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10 steps to ensure a high performance level this Autumn
Julian Hughes remembers his Nuffield scholarship, which included a visit to the trading floor of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) which is the world’s most important grain trading bourse.
By Julian Hughes on 19 August 2014
Summer mastitis occurs in warm weather and is spread by flies. It is hard to treat so take action to prevent its occurence.
By Journal Vet on 14 August 2014
Blow for voluntary labelling scheme as Tesco not to carry labelling designed to address the anomaly of ‘nomad’ cattle in the north.
By Maura Fay on 19 August 2014
Last week we gave you a brief view of some of the action from the recent Dunmore Vintage Silage Event and this week we bring you more photographs of the event.
By Michael Moroney on 14 August 2014
This week Padraig Shevlin gets the rest of his silage baled and discusses his plans to build a slatted shed.
By on 18 August 2014
Optimum soil fertility will maximise performance on older swards but reseeding is required to sustain the higher stocking rates.
By Darren Carty on 14 August 2014
As it’s the breeding sales time of year, John Shirley discusses breeds of sheep and what qualities they have.
By John Shirley on 18 August 2014
Dairy share-farming post milk quotas could create huge opportunities for many Irish farmers and land owners. Paidi Kelly reports.
By Paidi Kelly on 14 August 2014
The prestigious competition takes place this Wednesday at the Virginia Show. Maura Fay meets one of its entrants, Tom Kelly, to find out what the competition is all about.
By Maura Fay on 18 August 2014
I find this one of the most difficult times of the year, probably because it is also one of the busiest and most important.
By Matt Dempsey on 18 August 2014
Strong demand for agricultural science courses has led to an increase in the minimum points required in order to secure a CAO first round offer.
By Farmers Journal on 18 August 2014
Weanling producer Tom Groome is planning to increase his suckler herd to 50 cows with the aim of generating extra kilos of liveweight output and increasing the farm’s gross margin.
By Darren Carty on 14 August 2014
As it's back to college time, William Considine* reflects on third level education system and what it offers those in farming.
By Contributor on 18 August 2014
Paul Mooney answers queries on roof ventilation in new suckler, beef and dairy sheds.
By Paul Mooney on 14 August 2014
The North’s Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has approved an application under the voluntary labelling scheme, saying it is a first step in addressing the anomaly of ‘nomad’ cattle in the north.
By on 15 August 2014
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Mike Flahive, suckler farmer, turning hay on Bromore Cliffs, Beale, Ballybunion Co.Kerry. Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan
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