Irish Country Living
2018: the year of extreme weather events
Think how it must have been for farmers who literally could do nothing to alleviate the problems with weather and fodder for weeks and months on end, writes Damien O'Reilly.
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Watch: Understanding Liver Fluke
Research published in 2016 suggested that 82% of Irish dairy herds have been exposed to liver fluke1.
Meet the 39 Origin Green farmer finalists
This week Bord Bia profiles 39 finalists in its Origin Green Sustainable Dairy, Beef and Horticulture Farmer Awards
Watch: Sense of security is dangerous
Despite the prolonged dry periods this summer, farmers shouldn’t dismiss the risk of important internal parasites like liver fluke, lungworm and gutworm later this year.
Labour saving solutions this winter
Protect your herd this winter with an effective vaccination programme.
CAREERS
The big switch: from nursing to dairy
Anthony Jordan meets Deirdre McMahon, one of our speakers at the Agri Careers Expo in February, and discusses her dramatic career change.
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Converting our food into jobs
With 26 people employed and numerous awards to his name, Sean Kelly of Kelly’s Butchers in Newport has seen the impact that the Wild Atlantic Way has had on creating jobs in the local area.
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