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Farmers must be many things in addition to being a farmer in order to keep the wheels of farming turning smoothly and economically, writes Bruce Lett.
By Bruce Lett on 18 December 2014
This week Niall Patterson from Leitrim focuses on calving and supplementation after calving, while Des Beirne looks at bull performance on his farm since the start of the intensive finishing period.
By Nathan Tuffy on 18 December 2014
Tyrellspass native James Geoghegan is marketing and erecting Clipex Fencing, a new type of fence that replaces timber and concrete posts with galvanised steel posts eliminating the need for nails.
By Darren Carty on 18 December 2014
New entrant dairy farmer Padraig Keane writes about the pain of losing a bidding war at an auction for 13.5 acres of land located right next to his farm.
By Padraig Keane on 18 December 2014
Farmers are facing into a cashflow crunch in 2015 and so must plan early with a cashflow budget.
By Peter Young on 18 December 2014
The ending of milk quotas represents an expansion opportunity for Irish dairying but expansion of production and markets needs to be done in a cautious and sustainable manner, writes IDB's Kevin Lane.
By Contributor on 19 December 2014
Fourteen Ulster Bank branches are to close and farmers say that west Offaly is short of banking facilities.
By Pat O'Toole on 18 December 2014
Eoin Ryan of UCD Vet Hospital explains the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and the control/prevention Neosporosis.*
By Farmers Journal on 17 December 2014
With plenty of silage on many farms this winter, there is a danger that dry cows might be overfed, and therefore above target condition scores when calving next spring.
By Contributor on 18 December 2014
There is a need for off-season milk for fresh use and to spread the workload in processing plants, writes Harold Kingston.
By Farmers Journal on 19 December 2014
The Irish Dairy Board is getting a makeover, and is set to operate under a new brand name in the coming months.
By Eoin Lowry on 18 December 2014
Irish Department of Agriculture officials held a high-level meeting with their Russian counterparts in Moscow on Thursday on agri-food issues.
By Maura Fay on 21 December 2014
One manifestation of the consumption decline is the closure of pubs throughout the country, including in parts of the cities.
By Colm McCarthy on 18 December 2014
Mild weekend ahead, with outbreaks of drizzle at times in places and top temperatures of 13 degrees.
By Farmers Journal on 19 December 2014
When IFAC, who do my farm accounts, rang and said they wanted to do their usual end of year review of my farm, I feared the worst.
By Matt Dempsey on 18 December 2014
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Laura Wehrly feeding the 300 freerange turkeys Ravensdale, Co. Louth. These turkeys are fed predominantly on wheat and grass and are for the Christmas market. Photo: Carol Dunne
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