IRISH FARMERS JOURNAL
Sheep and suckler farmer Graham Lofthouse, who recently won Scottish Sheep Farmer of the Year, spoke to Barry Cassidy about keeping things simple and profitable on his farm.
When someone reduces their feed bill from £51,000 to £22,000 and has an output of £1350/ha you look for a secret ingredient. That ingredient on Garrionhaugh Farm is grass, writes Barry Cassidy.
By Barry Cassidy on 10 August 2017
Brian Nicholson hosted his last farm walk as a BETTER farmer on Wednesday. Those gathered were given a chance to see how far he has come and the future plans for his 1,000-plus ewe/ewe lamb flock.
By Barry Cassidy on 31 July 2017
Barry Cassidy reports from a Teagasc organic farm walk in Co Galway where Kenneth Keavey employs more than 25 people off 41 acres.
By Barry Cassidy on 03 August 2017
Having the correct insurance cover in place for a hedge-cutting implement is crucial in the event of an accident or damage occurring, writes Barry Cassidy.
By Barry Cassidy on 27 July 2017