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Soil
Watch: Footprint Farmers - The power of nutrient management planning
Ellen Durkin
Careful planning has allowed Martin Crowe to save €15,000 on fertiliser.
12 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Multi-species swards the hot topic at Positive Farmers Conference
Aidan Brennan reports from the Positive Farmers Conference in Cork, where multi-species swards were being discussed.
11 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Meet the finalists in the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition
Aidan Brennan profiles five more contestants in the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition from across Ireland.
Meet the finalists of the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition
Aidan Brennan profiles the first two finalists of the Grassland Farmer of the Year awards for 2022.
4 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Dairy management: Grass seed supply and 2022 accounts
Aidan Brennan advises those looking for grass and clover seeds to secure supplies early, as some seed varieties are likely to be scarce.
4 January 2023 Management
My Farming Week: Laura Hannon, Derrypatrick, Drumree, Co Meath
After completing a degree in nursing and working in Beaumont Hospital for two years, in 2019, Laura decided to come home to farm full-time and is now in partnership with her dad.
4 January 2023 News
Top five farmer writer videos from 2022
Our contributors in Northern Ireland write articles and capture video footage from their farms. Here’s some highlights from 2022.
31 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: The most important five months of 2022 lie ahead
Input prices proved to be a major driver of change on Tommy Moyles' farm this year.
28 December 2022 Farmer Writes
Clover: where to now for Irish farmers?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the latest research and policy around white clover and asks what the next steps are?
28 December 2022 Grass & feeding
Expansion off the agenda for most dairy farms
David Wright reports on the results of the Irish Farmers Journal survey at the 2022 RUAS Winter Fair.
21 December 2022 Northern Ireland
What’s the cost of compliance with the nitrates directive?
The upcoming Irish Grassland Association dairy conference is going to address some of the costs involved in complying with new environmental rules.
21 December 2022 Grass & feeding
'High costs a huge concern for beef sector' – Teagasc beef conference
Adam Woods reports from the Teagasc national beef conference held in Balinasloe this week.
14 December 2022 Grass & feeding