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Information on grass and feeding for beef cattle from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
Farmers should be looking to get lime out over the next few months, if land conditions allow.
By William Conlon on 12 October 2017
Two-thirds of the grass that we have in spring will grow in the next four weeks.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 05 October 2017
This week we return to the livestock demonstrations that took place at this year’s Ploughing in association with Bord Bia and ICBF. We take a look at the most popular topics and questions
By Adam Woods on 11 October 2017
Ciarán Lenehan reports from the latest beef Grass10 walk on a BETTER farm in Thurles.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 03 October 2017
With ground conditions not improving, winter housing has started, with a lot of stock coming indoors over the past week.
By Adam Woods on 28 September 2017
Towards the north and west, getting grass into cattle remains a challenge and a lot of animals are indoors at this point.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 21 September 2017
Lead researcher at Derrypatrick, John Heslin, and Grass 10 coordinator, John Maher, spoke of soil health at the Grange farm and outlined some statistics and practical tips on improving the area.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 17 September 2017
Ciarán Lenehan attended the latest Grass 10 walk at Teagasc Grange. Grass 10 is pushing farmers to graze paddocks 10 times a year.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 September 2017
Relentless rain has been the final straw for many farmers in the last few days, with a lot of cattle now housed
By Ciarán Lenehan on 14 September 2017
Shane Gleeson is representing Limerick in phase three of the BETTER farm beef programme and features in the Irish Farmers Journal this week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 September 2017
John Heslin provides the latest update from the Derrypatrick research suckler herd at Teagasc Grange.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 12 September 2017
Farm Profit Programme: autumn approaches in the Cairngorms
Autumn is approaching for the Duffus family in Ballindalloch. Andrew Duffus writes.
By Contributor on 14 September 2017
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