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A higher proportion of grazed grass in diets can improve milk composition and reduce feed bills. Peter McCann and Conail Keown report.
By Peter McCann on 21 September 2017
The difference in cattle quality and profitability really hot home for me last week.
By Matt Dempsey on 14 September 2017
The slurry Kat bale trailer will allow for safer bale transport.
By Alistair Chambers on 14 September 2017
Having more than 25 years of experience with the BigBaler, it is fair to say that New Holland has undergone extensive testing in all conditions, writes Peter Thomas Keaveney.
By Peter Keaveney on 22 September 2017
Remember that the clock is ticking on fertiliser spreading. There will be a worthwhile response to fertiliser at current growth rates and any grass in the bank now will help greatly in the back end.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 07 September 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Sow, grow, harvest, repeat
Arthur Duguid gives an update on the happenings at Cranna as harvest comes to a close.
By Declan Marren on 12 September 2017
In the second part of our coverage of Kverneland's recent Agritechnica preview, we look at the updates to their grass equipment.
By Michael Collins on 07 September 2017
Kverneland are known for their ploughs, mowers, tedders and rakes, however, at a recent field day they introduced a number of new innovations ahead of Agritechnica.
By Michael Collins on 04 September 2017
Aidan Brennan cautions against letting grass covers get too high.
By Aidan Brennan on 31 August 2017
In the aftermath of torrential rainfall and flash flooding earlier this week, the Irish Farmers Journal takes a look at the damage caused to land and farms.
By Alison Sinnott on 24 August 2017
A farmer in Donegal had a lucky escape, when his sheep narrowly avoided drowning amid the extensive flooding in the region overnight.
By Anthony Jordan on 23 August 2017
Measures to manage difficult grazing conditions and build covers for autumn are being carried out on project farms. Peter McCann and Conail Keown report
By Peter McCann on 24 August 2017
John Deere has announced a number of significant changes to its variable chamber round balers from the basic model right to the top specification machine.
By Michael Collins on 24 August 2017
Growth has come back again this week on our measuring beef farms
By Ciarán Lenehan on 17 August 2017
Dairylink participants are comparing silage requirements to what has been made so far this year. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 17 August 2017
Where fodder is tight on some farms, it may be worth looking at alternatives, Adam Woods reports.
By Adam Woods on 10 August 2017
The rain has had minimal effect on some farms, while others are having big difficulties from a grazing point of view.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 03 August 2017
Good week, bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
Find out who had a week to remember and who had a week to forget in agriculture.
By Patrick Donohoe on 28 July 2017
Tips to stay safe this busy harvest time
With the winter barley harvest in full swing and the main harvest on the horizon, Alistair Chambers looks at some tips to stay safe during this busy time.
By Alistair Chambers on 27 July 2017
With summer holidays well under way around the country, kids will be on farms far more. It is important to remember that the farmyard is not a playground, writes Barry Cassidy.
By Barry Cassidy on 29 July 2017
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