Farmer Writes: making up for lost ground during the summer
Exceptional ground conditions over the last few weeks have made up in a small way for some of the lost ground this summer, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
Farmer Writes: heading back to one cow per acre
Dumfries dairy farmer Michael Kyle explains the changes he is making to his herd for 2019.
Farmer Writes: seven days of grass to graze
Bill O'Keeffe still has over 60% of his herd milking. They are producing 12.5l at 5.87% fat and 4.60% protein.
Farmer Writes: farms have an ability to cloud judgement
Farms have an ability to cloud judgement – to a successor they can be a dream come true or a prison sentence, writes Tommy Moyles.