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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.
With much of the country receiving biblical levels of rainfall yesterday and the forecast being for more of the same in parts over the weekend, grass utilisation will inevitably suffer.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 20 July 2017
We're at the point in the year when our grass growth curve traditionally begins its descent, however, in the short-term there are no signs of a reduction in growth.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 July 2017
Ciarán Lenehan attended the Beef Science Live day at Haper Adams University recently to get the English take on beef efficiency
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 July 2017
Eoin Lowry met with Paul Flanagan at the Arvum Group’s new investment in Belview, Co Kilkenny to chat about the health of the seed industry.
By Eoin Lowry on 13 July 2017
Now is the time for grass new year's resolutions, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 06 July 2017
There should be around 15 days’ worth of grass on farms this week, which equates to 650-700kg DM/ha based on a stocking rate of 2.5LU/ha.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 29 June 2017
Dialogue and understanding on both sides is key to avoiding confrontation when spreading slurry in built-up areas.
By Peter Varley on 29 June 2017
Adam Woods takes a look back at last weeks IGA beef conference and profiles some of the key messages from each of the four speakers.
By Adam Woods on 29 June 2017
A Co Donegal farmer has left his imprint on the land for generations to come, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 22 June 2017
Silage and hay prices are meeting poor demand currently due to a surplus of supplies.
By Alison Sinnott on 22 June 2017
Ciarán Lenehan and Barry Cassidy look at dosing regimes in calf-to-beef systems.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 17 June 2017
Grass growth on our BETTER beef farms was at 67kg DM/ha/day this week
By Ciarán Lenehan on 15 June 2017
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