Your TAMS questions answered
Martin Merrick
Martin Merrick sits down with the Department of Agriculture’s TAMS department and reveals the answers to some of the most topical questions within the scheme.
27 December 2023 Infrastructure
Heavy duty handling unit improves safety for Mayo suckler herd
Bo Steel recently supplied a new bespoke handling unit for suckler farmer Michael Cunnane.
24 December 2023 Management
Five cattle management jobs for the Christmas period
If there is additional help available over Christmas, outlined are a few bigger herd management tasks to complete over the holidays.
Five tips to get a break over Christmas
Taking a break for a couple of days over Christmas is a must for every farmer. The farm will still be there waiting for you after the holidays.
19 December 2023 Management
Map: Cork farmers account for 14% of TAMS III applications
Figures released by the Department of Agriculture show that of the 8,203 applications made under TAMS III, some 1,171 of these were made by Cork farmers.
14 November 2023 Schemes
Impressive weight gains on Tyrone finishing unit
Attention to detail is delivering exceptional performance on the Foyle finishing unit in Northern Ireland. David Wright reports.
29 October 2023 Winter Feed
Five post-housing management tasks for cattle
Cattle handling tasks are easier to plan and carry out after housing. Outlined are five tasks to consider now that winter housing is under way.
7 October 2023 Management
On the right track with Wopa hoof crate
Martin Merrick takes a look at a tracked hoof crate that hoof trimmer Michael Bannon has been running for the past few months.
20 September 2023 Buildings