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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.
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
John Bell has replaced the meal bag with posts and reels and is reaping the rewards of improved grassland management.
By Darren Carty on 27 April 2017
There is a stark difference between farms, with some reporting surplus grass, while others are tight on grass.
By Darren Carty on 06 April 2017
There were no shortcuts taken with this four bay slatted sheep shed in Co Roscommon, writes Peter Varley
By Peter Varley on 06 April 2017
Testing soil fertility and applying lime to correct a soil pH deficit is the starting point in increasing grassland productivity, says Teagasc soil and crop nutrition specialist Mark Plunkett.
By Darren Carty on 16 March 2017
It’s all hands on deck at the Lyons Research Farm, with the majority of ewes lambing in the space of a week.
By Darren Carty on 16 March 2017
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