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James Mimnagh
James Mimnagh

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James Mimnagh is a dairy and beef farmer in Moyne, Co Longford and teaches at Ballyhaise agricultural college.

After a long and hard winter, James Mimnagh looks at fertiliser, stock bulls and GLAS.
By James Mimnagh on 15 May 2018
Having milky suckler cows are important and many of these have dairy herd genetics from bygone times, as the lyric goes: "You never know what you got ‘til it’s gone", writes James Mimnagh.
By James Mimnagh on 08 December 2017
There is nothing more heartwarming than turning out stock and seeing them stretch their legs and jump about, before suddenly realising that they have a banquet of lush green grass at their feet.
By James Mimnagh on 08 April 2017
James Mimnagh reflects on the price pressure farmers are under at all times
By James Mimnagh on 11 February 2017
Dairy and beef farmer James Mimnagh hopes that retailers and processors are making new year's resolutions.
By James Mimnagh on 30 December 2016
James Mimnagh is busy putting his cattle through a strict health plan and welcomes the improvement in weather - but he was less pleased with carcase grading at his factory.
By James Mimnagh on 02 December 2016
James Mimnagh is body condition-scoring cows and closing paddocks as his dairy herd moves around the final grazing rotation.
By James Mimnagh on 21 October 2016
Longford farmer James Mimnagh reflects on the importance of farm safety and why farmers don't recieve a bonus for quality-assured meat.
By James Mimnagh on 17 August 2016
Farmer writer James Mimnagh from Co Longford says the threat posed to Irish agriculture by Brexit is extremely worring
By James Mimnagh on 09 July 2016
Co Longford farmer James Mimnagh compares farming efficiency to Leicester City's recent premier league triumph.
By James Mimnagh on 30 May 2016
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