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Farm Programmes
Motion-sensor cameras capture elusive wildlife species on Footprint Farms
Emma Hart
Selecting a winning photo was no easy task due to the rich diversity of wildlife captured on camera, writes Emma Hart.
 
 
Motion-sensor cameras capture elusive wildlife species on Footprint Farms
Motion-sensor cameras capture elusive wildlife species on Footprint Farms
Selecting a winning photo was no easy task due to the rich diversity of wildlife captured on camera, writes Emma Hart.
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in sunny Waterford
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in sunny Waterford
On this week’s show, we chat to a Waterford farmer and have a report on crops across the country from agronomists.
Pedigree cattle and pollinators in Kildare
Pedigree cattle and pollinators in Kildare
The Pollinators EIP Project is a valuable reminder of the role farmers play in integrating biodiversity into farming practice, writes Brendan Dunford.
New video series: a springtime look onto Footprint Farms
New video series: a springtime look onto Footprint Farms
It’s the busiest time of year for farmers and wildlife alike and we’ve been recording what both are up to on Footprint Farms, writes Emma Hart.
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Derry, Galway, and Cork as planting finishes and the focus turns to spraying.
Cereal planting nearing completion
Cereal planting nearing completion
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Wexford, and Laois as the planting focus turns to maize and vegetables.
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
The recently installed heat and health detection collars on Tullamore Farm have started to make breeding much easier on the farm.
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detectionSPONSORED
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
The recently installed heat and health detection collars on Tullamore Farm have started to make breeding much easier on the farm.
Changes to breeding plan on Tullamore FarmSPONSORED
Changes to breeding plan on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the changes being implemented on Tullamore farm for the 2024 breeding season.
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm SPONSORED
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm
Breeding has begun on the beef suckler herd in Tullamore, while lambs receive their first run through the handling unit.
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore FarmSPONSORED
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
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