articles about macra-na-feirme
Tom burns straw to power a grain dryer
The Dunnes are milking 370 spring-calving, mainly Norwegian Reds, on a 145ha farm.
Workshops to tackle mental health, improve wellbeing and to seek possible solutions
Thomas Duffy is the current President-Elect of Macra na Feirme; he is armed with two degrees and runs a dairy farm with his parents.
Nicole Tuffy (19) is studying Agriculture and Environmental Science at Mountbellew/G.M.I.T. The Sligo native was crowned the 2019 North-West Macra Queen last month.
This new initiative will allow farming men the opportunity and freedom to discuss and support one another in a safe and open environment.
Ninth-generation farmer Sarah Stewart (26) studied a Bachelor of Business (Honours) degree at I.T Sligo. She runs the Benview Flock with her partner and works at Western Forestry Co-op.
Catherina meets 28-year-old Karen Elliffe - a drystock farmer; UL Equine Science graduate; 2016 Queen of the Land and Macra na Feirme member.