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Peter Varley
Peter Varley

Irish Farmers Journal

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Peter Varley joined the Farmers Journal in September 2012, contributing to the publication in the livestock, property and business sections. Peter holds an Honours Degree in Food and Agri Business Management from UCD and plans to undertake a masters in grassland production for beef herds. The title of his masters is “Identification of the maximum production potential of grassland to increase profitability on Irish beef farms on a national and regional basis".

In the Irish Farmers Journal countdown to the 31 May GLAS3 deadline, we bring you all the details you need to complete the relevant actions.
By Peter Varley on 23 May 2017
Peter Varley talks to Padraic George from Cheetah Electronics Ltd about best practice when setting up an electric fence.
By Peter Varley on 17 May 2017
Two milking robots were recently installed on a Waterford dairy farm to combat labour shortages. Peter Varley reports.
By Peter Varley on 18 May 2017
St Brigid’s GAA Club, located in Kiltoom, Co Roscommon, is hosting the Kepak All Ireland and All Nations Wool handling Championships 2017.
By Peter Varley on 18 May 2017
With hogget numbers drying up, factories are focusing their attention on spring lambs.
By Peter Varley on 11 May 2017
The trade for spring lambs is improving by €2 to €4/head, as hogget supplies dry up.
By Peter Varley on 11 May 2017
Special focus: grazing infrastructure pays off
Making small investments on grazing infrastructure in an effort to utilise more grass annually is a sensible strategy for livestock farmers.
By Peter Varley on 12 May 2017
Farmers planning on sowing wild bird cover with farm-saved seed should be aware of the rules to avoid prosecution.
By Peter Varley on 11 May 2017
Peter Varley looks at the use of a solar powered water pump to harvest water from a watercourse.
By Peter Varley on 17 May 2017
There are a number of actions farmers who joined GLAS this year must complete by 31 May.
By Peter Varley on 04 May 2017
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