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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.
Aidan Brennan says that next month's milk cheque can be kept high by putting a strong emphasis on protein.
By Aidan Brennan on 24 July 2017
Aidan Brennan meets Cathal Moran, who has increased the size of his farm by taking on leased land.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 July 2017
High soil temperatures and plenty of moisture will keep the grass growing well, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 26 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
Widespread rain should boost growth rates on farms that were beginning to dry out, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 13 July 2017
Aidan Brennan reports from the village section of the Moorepark open day.
By Aidan Brennan on 06 July 2017
Growth rate is variable as some farms are beginning to dry out. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 06 July 2017
Aidan Brennan looks at the factors affecting milk protein percent and what can be done to improve it.
By Aidan Brennan on 03 July 2017
In pictures: dairy expansion lessons on farm walk
Lessons from expansion was the theme of an Arrabawn farm walk in Tipperary. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 June 2017
The Gowing family are always looking for more efficient ways of managing their 350-cow dairy farm, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 29 June 2017
Higher milk sales and better quality milk are improving milk output in 2017, writes Conail Keown.
By Contributor on 29 June 2017
Average growth rates are holding steady at around 76kg/ha/day on our Grass + farms, but there is a fair variation from farm to farm.
By Aidan Brennan on 28 June 2017
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