Gary Abbott travelled to meet Limerick beef finisher Pat Daly to see his JCB 300 Eco skid steer in action.
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited Roscommon agricultural contractor Tommy Mulhern who recently converted a Cat Challenger 45, which would be regarded as a tillage tractor, to a hedge-cutting tractor to help stay on top of challenging winter ground conditions.
This week's pictures from around the country captured by the photographers of the Irish Farmers Journal.
Agricultural science case study videos: This week, we hear from beef farmers Shaun about what has been happening on farm since his last video along with his upcoming plans. Topics discussed in this video include winter housing of cattle, progress and diets of livestock, calving plans for their in-calf heifers and much more.
This week, we hear from tillage farmer Kevin Nolan about what has been happening on farm since his last video along with his upcoming plans. Topics discussed in this video include a maize harvest update, preparing the ground to plant winter cereal, the term “the green bridge”, Tilling vs Ploughing on the farm and the process of sowing seeds.
On this week’s show, we talk winter feed and Cavan football with Adam Woods, fluke and lameness with Darren Carty and dairy day and dry off with Aidan Brennan.
The first of the new generation Fendt tractors with the new cab controls finally touched down in Ireland last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney spoke with Sean Gorman from Fendt Ireland to find out more.
With cattle all housed we take a look at what is on the menu this winter for the cattle on Tullamore Farm.