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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.
Sunshine, rain and struggling grass seeds were the main topics of discussion at the Irish Grassland Association reseeding event this Wednesday.
By Aidan Brennan on 17 May 2017
Our measuring farms grew 60kg DM/ha this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
Ciarán Lenehan spent time with new BETTER farmer Michael McDonald recently.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
Canadian beef industry in numbers
Canada is one of the biggest players in world beef production. Following a recent visit, Ciarán Lenehan presents some statistics on the Canadian industry and compares it with other global beef giants.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 15 May 2017
Silage '17 special: getting the best from your bales
Time to wrap up with the latest machinery and expert advice on baling this silage season.
By Farmers Journal on 12 May 2017
Barry Cassidy looks at some simple steps to follow in order to protect the integrity of silage once wrapped and ready for storage.
By Barry Cassidy on 11 May 2017
From grass management to machinery, get the best out of baled silage this year.
By James Maloney on 13 May 2017
Peter Varley looks at the use of a solar powered water pump to harvest water from a watercourse.
By Peter Varley on 17 May 2017
More and more farmers are hoping to make good quality bales of silage. Aidan Brennan explains what's involved.
By Aidan Brennan on 12 May 2017
The story is very similar to last week in that free-draining farms are seeing a drop-off in growth with the current dryness, while wet farms are kicking on.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 11 May 2017
Our measuring farms across the country grew an average of 49kg DM/ha/day this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 04 May 2017
Ciarán Lenehan and Matthew Halpin look at three grass supply scenarios and discuss the management decisions involved in correcting grass surpluses and deficits.
By Matthew Halpin on 27 April 2017
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