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Inside this week’s Irish Farmers Journal
With second-cut silage coming close to harvesting, is it cheaper to make bales or make pit silage?
By Kieran Mailey on 23 July 2016
‘‘Not vaccinating lambs with Heptavac-P Plus is like playing Tyrone or Mayo without a goalkeeper.”
By Advertisers' Announcements on 07 July 2016
EU dairy commodity prices continued to lift in the last week.
By Amy McShane on 23 July 2016
This week our photographers were in Ballyspellane, Kenmare, Dungarvan, Newcastle, Newcastlewest and Farmerstown.
By Photo Desk on 23 July 2016
James Maloney outlines why going to the UK to source a machine will probably end up costing more than buying on the domestic market.
By James Maloney on 21 July 2016
The success of weaning strategies starts with putting a solid plan in place, writes Darren Carty.
By Darren Carty on 24 July 2016
With over 2,500 farm accidents on Irish farms every year, adequate footwear would have meant that so many could have been avoided according to West Cork based dairy and beef farmer, Derry Scannell.
By Advertisers' Announcements on 21 July 2016
Sinn Féin agriculture spokesperson Martin Kenny was speaking in his constituency after a meeting with local farmers.
By Amy McShane on 23 July 2016
Getting ewes and rams in prime condition well ahead of the breeding season will deliver huge benefits and the potential for a higher lamb crop.
By Darren Carty on 21 July 2016
It was envisaged that the plant could give a diversification option for thousands of local farmers.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 24 July 2016
An evolving UK grocery market and the threat of an imminent price war means that supermarkets are likely to put more pressure than ever on Irish food manufacturers and primary producers.
By Eoin Lowry on 21 July 2016
In this second BVD Bulletin, we take a look at the practical aspects associated with vaccinating cattle.
By Advertisers' Announcements on 15 July 2016
As the Dáil enters its summer recess for nine weeks, Amy Nora Fitzgibbon reviews Michael Creed's performance since his appointment as agriculture minister on 6 May 2016.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 23 July 2016
Know the value of what you have and what you can make from it, is the advice to farmers with forests, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 21 July 2016
In the second instalment of a three-part series, Peter Varley looks at the main slurry storage options in TAMS II
By Peter Varley on 21 July 2016
When dairy farmer writer Harold Kingston needed advice on whether to split a straw for breeding purpose, Twitter helped provide the answer.
By Harold Kingston on 23 July 2016
A new intradermal vaccine has been introduced by MSD Animal Health for PCV2 (Porcinecircovirus type 2), one of the major diseases affecting pig producers in Ireland and world- wide.
By Advertisers' Announcements on 21 July 2016
Phelim O'Neill reports from Brussels on what this week's EU climate change announcement will mean for Irish livestock farmers.
By Phelim O'Neill on 23 July 2016
Damp, humid weather is leading to a spike in blowfly strike. Nathan Tuffy outlines safety protocols and summarises blow-fly treatment options ahead of the main risk period.
By Nathan Tuffy on 23 July 2016

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