Quality of life decreased for farmers during the pandemic
Rachel Donovan
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on farmer mental health and wellbeing was one of the topics discussed at a farm safety conference in Teagasc Ashtown last Wednesday.
30 November 2022 News
Over 80% of farmers made lifestyle changes to improve heart health - study
The 'Farmers Have Hearts' programme aims to reduce farmers' risk of heart disease.
26 November 2022 Management
Five tips for fluke drenching cattle
When treating cattle for fluke, outlined are a few things to consider for effective parasite control.
Is au pair care for seniors an option for you?
Do you or an elderly family member need some help or company at home in order to remain independent? If so, an au pair for seniors may be the answer. Margaret Hawkins reports.
23 November 2022 Health
Health: cutting back on the booze
Lockdowns led to many more people drinking at home and to a habit that may be difficult to break. Margaret Hawkins hears about the benefits of cutting back.
16 November 2022 Health
Farmers need to look after their lungs
Lung health was among the topics discussed at a meeting of the NI Agri-Rural Health Forum.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
The way farmers produce food 'doesn't make sense'
Building resilience to food insecurity through climate-smart agriculture was discussed at COP27 on Saturday.
15 November 2022 News
500 farmers receive Cell Check awards
Aidan Brennan attended the awards ceremony in the Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare, on Thursday night.
11 November 2022 News
Closure crisis in nursing home sector
Sixteen rural nursing homes will have closed by the end of 2022 taking 500 beds out of the system. How will this impact rural families? Margaret Hawkins reports.
9 November 2022 Health
Beef Management: silage pit management and animal health queries
Declan Marren outlines best practice for silage pit management during periods of mild weather while pneumonia remains a constant threat for young stock housed in recent weeks.
9 November 2022 Management
Top beauty boosting nutrition tips
Nutritionist Laurann O’Reilly provides her top beauty boosting tips to achieve a healthy glow from our diet.
2 November 2022 Health
November a key month for animal health
Adam Woods previews this week’s animal health focus ahead of an important month for animal health on livestock farms.
2 November 2022 Breeding & health