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Buildings
Tullamore Farm: new shed reaches completion
Martin Merrick
Our new slatted shed with a lie-back area was recently unveiled at our Beef and Sheep Open Day 2022, where we gave a full breakdown of the costs of the shed.
29 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Read: Tullamore Farm open day 2022
The Irish Farmers Journal's Tullamore Farm opened its gates to farmers to discuss its operating model, financials and the future of beef and sheep farming.
27 July 2022 News
Tullamore Farm open day: farmers eyeing organic options
Some drystock farmers with low chemical nitrogen usage have begun weighing up the option of organics.
We’re ‘under attack’ from environmentalists – farmers
Climate policy is jeopardising the future of the beef sector, warned farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore Farm open day on Tuesday.
27 July 2022 News
Biodiversity on Tullamore Farm
Improving biodiversity on farm can help to improve habitats for wildlife, increase carbon sequestration and help to improve water quality.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Testing for soil carbon on Tullamore Farm
Farms emit greenhouse gases, but they can also offset emissions by storing carbon in the soil and hedgerows and trees.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
What have we been doing on Tullamore Farm to improve sustainability?
The first thing to note when it comes to sustainability is that many farms are already taking standard actions that are improving sustainability.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Sheep system aims for high performance
The system is built on combining a maternal ewe flock possessing high levels of prolificacy with terminally bred rams capable of adding growth and slaughter. performance to the mix.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm: sheep performance recording and slaughter performance
The phrase knowledge is power certainly rings true when it comes to monitoring performance and importantly identifying where improvements can be made.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Work to be done on soil in Tullamore Farm
There is work to be done to bring soils to optimum levels for P and K on Tullamore Farm. Soil testing is the best place to start.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Breeding and genetics central in Tullamore Farm plan
Adam Woods takes a look at the Tullamore Farm breeding plan and highlights some of the key principles used on the farm.
20 July 2022 Breeding & health
Tullamore Farm: managing a mixed grazing farm
Successful grassland management on beef and sheep farms is not about getting it right all of the time, it is about constantly improving and learning from the mistakes that are made.
20 July 2022 Grass & feeding