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Barry Cassidy
Barry Cassidy




Farmers at the Teagasc national sheep open day in Athenry hear that lambing rate and stocking rate are the main drivers of profitability on sheep farms.
By Barry Cassidy on 22 June 2017
In this week's "How much are you paying for..." series, the Irish Farmers Journal takes a look at the cost of recycling old plastic.
By Barry Cassidy on 19 June 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to Sean Molloy, director of milk supply at Glanbia, who stressed the importance of meeting the challenges presented by market volatility and labour shortages.
By Barry Cassidy on 19 June 2017
With stock out grazing paddocks for several weeks now, it may be a good time to consider dosing to prevent parasite problems such as gutworms, lungworms and fluke.
By Barry Cassidy on 19 June 2017
The Monaghan Men’s Shed reflects everything that is great about Men’s Sheds.
By Barry Cassidy on 15 June 2017
Quiz: Could you pass Leaving Cert Ag Science? - part two
In the second quiz of our series, we take a look at some past agricultural science questions as the leaving certificate moves into week two. This is a tough quiz - we will be impressed if you pass.
By Barry Cassidy on 16 June 2017
Meal feeding has an important role to play in maximising gains at different stages of the dairy calf-to-beef programme, but should not be relied on as a substitute for good grassland management.
By Barry Cassidy on 09 June 2017
Moo-Poo: bingo, but not as you know it
To raise much needed funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, a group of energetic young farmers undertaking their Green Cert in Teagasc Grange are hosting a Moo-Poo bingo event.
By Barry Cassidy on 06 June 2017
While the famous western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, starring Clint Eastwood, was a classic loved by all, nothing divides the agricultural world more than The Red, the Green and the Blue.
By Barry Cassidy on 11 June 2017
When tractors came on the scene in the early 1900s, they were seen as expensive and unsuitable alternatives to horse-drawn implements. 100 years on, it’s hard to imagine farming without tractors.
By Barry Cassidy on 11 June 2017
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