Beef
NEWS
Keenan gets the nod of approval from customers
A large crowd, mainly of existing customers, travelled to the Keenan Alltech open day in Carlow to see what was on offer.
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Livestock Demonstrations at BEEF 2018
Adam Woods takes a look at the joint livestock demo that will take place at BEEF 2018
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Fencing costs around the country
Fencing material costs vary substantially around the country, with quality the key driver, Emmet Landy and Enda Carr report.
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Environment: have you had your sprayer tested?
Most sprayers still require a test if they were over five years old since November 2016, otherwise they cannot be used.
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Beef top five tips: treating for worms
Spring-born calves will soon be due their first wormer dose. Anthony Mulligan outlines the top five tips when dosing animals for worms.
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MARKETS
What's on: a guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts
A guide to special and upcoming sales in the marts in the coming weeks.
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Improving your Oilseed Rape Harvest Management
This season more than ever correct pre-harvest Roundup® Brands desiccation will be essential for growers.
Saving money while reducing the workload
“It definitely saves money, a healthy cow is a profitable cow. If you have to get the vet to clean out a cow it delays breeding, it delays everything.” Mike McCarthy is farming in Co. Limerick.
Farmers urged to use best practice when spraying pesticides
Exceedances in pesticides have been detected in drinking water sources across the country, as a result Irish Water working in partnership with NPDWAG is appealing to farmers to follow the guidelines.
Vaccinate NOW and Get with the Programme!
Do changes in IBR vaccination recommendations irritate you? Confused with the mixed messages about use of IBR vaccines? Want a robust, reliable and simple IBR vaccination programme for your herd?