Videos from the Irish Farmers Journal

Well-built Austrian combi baler packs a punch
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Peter Thomas Keaveney put the Austrian built Göweil G-1 K125 combination baler/wrapper through its paces last summer.
12 April 2023 Farm machinery
Watch: Valtra demonstrates new Q Series on Irish soil
Valtra took the wraps off its new Q Series (230hp to 305hp) in the 3rd quarter of 2022, completing its 5th generation of tractors. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the first model on Irish soil.
18 March 2023 Grass & feeding
Watch: grazing gets more difficult on Thrive demo farm
Declan Marren was on the Thrive demo farm this week, where grazing conditions have become a lot trickier since the wet weather returned last weekend.
Power, style and ease of configuration as black beauty impresses
Over the summer of 2022, Peter Thomas Keaveney got behind the wheel of a top spec Claas Axion 850 Cmatic and put it through its paces at a range of applications.
8 March 2023 Farm machinery
Watch: weighing yearlings on the Thrive demo farm
With ground conditions improving and grass beginning to grow, the yearling cattle on the Thrive demo farm were weighed to assess their winter performance ahead of turnout.
18 February 2023 Grass & feeding
Watch: biodiversity scoring carried out on Tullamore Farm
The biodiversity scoring was carried out by Laura Hynes, ecologist with the BRIDE Project.
6 January 2023 Climate and environment
Watch: heavy duty Irish built Alstrong Auctus impresses
Peter Thomas Keaveney writes about his experience putting the Alstrong Auctus one pass reseeding unit through its paces in varying conditions during the summer.
23 November 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: Thrive bullocks average 310kg carcase at 20 months
This batch of 33 bullocks from the Thrive demo farm were drafted for slaughter three weeks ago based on the finish level.
19 November 2022 Breeding & health
Watch: what can we do to help soil health and structure?
In this video, Andy Doyle and Dermot Forristal talk about some things farmers can do to improve soil health and structure.
6 November 2022 News
Watch: Väderstad grows 25% in 12 months despite challenges in key markets
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Germany to check out the latest innovations from Vaderstad, which included new cultivation and seeding equipment.
26 October 2022 Farm machinery
Bobcat skid steer makes cleaning sheds enjoyable for Laois organic farmer
The Young family in Laois made the move to a skid steer in 2020, which they say has transitioned farm work from being a pain to an enjoyable task. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
19 October 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: Ireland purchases about 0.5% of the world’s fertiliser
Liam Dunphy spoke about fertiliser markets at last month’s From the Tramlines farm walk hosted by the Irish Farmers Journal.
18 October 2022 From the Tramlines