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Five tips to prepare stock bulls for breeding
Kieran Mailey
For suckler herds calving in early spring, breeding is one month away, so thoughts should be turning towards getting stock bulls prepared in good time.
 
 


Five tips to prepare stock bulls for breeding
For suckler herds calving in early spring, breeding is one month away, so thoughts should be turning towards getting stock bulls prepared in good time.
Hundreds of sprayers grant aided under TAMS with some due a test
Hundreds of sprayers grant aided under TAMS with some due a test
A large number of trailed and mounted sprayers were grant aided under TAMS II from the Department of Agriculture. Many of these sprayers are now due a test.
What are forage crops costing to grow?
What are forage crops costing to grow?
Farmers should look at the Teagasc crop costs and returns before planting forage crops and see how their figures will differ.
Five tips for effective fluke control this autumn
Five tips for effective fluke control this autumn
When fluke-drenching cattle this autumn, follow some of the outlined tips to get the most effective cover possible.


Hundreds of sprayers grant aided under TAMS with some due a test
Hundreds of sprayers grant aided under TAMS with some due a test
A large number of trailed and mounted sprayers were grant aided under TAMS II from the Department of Agriculture. Many of these sprayers are now due a test.
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control is going through a mini-revolution. For decades, herbicide was the solution to all weed problems, but this is quickly changing, writes Dermot Forristal, Teagasc Oak Park.
HSA reschedules farm inspection blitz
HSA reschedules farm inspection blitz
A focused farm inspection campaign on the safe use of farm machinery timed ahead of the busy harvesting season had been due to kick off in the coming weeks.




Decent winter crops but fields remain saturated
Decent winter crops but fields remain saturated
This week, Conor Kehoe chats to farmers in Waterford, Meath, and Kilkenny as they hope for an improvement in the weather.
Beyond N, P and K: balancing the living army in our soils
Beyond N, P and K: balancing the living army in our soils
Balancing soil chemistry is vital for optimising the use of inputs, but there’s also a growing awareness of the importance of nurturing the living component of our soils, writes Emma Hart.
Beyond N, P and K: balancing the living army in our soils
Spraying and spreading in difficult conditions
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Tipperary, Down, and Westmeath as growers try to get up to date on winter crops.
Social sustainability in south Galway
Social sustainability in south Galway
'When you add it all up, this family farm enterprise offers way more of a "social dividend" than we usually give such enterprises credit for,' writes Brendan Dunford.
'Everything is connected': protecting future generations with farming techniquesSPONSORED
'Everything is connected': protecting future generations with farming techniques
Rising temperatures, endless droughts and devastating floods – an unrelenting cycle of extreme weather is pushing communities in Malawi into deadly hunger.
Unlocking Culinary Creativity: the Bord Bia Talent AcademySPONSORED
Unlocking Culinary Creativity: the Bord Bia Talent Academy
Are you a graduate with 3+ year’s experience, with a passion for innovation and a keen interest in the food, drink, or horticulture sectors?
Sync, breed, succeed in Emly, Co TipperarySPONSORED
Sync, breed, succeed in Emly, Co Tipperary
“Having half your heifer calves born by 3 February,” was Michael’s response when asked what the best thing was about having used sexed sorted semen for the first time last year.
How one beef farmer discovered Cultivate’s farmer-friendly financeSPONSORED
How one beef farmer discovered Cultivate’s farmer-friendly finance
Meet Hillary Courtney, a part-time beef farmer, who, like many farmers throughout Ireland, was looking at ways to improve her farm, but was hampered by access to farmer-friendly finance.