Dairy management: fertiliser, empties and employment
This week, Aidan Brennan says now is the time to spread fertiliser, sell empty cows and look at the way you pay employees.
Dairy management: fodder, fertility and potash
Aidan Brennan says now is the time to plan your dry-off strategy, sort out soil fertility and put a plan in place for grazing fodder crops.
Watch: major investment in existing milking facilities
At least two hours will be taken off the total milking time on Dan Butler's Tipperary farm. William Conlon writes.
Dairy management: planning for 2019 and soil sampling
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at stocking rates for 2019, whether it pays to milk on empty cows and says now is the time to sample soil.