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Derek  Robinson
Derek Robinson

Farmer writes

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A visit to Linden Foods reminded Derek Robinson that there are many benefits to being a farmer.
By Derek Robinson on 07 December 2017
The key with stress is to recognise your own saturation point, writes Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 23 November 2017
Co Down farmer Derek Robinson has taken on the contract rearing of 30 dairy-bred calves.
By Derek Robinson on 09 November 2017
The first group of bullocks have left a healthy margin over buying price, but are yet to be replaced, writes Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 26 October 2017
Derek Robinson’s spring barley was cut in September, and while yields were poor, it could have been a lot worse.
By Derek Robinson on 12 October 2017
Clover can have a valuable role on a beef and sheep farm, but getting it to grow can be frustrating, writes Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 28 September 2017
Derek Robinson has been trying to get to grips with a new ram harness ahead of the breeding season.
By Derek Robinson on 14 September 2017
The beef and lamb sectors must move with the times, writes Co Down farmer Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 02 September 2017
Co Down sheep farmer Derek Robinson was at the annual sale of mule hoggets in Ballymena last weekend.
By Derek Robinson on 17 August 2017
Derek Robinson highlights a few useful tools and inventions on his farm that he would not want to be without.
By Derek Robinson on 03 August 2017
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