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From a family run dairy farm in Co. Tipperary. Graduated with a degree in Agriculture in 2007 and a diploma in Economics in 2010. Managed research farms in Teagasc Moorepark for over seven years, working with researchers on grazing and genetic experiments. Passionate about profitability pasture based dairy farming systems. Joined the Irish Farmers Journal as Dairy Specialist in 2015.
Cold and dry weather in April slowed grass growth, meaning some nitrogen could still be in grass.
By Aidan Brennan on 22 May 2017
Aidan Brennan weighs up the cost of taking out surplus grass as bales versus grazing it.
By Aidan Brennan on 20 May 2017
Sunshine, rain and struggling grass seeds were the main topics of discussion at the Irish Grassland Association reseeding event this Wednesday.
By Aidan Brennan on 17 May 2017
With rain giving grass growth a new life, farmers need to adapt feeding and plan for silage.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 May 2017