irish Farmers Journal.
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# christmas turkey
Dispute could mean 100,000 fewer turkeys available for Christmas dinners this year
The Irish Farmers Journal has said the dispute centres on who pays and manages the work of veterinarians who certify local abattoirs.
# shake your tree
Storm Ophelia shook a blanket of apples out of a Tipperary cider orchard
We’re weeks out from the harvest, so Bulmers now have to find a place to store the apples.
# conflicting views
Irish Farmers Journal criticised for 'fake news' editorial on climate change
Matt Dempsey believes we should continue to up our live-stock numbers to the capacity of our land.
# cakes that cut it
9 of the most Irish wedding cakes ever baked
Snackbox anyone?
# Report
IFA executive council survives vote of no confidence
It comes after a report into the pay and structures of the association was released yesterday.
# Tough Times
Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation
The Herald saw the biggest drop, while the Sunday Independent remains the best-selling newspaper in the country.
# For Sale
Average value of Irish farm land drops €500 an acre
The latest report shows that land prices may be going down but demand is growing.
# selfie on the farm
Irish farmers are taking selfies for a Facebook competition
And here are the finalists. They are *epic*.
# hot hot hot
7 photos that prove Ireland is owning this heatwave
The heat is nothing to us now.
# land prices
Agricultural land prices fall by over 50 per cent in the past four years
Average land price in 2010 alone dropped by 14.5 per cent. The Irish Farmers Journal say the biggest problem for farmers remains access to funding to buy land.