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

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news and information for feeding and grass maintenance for a healthy dairy herd.
With weather and milk prices suiting, 2017 will go down as a good year, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 28 December 2017
Aidan Brennan visits the Collins family in Tipperary, who have overcome challenges to build a successful farm business.
By Aidan Brennan on 25 December 2017
Things are winding down on the Shinagh dairy farm in Bandon, Co Cork, after a busy year. Aidan Brennan met farm manager Kevin Ahern.
By Aidan Brennan on 14 December 2017
Over 100 people attended the Arrabawn Milk for Profit workshop on winter feeding, which took place on the farm of Sean Monahan near Athenry, Co Galway, this week. Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 09 December 2017
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc National Dairy Conferences held last week in Kilkenny and Cavan.
By Aidan Brennan on 07 December 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
As the last of the fields are grazed, Aidan Brennan says 2017 will be remembered as a good year for grass.
By Aidan Brennan on 24 November 2017
Most farms are beginning to finish up grazing and house cows fully. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 November 2017
Good grazing conditions persist in the east, midlands and south, but heavy rain hampers grazing in the west.
By Aidan Brennan on 09 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 recent dry spell has made it easier to graze and clean out paddocks
By Aidan Brennan on 02 November 2017
Teagasc feed specialist Brian Garry spoke about the importance of forage quality at the liquid milk conference, writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 02 November 2017
Improve slurry management and fertiliser value. Reduce crust and Odour.Save 45...

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