Northern Ireland
Managing grassland through a wet summer
Kieran Mailey
Grazing conditions are getting harder to manage on livestock farms after a month of frequent, heavy rain. Kieran Mailey outlines some advice for grassland management.
19 April 2023 Northern Ireland
Top tips for rotational grazing
For farmers looking to try rotational grazing, Kieran Mailey outlines some helpful tips for beginners.
22 February 2023 Grass & feeding
Grass goals: It’s all about the maltesers and porridge
Adam Wood tries to simplify grass management and has a few tips on how young farmers can increase the proportion of grazed grass in animal’s diets.
What does the future hold for grazing swards in Ireland?
The swards of the future seminar organised by Teagasc emphasised the importance of legumes in all swards.
14 September 2022 Grass & feeding
Simple steps to improve grass utilisation
Andrew Mulhare is a mixed beef and tillage farmer, farming 54ha outside Ballybrittas, Co Laois.
Using wire to grow and utilise more grass
With input costs experiencing a sharp hike in price, farmers need to make use of all options at their disposal including improving grazing infrastructure.
27 April 2022 Infrastructure
Robotic milking grazing: simple as A, B, C blocks
The Gilsenan family in Co Meath are milking 260 cows with four robots in a grass-based system.
27 April 2022 Buildings
Watch back: lambing live on Tullamore Farm
Get an update on how lambing progressed on Tullamore Farm, including analysis of levels of lambing assistance required, lamb birthweights and mortality.
6 April 2022 News
Should you be planting multispecies swards on your farm?
Multispecies swards have the potential to dramatically reduce nitrogen rates, increase animal performance and improve environmental footprints, but much is still to be learned. Siobhán Walsh reports.
Grass and grassland management
Declan Marren takes a look at grassland management on Tullamore Farm and how farm manager Shaun Diver keeps on top of things as different times of the year.
28 April 2021 Grass & feeding
Lambing nearing an end on Tullamore Farm
The farm has recorded a positive lambing season with just 11 ewes left to lamb and mortality running at about 8% so far.
21 April 2021 Grass & feeding