Hitting target weights at every stage
Declan Marren
The success of every business, is about having targets and measuring performance to ensure you hit them. Dairy-beef systems are the same. Regular weighing of cattle is the only accurate way to do so.
6 August 2022 News
Thrive: all roads lead to Cashel for demo farm open day
The Thrive demo farm open day will showcase all aspects of dairy beef production and outline the financial performance of the farm over the last three years.
6 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Getting grass right - the difference between profit and loss
For dairy-beef systems to be profitable, grazed grass must play a pivotal role. Getting grass and grazing right is one of the most important aspects of dairy-beef systems.
Thrive: register for the dairy calf-to-beef demo farm open day
The Thrive dairy calf-to-beef demonstration farm will host a national open day on Tuesday August 9 starting at 10.30am.
4 August 2022 News
Ten tips for establishing clover in autumn reseeds
For farmers reseeding grassland this autumn, outlined are some tips to getting clover established.
Thrive dairy calf-to-beef demo farm open day
The Thrive demonstration farm will open its gates to the public for a national open day on 9 August. Declan Marren writes.
3 August 2022 Breeding & health
Grass+ Beef: thoughts turn to building grass covers for autumn
As we enter August, it is time for farmers to start building grass covers on farm for autumn grazing.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Watch: all the action from Tullamore Farm open day 2022
Over 2,500 farmers flocked to the Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore Farm beef and sheep open day on Tuesday 26 July.
30 July 2022 News
Do you want to reduce gaseous emissions on your dairy farm?
Below are 12 steps dairy farmers can take to reduce gaseous emissions on their farms.
Grass-measuring drone trials show promising results
'Swarms' of drones could be sent to cover large areas of grassland, aiding grassland management by providing farmers with the information they need to better grow and utilise grass.
28 July 2022 News
More to sustainability than just carbon footprint
Aidan Brennan reviews the criteria used by the judges when picking the winner of the Kerry Agribusiness milk quality and sustainability awards.
27 July 2022 Milk quality
Castration, Mastitis and THRIVE open day
This week's Beef Management takes a look at castration, mastitis and an upcoming THIRVE open day in Tipperary.
27 July 2022 Management