Dairy management: time to put away the calendar
Aidan Brennan says now is the time to be looking at grass growth rates and average farm cover, rather than having a percentage of the farm grazed by a certain date.
Dairy management: repeating heifers, picking beef bulls and weather
Aidan Brennan looks at what you should do when heifers repeat, how to pick bulls and what to do if there's a drought
Dairy management: grass growth slowing
Grass growth rates are declining, but Aidan Brennan says it's not a cause for panic
Watch: robust 40-unit rotary for Longford farm
A new 40-unit GEA rotary has recently been installed just outside of Co Longford, William Conlon reports