Agri jobs: Progressive Genetics seeks ambitious beef specialist
Rachel Donovan
There’s a nice mix of office and on-farm jobs on offer this week. Take a look as see if any of them are for you.
24 March 2023 News
Weekend weather: mild with wet spells
Sunday is expected to be the driest day over the weekend with some sunshine and isolated showers, according to Met Éireann.
22 March 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: you'd miss those hazy February days
Calving is well under way on Tommy Moyles' farm and a few labour-saving choices have helped keep the workload to a reasonable level.
Calf numbers and prices ease
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s calf trade including prices from around the country’s marts.
22 March 2023 Markets
Beef Management: SCEP, Weather Woes and Vaccinations
Adam Wood takes a look at the new SCEP scheme, a checklist for rehousing in the current conditions and keeping up to date with vaccinations.
22 March 2023 Markets
My Farming Week: Orla Hogan, Tuamgraney, Co Clare
Orla Hogan has devoted her life to the farm. From lambing ewes to feeding calves, it is a busy time of year for the Limerick native.
22 March 2023 News
Five tips to managing cows and calves until turnout
Wet conditions are expected to continue into next week, delaying plans to turn spring calving cows and calves out to grass on many farms.
18 March 2023 Management
Calf exports running 70% ahead of 2022 levels
After a strong start to the calf export season, the weather over the last week has restricted the opportunity to keep calves moving.
15 March 2023 News
Genotyping of 800,000 cows gets agreement in principle
Genotyping gets green light - It is anticipated the new scheme will kick off in July with calves from these cows genotyped in 2024.
15 March 2023 News
Lots of considerations when it comes to sire selection
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the issues facing the dairy industry and how breeding and genetics can play a role in their solutions.
15 March 2023 Spring AI
Farmer Writes: Salers twice as stubborn as Limousins
Present weather conditions seem to be causing issues across the country, with cows calving and sheep lambing all needing extra space.
15 March 2023 Farmer Writes
My Farming Week: Henry Cahill, Ballymartin, Pallaskenry, Co Limerick
Henry has used the 60% young farmer TAMS grant to his advantage over the last few years and invested in a new milking parlour and dribble bar.
15 March 2023 News