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Padraig Shevlin plans to buy more cattle but says an excellent grazing summer in the West of Ireland means farmers are holding onto stores for longer than normal.
By Padraig Shevlin on 02 September 2014
Polytunnels are well suited to housing sheep, machinery, etc. The one featured here is well-constructed and finished.
By Paul Mooney on 28 August 2014
Irish chain Dunnes Stores has managed to increase footfall levels within the past two months, largely by drawing in customers with branded promotions.
By Maura Fay on 01 September 2014
Advice to a young Ag grad back from New Zealand and looking to start up a share milking system in Ireland.
By Aisling Meehan on 28 August 2014
SJI also says Ireland needs to move from a policy of agricultural development to rural development.
By Maura Fay on 01 September 2014
Salmonella - The dangers of not following a vaccination plan.
By Journal Vet on 28 August 2014
Julian Hughes is finding his rhythm in digging parsnips, but is facing the need to buy a new tractor.
By Julian Hughes on 01 September 2014
Albert Einstein, on an off-day, would struggle to get 580 points in the Leaving Cert.
By Colm McCarthy on 28 August 2014
Harold Kingston discusses why he opts to buy grain direct from the combine, rather than grow it himself.
By Harold Kingston on 29 August 2014
With bag nitrogen limiting grass growth more than the lack of rain farm staff in Kilkenny are feeding round bales of silage to slow grazing.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 August 2014
Nuffield scholar Finola McCoy reports on a fascinating visit to dairy processor in inner Mongolia.
By Contributor on 29 August 2014
Farmer writer Gerald Potterton reports on a good harvest, but wonders about the yield limit being hit in wheat.
By Gerald Potterton on 28 August 2014
The IFA is seeking a 100% advance of the Single Farm Payment from 16 October to help drystock and tillage farmers cope with income pressure.
By Farmers Journal on 29 August 2014
Professor Alan Renwick from the Faculty of Agriculture at University College Dublin looks at how innovation in Irish agriculture could be improved.
By Contributor on 28 August 2014
That's one of the findings contained in Teagasc’s e-Profit Monitor Analysis Drystock Farms for 2013.
By Maura Fay on 29 August 2014
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Mike Quirke, a dairy and beef farmer, Milltown, Co. Kerry, moving his weanling beef stock of angus, hereford and friesian heifers to get them ready for sale. Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan
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