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Dairylink is a dairy farm advisory program designed with the objective of optimising the use of on farm resources (land, labour etc). Farms involved range in size, stage of development, and soil type. Monitor farms are based in Tyrone, Down and Cavan. Farmers involved benefit from one to one advice and we report weekly on business plans, performance and delivery.
Conail Keown visits Robin Clements to get an update on how his year is going.
By Contributor on 01 June 2017
Dry weather means feeding continues but new farm lanes are also going in to help get cows to more grazing, writes Dairylink adviser Conail Keown.
By Contributor on 25 May 2017
Very little rainfall in April and early May meant that Kevin McGrade was able to get a lot of his farm reseeded. Conail Keown reports.
By Contributor on 18 May 2017
Poor fertility trickled into poor returns and more work for the Corbett family but steps are being taken now to sort the problems. Conail Keown reports.
By Contributor on 11 May 2017
Herd health is a big cost centre on all Dairylink farms. Conail Keown looks at the costs for Cavan farmer Charles Clarke.
By Contributor on 23 February 2017
Herd health is a big cost centre on all Dairylink farms. Conail Keown looks at the costs for Down farmer Nigel Corbett.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 March 2017
Conail Keown looks at the herd health costs on the farm of programme participant Robin Clements.
By Contributor on 06 April 2017
With fresh calvers, the focus has turned to quality feed to hold condition score. Dairylink programme adviser Conail Keown reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 20 October 2016
Better weather is allowing for a good clean-up of fieldwork in Tyrone and Cavan. Conail Keown reports.
By Contributor on 13 October 2016
On Thursday, Nigel and Edna Corbett hosted the second of a series of three farm walks on DairyLink farms this autumn.
By David Wright on 18 May 2017
With growth rates tapering off from a season high quality is back in order on Dairylink farms.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 June 2016
Heifer-rearing costs on year-round calving systems can increase substantially unless controlled.
By Jack Kennedy on 19 May 2016
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