Sustainable dairy beef title goes to Wexford
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports on the National Livestock Show sustainability awards’ dairy calf-to-beef winners, the O’Meara family from Camross in Co Wexford.
13 September 2023 News
Red-hot trade for hay as tight supplies pushes prices
June-saved hay is in short supply and making up to €40/bale, while hay for horses is commanding around €50/bale.
13 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Spring grain harvest nears an end
Improved weather has seen cereal farmers in Northern Ireland making significant progress with harvesting spring crops.
Keltec to showcase bale handling kit at Ploughing
Keltec Engineering is set to showcase its range of bale handling and feeding equipment, alongside its front- and rear-mounted mowers at this year’s Ploughing Championships.
13 September 2023 News
Fastparts to exhibit suite of Quicke attachments and Rakeman harrows
The Quicke range of loader attachments and Rakeman tine harrows will be among the wide range of exhibits from Fastparts at the Ploughing.
13 September 2023 News
Straw prices surge as tight supplies bite
The increased level of enquiries for straw this week, allied to restricted supplies, is continuing to push prices past the €20/bale mark.
13 September 2023 News
Excellent growth and ground conditions persist
Despite heading in to the beginning of Autumn, grass growth has actually increased from last week’s figures.
6 September 2023 Grass & feeding
Solid growth and grazing conditions persist
With the warm, settled period grazing conditions have improved and growth has remained well above normal.
6 September 2023 Grass & feeding
Kuhn updates VB belt baler range
Kuhn has replaced its previous VB3100 series of variable chamber belt balers with the new and updated VB3200 series, comprising four models.
24 August 2023 News
NI harvest ready to move to spring crops
Improved weather in mid-August has seen farmers making significant progress with the 2023 grain harvest
23 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Time for a fodder budget after second-cut silage
With more farmers looking to get silage harvested this week, a fodder budget should be carried out once the job is finished.
15 August 2023 Management
40 straw bales set alight in Tipperary blaze
A farmer in Tipperary was horrified to see his bales on fire when he looked out his window, 250 yards away.
12 August 2023 News