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Irish beef and lamb promoted in Swiss Alps
John Deere’s new mid-chassis 3R Series and large-chassis 4R Series compact tractors replace the previous 3020 and 4020 Series models.
By Michael Moroney on 14 August 2014
Aisling Claffey* reports on her experience of working on an 275ha farm in New Zealand.
By Contributor on 20 August 2014
Will grazing fit with the milking robot? Moorepark researcher Bernie O'Brien discusses the various issues.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
Sligo programme farmer Marty Lenehan has started autumn calving. Cows are being restricted to prevent calving difficulties. Autumn weanlings are being fed 2kg meals before sale in late August.
By Darren Carty on 14 August 2014
Glanbia saw revenues increase 10.7% for first half year and growth was fueled by performance nutrition.
By Eoin Lowry on 20 August 2014
Winter grain farmers set to begin their 2015 planting season must know how they will meet their crop diversification and EFA requirements in the years ahead.
By Andy Doyle on 14 August 2014
As temperatures take a dip, we look at what steps farmers can take to ensure a high level of animal performance is maintained throughout the Autumn*.
By Farmers Journal on 19 August 2014
Cathal Crean has applied fertilizer to capitalise on recent rainfall. Calves are being creep grazed while the first bulls have been housed for ad-lib finishing.
By Darren Carty on 14 August 2014
Milk prices are weakening globally, with the overall dairy product price index down by 0.6% in the latest Global Dairy Trade auction.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 19 August 2014
CellCheck events aim to help farmers understand causes of mastitis and ways of improving SCC levels.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 August 2014
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
This Co Monaghan farmer has achieved substantial savings in his bills by switching to burning straw bales to heat his poultry houses.
By Paul Mooney 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
Scale is desirable in modern farming but its benefits may depend on what your neighbours are, as forest animals are big crop pests on Beberbeck farm in Germany.
By Andy Doyle 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
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Liam Pender, Jim McCarthy, Peter McGrath and George Howard of Ryan & Ronayne Contractors grabbing a bite to eat while picking up 2nd cut silage for David Murphy, Tallow, Co. Waterford. Photo: Donal O’Leary
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