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My Farming Week: Anthony McColgan, Culkeeny, Malin, Co Donegal
The excitement of building a new parlour was very nearly synonymous with losing his father for Paidi Kelly after a farm accident.
By Paidi Kelly on 22 July 2014
In the third part of our six part series on the future of the suckler industry in Ireland, Patrick Donohoe talks to farmers west of the Shannon to gauge their mood on the confidence-hit sector.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 July 2014
Who could have worked in farming and with farm machinery and admit to not having had some near misses? Machinery editor Michael Moroney outlines his thoughts on farm safety.
By Michael Moroney on 22 July 2014
Next Thursday, 24 July Mike Dillane will hold a National Open day on his farm. Two farm walks will be held with the first session starting at 2pm and the second walk at 6pm.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 July 2014
Philip Cocoman* writes about his experience of working on placement with McDonald’s as part of the Origin Green programme.
By Contributor on 22 July 2014
Discussions about breed type often end up arguing the merits of one breed versus another. Your breeding policy should concentrate on the breed that works best for you.
By Darren Carty on 17 July 2014
As part of our continuing coverage of National Farm Safety Awareness Day, Livestock Editor Padraig Foley shares his experience of farm safety.
By Padraig Foley on 22 July 2014
There are opportunities for savings and increased output on a national basis by increasing the proportion of heifers calved between 22 and 26 months of age from the current level of 16%.
By Padraig Foley on 17 July 2014
As part of the Irish Farmers Journal coverage of National Farm Safety Awareness Day, Agribusiness editor Eoin Lowry shares his experience of safety on the farm.
By Eoin Lowry on 22 July 2014
The group approach discussed by Seamus Nolan, Teagasc B&T adviser Longford.
By Contributor on 17 July 2014
Padraig Shevlin discusses how he has tried to make his finishing system as efficient and low cost as possible.
By Padraig Shevlin on 22 July 2014
There is variation as regards breed and genetic makeup of the national suckler herd. Continental genes are the most predominant and this can be seen in the carcase size on a national basis.
By Padraig Foley on 17 July 2014
As it’s National Farm Safety Awareness Day, Peter Young shares his thoughts on farm safety.
By Peter Young on 21 July 2014
It’s now almost thirty years since Zetor held the number one spot for tractor sales in Ireland and this week we have part one of a two-part test series on the Zetor's latest models.
By Bruce Lett on 17 July 2014
As it's National Farm Safety Awareness day, Dairy editor Jack Kennedy shares his own experience of farm safety.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 July 2014
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Three generations of sheep farmers Damien, PJ and Christopher Kerr bringing their lambs in for weighing for slaughter at Emyvale, Co Monaghan. Picture: Carol Dunne
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