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Managing grazing paddocks through heavy rain
Kieran Mailey
With heavy and frequent showers forecast later this week, farmers should be taking steps to prevent sward damage.
17 May 2022 Markets
Watch: lighter cattle a little easier in Manorhamilton
Niamh Gunn attended Manorhamilton Mart for their general sale of cattle last Monday.
13 May 2022 Pedigree
Watch: Balmoral day two results from the cattle lawns
Adam Woods reports from ringside in Balmoral for day two of judging on the cattle lawns.
Beef prices smashing records as live exports surge
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis comparing mart prices for factory-fit cattle versus factory returns.
11 May 2022 News
Double for Leitrim breeders at Irish Angus Thurles Sale
Niamh Gunn reports from the Irish Angus Cattle Society’s show and sale of bulls in Thurles Mart last week.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
Silage Series: count what you have and what you need
Adam Woods kicks off an Irish Farmers Journal initiative, which aims to highlight silage budgeting, silage-making and fodder issues on farms over the next few months.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
In pictures: quality weanlings in demand in Kingscourt Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Kingscourt Mart’s sale of weanlings and sucklers on Saturday 7 May.
11 May 2022 Markets
Bigger and better FBD National Livestock Show returns
Niamh Gunn attended the launch of Tullamore Show, Ireland’s largest one-day agricultural show in Co Westmeath this week.
11 May 2022 News
My Farming Week: Paula Melvin, Kilmartin Lane, Hollystown, Dublin
Farming part-time with her Dad, Paula is the youngest female president of Conradh na Gaeilge.
11 May 2022 News
BPS closing, dosing bought in cattle and grass management tips for the week ahead
Check out what's inside this week's Beef Management notes for advice and tips for drystock farms
11 May 2022 Management
How the Thrive farmers are dealing with increased input costs
The Thrive farmers are adopting a number of strategies to help combat the impact of high feed and fertiliser prices this year.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Beef prices: factories under pressure for supplies
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished cattle.
11 May 2022 Markets