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Information on grass and feeding for beef cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
Ciarán Lenehan outlines what management steps farmers should be taking this week regarding nutrition.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 February 2017
Now is a good time to measure your silage reserves, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 09 February 2017
Teagasc’s John Maher explains it is now more important than ever to exploit the potential of grazed grass during the entire grazing season.
By Contributor on 09 February 2017
PJ Browne, president of the Fertilizer Assocation of Ireland, introduces this year's Focus supplement and outlines the challenges and goals ahead.
By Contributor on 09 February 2017
Seven farms with heavy soils are participating in a monitoring programme contributing key data. Ger Courtney and David Wall of Teagasc report.
By Contributor on 09 February 2017
Average grass growth on our measuring beef farms was 14kg DM/ha/day this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 09 February 2017
We asked Teagasc specialist Dr Deirdre Hennessey what farmers with low-stocked farms and bare fields could do to try and harness more from their grass in 2017.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 05 February 2017
David Walsh’s suckler farm in Newcastle, Co Tipperary, was the first port of call on Teagasc’s Grass10 journey this Thursday.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 04 February 2017
Farmers need to get slurry and fertiliser out while ground conditions allow, writes Ciarán Lenehan
By Ciarán Lenehan on 02 February 2017
Grass 10 is the name of a new campaign to promote grazed grass as the best feed for dairy, beef and sheep farmers.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 January 2017
Calf rearing is very specialised and labour intensive. As dairy farms and calf rearing units increase in size, there is an increased focus on reducing the labour requirement.
By Nathan Tuffy on 22 January 2017
With the prohibited slurry spreading period starting to lift, farmers should be on their guard for the dangers associated with slurry gas.
By Peter Varley on 12 January 2017
Wanted weeklyLarge numbers of store & beefcattle, cows & calvesEntries...
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