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Declan Marren
Declan Marren

Livestock specialist



Declan has a BAgrSC in Animal and Crop Production and has just completed a UCD/Teagasc PhD in Beef Production.

Farm Profit Programme: How many calves can you wean from 100 cows?
The focus farmers got together last week to hear from Nuffield Scholar Steven Sandison
By Declan Marren on 15 February 2018
Declan Marren outlines some practical tips for setting up a rotational grazing system on your farm this year.
By Declan Marren on 08 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Gearing up for spring
The countdown to calving, lambing and all that goes with it has begun at Arnage. Declan Marren catches up with the Biffen family.
By Declan Marren on 01 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Time to tackle soil fertility
Declan Marren and Robert Gilchrist outline the steps to take when drawing up a soil fertility plan.
By Declan Marren on 11 January 2018
Farm benchmarking: The New Year provides the opportunity to start afresh and set new targets and goals for your farm.
By Declan Marren on 04 January 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Using cow body condition to reduce wintering costs
Strategic use of cow body condition can play a significant role in keeping wintering costs in check, writes Declan Marren.
By Declan Marren on 21 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: focus group open day
The Farmers Journal/ANM Group Farm Profit Programme will open its doors for anyone interested in joining a focus group on Wednesday 13 December at 3pm in Thainstone mart.
By Declan Marren on 05 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Winter routine under way at Drumforber
As we enter December the winter routine is well and truly under way here at Drumforber, writes Andrew Gammie.
By Declan Marren on 30 November 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Reflecting on one year, planning for the next at Arnage
As cattle come in for the winter period and tups are serving ewes, there is an opportunity to reflect on the year gone by and look towards the next
By Declan Marren on 23 November 2017
Maximising the return from cull cows plays a vital role in increasing farm profitability
By Declan Marren on 16 November 2017
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