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Information on grass and feeding for sheep from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative sheep farming news and information for feeding and grass maintenance for a healthy sheep herd.
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
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
Of the 14 finalists in the Grassland Farmer of the Year awards for 2017, two are sheep farmers. Aidan Brennan previews the contestants.
By Aidan Brennan on 26 October 2017
When it comes to tackling a problem with rushes, it should be as part of an integrated plan with a combination of soil fixing methods, along with removal of initial infestation.
By Barry Cassidy on 05 August 2017
There is huge variation in lamb performance being reported with some producers recording low kill-outs and poor fat cover in lambs.
By Darren Carty on 03 August 2017
Darren Carty outlines the sheep system that will come into operation on Tullamore Farm and the reasoning for mixed grazing.
By Darren Carty on 27 July 2017
Eoin Lowry met with Paul Flanagan at the Arvum Group’s new investment in Belview, Co Kilkenny to chat about the health of the seed industry.
By Eoin Lowry on 13 July 2017
Peter Varley talks to Catherine Keena and Declan Byrne from Teagasc about the economic returns of grazing uplands sustainably.
By Peter Varley on 13 July 2017
A Co Donegal farmer has left his imprint on the land for generations to come, writes Peter Varley.
By Peter Varley on 22 June 2017
Alan Cole is increasing his flock size with an emphasis on driving output from a grass-based system.
By Darren Carty on 15 June 2017
The first Teagasc Grass10 sheep farm walk focused on improving sward quality with a particular focus on dealing with the high growth rates of recent weeks.
By Darren Carty on 12 June 2017
The lift in temperatures and sharp rise in grass growth rates are leading to management changes in the Athenry research demonstration flocks.
By Darren Carty on 04 May 2017
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