Livestock

The Grass Week: managing grass during a drought
High temperatures and dry conditions hit growth rates in most parts of the country, writes John Crowe.
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Tight supplies lift British lamb prices
The British lamb trade has also received a positive boost from the Eid al-Adha festival and following last week’s higher throughput, tight supplies are helping to keep a floor under the trade.
The Grass Week: managing grass during a drought
High temperatures and dry conditions hit growth rates in most parts of the country, writes John Crowe.
Suffolk records smashed in Lanark sheep sale
The sale had a number of five-figure sums which helped boost average sale price to nearly £5,000.
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Don’t give docks a second chance
Unfavourable weather conditions in late April and during the first half of May limited the opportunities for a pre-harvest herbicide application to dock-infested silage swards.
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Tillage farmers getting set for autumn drilling
Seedtech is hosting its trade walks in trial grounds in Faithlegg, Co Waterford, which will bring news from its extensive research trials programme.
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Protect your future yields with Zoetis
Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a hidden disease in many beef and dairy herds, and one that can prove costly.
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Community benefit a key theme from Shaping Our Electricity Future consultation
EirGrid, operator of the national electricity grid, will next week close its nationwide consultation on Shaping Our Electricity Future.
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