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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.
A price survey carried out by the Irish Farmers Journal shows that there is a wide range in prices for beef nuts.
By Darren Carty on 30 November 2017
There is no closed period for farmers wishing to spread potash-based chemical fertilisers on their land.
By William Conlon on 23 November 2017
Ciarán Lenehan paid a visit to the Grieve family farm in Donegal, where big change is afoot.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 November 2017
Grass growth was 17kg DM/ha on average across the country this week, but there are few animals still out.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 November 2017
Beef specialist Ciarán Lenehan runs the rule over ‘fodder stretcher’ compound rations and asks whether they’re the best option
By Ciarán Lenehan on 16 November 2017
Grass growth was 19kg DM/ha/day this week, though grazing is over for many.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 09 November 2017
With limited silage supplies on farm, should more farmers be considering moving cattle on to ad-lib meal before finishing.
By Kieran Mailey on 04 November 2017
How to stretch fodder safely this winter
With silage shortages looming in some areas, CAFRE Greenmount experts offer advice on switching to minimal forage diets without causing health issues.
By Contributor on 05 November 2017
The relatively dry weather over the past weeks has allowed farmers on dry land to continue on target with their autumn rotation planner.
By Nathan Tuffy on 02 November 2017
This week, Ciarán Lenehan carried out vital winter fodder budgets on two of our BETTER beef farms.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 02 November 2017
Tipperary father and son duo claims Grassland farmer of the year award
The winner of the 2017 Grassland Farmer of the Year awards has been announced at a ceremony in Moorepark this afternoon.
By Aidan Brennan on 02 November 2017
Growth is well back but grazing 2017 is over for many, writes Ciarán Lenehan.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 26 October 2017
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