Strong positive correlation between pasture utilised and profit margin
Declan Collins
Focusing on cost control and increasing grass utilization on dairy farms are the key drivers to profit margin per ha.
29 November 2023 Breeding & health
Teagasc beef conference: is finishing at 19 months realistic?
Adam Woods reports from the Teagasc national beef conference held in Ballinasloe this week.
23 November 2023 Grass & feeding
Teagasc dairy beef trial sees 249kg carcase weight at 19 months
Adam Woods reports from the Teagasc national beef conference held in Ballinasloe this week.
Beef Management: weanling performance and SCEP payments
This week's beef management notes takes a look at weanling performance and making sure you get your SCEP payment on time in December.
8 November 2023 Management
Quality silage key to reducing concentrate bill in Leitrim
Grass silage makes up the bulk of winter animal feed so making better quality silage will have a knock-on effect on reducing winter feed costs.
Planning for winter in Portarlington
Adam Woods reports from a Teagasc/AHI organised farm walk on the farm of John Dunne, Portarlington, Co Offaly that took place last week.
1 November 2023 Breeding & health
Concentrates storage: keeping up with TAMS specs for meal bins
TAMS III aid will cover the popular meal bins seen on many farms, provided certain specifications are met. Martin Merrick outlines how to keep within spec for your purchase.
30 October 2023 Winter Feed
More reductions in meal prices needed
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s special on concentrate feeding and the results from this week’s Irish Farmers Journal ration price survey
25 October 2023 Winter Feed
Dairy beef with a difference in Cork
Adam Woods visits Pat Collins' farm just outside Castlemartyr in Co Cork to check out his dairy calf-to-beef system and how it runs alongside his finishing operation.
11 October 2023 Breeding & health
Tirlán offers €50/t meal discount to milk suppliers
The offer is available to eligible milk suppliers above 70% of October and November's volumes bought.
9 October 2023 News
Creating the correct ration: the key ingredients
Martin Merrick looks at some of the most common ingredients and the role they play in a ration.
8 October 2023 Feed
Utilising the Teagasc store lamb finishing calculator
The calculator can be successfully used in helping to make decisions about purchasing lambs and can also be used to complete a finishing budget for lambs remaining on farm.
7 October 2023 Winter Feed