Northern Ireland
Delaying the start of spring calving
After the difficult spring period, Co Antrim BETTER Farm participant Ryan McDowell is delaying the start of spring calving next year.
BETTER farm NI: razing through the dry period
This week, we outline how some of the programme farmers are coping with grazing and herd management during the current period of dry weather.
BETTER farm NI: making the most of AI at grass
Jonathan Blair is using a different approach this year to increase conception rates to AI in his spring-calving suckler herd.
Second-cut silage under way at Cafre's Abbey Farm
With early application of fertilsier and slurry after first-cut silage was harvested in mid-May, 117 acres of second-cut silage will be harvested at Cafre's Abbey Farm this week.