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

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news and information for feeding and grass maintenance for a healthy dairy herd.
Conail Keown speaks to Dairylink farmers in Cavan and Tyrone on their approach to improving soil fertility on heavy soils
By Contributor on 27 April 2017
Average grass growth this week is holding steady at 50kg per day. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 20 April 2017
Conail Keown looks at the lime requirement soil sample report for the Dairylink farmers.
By Contributor on 20 April 2017
Grass growth is up this week, but cooler air temperatures mean it is not as high as it might have been. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 13 April 2017
A lot depends on how grass is managed over the next few weeks. Aidan Brennan highlights the steps involved.
By Aidan Brennan on 13 April 2017
There is no prescriptive advice on how to manage grass over the next six weeks as weather conditions will determine what is required.
By Justin McCarthy on 13 April 2017
With temperatures on the up and the first round of grazing almost finished, it's crunch time on dairy farms.
By Jack Kennedy on 06 April 2017
Ciarán Lenehan and Peter Varley go through the steps involved in measuring grass with a rising plate meter.
By Peter Varley on 06 April 2017
Aidan Brennan revisits a follow-up Grass 10 farm walk on the farm of Michael Doran in Wexford.
By Aidan Brennan on 06 April 2017
The last two months have been hectic on Charles Clarke's spring-calving dairy farm in Bailieborough, Co Cavan.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 March 2017
Now is the time to be looking at when to start the second round, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 March 2017
Heavy rain and snow dampened grazing ambitions this week, but better weather is on the way, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 March 2017
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