'No matter what the decision it's going to affect our bottom line'
Rachel Donovan
Rachel Donovan spoke to some of the farmers affected by the cut to the derogation at the IFA protest outside in Limerick last week.
13 September 2023 News
Obvious for dairy farmers to reduce drystock to retain cows – Tirlán CEO
About 30% of Tirlán suppliers are operating between the 250kg of organic nitrogen per hectare (N/ha) and 220kg level.
13 September 2023 Grass & feeding
Growth holds firm although weekend weather may challenge graze outs
Soil temperatures are allowing high growth to remain, though grazing may become a challenge as wet weather is set to return.
The Grass Week: May-like growth rates in September
Despite the late stage in the year, grass growth figures are defying the odds, with growth more akin to May levels.
9 September 2023 Grass & feeding
Solid growth and grazing conditions persist
With the warm, settled period grazing conditions have improved and growth has remained well above normal.
6 September 2023 Grass & feeding
The Grass Week: steady growth conditions - unsteady field conditions
While growth has remained nearly the same for the last six weeks, the weather and grazing conditions have been much more unsettled.
12 August 2023 Grass & feeding
Father-son drystock duo puts focus on efficiency in Roscommon
William J and James Fitzmaurice hosted a Kepak farm walk on their beef and sheep operation outside Athleague, Co Roscommon, on Thursday.
31 July 2023 News
Teagasc fodder survey finds farmers 'on target'
Teagasc survey shows fodder stocks at good levels, but quality will be difficult to maintain in current weather.
19 July 2023 News
Autumn reseeding, genotyping and looking at winter feed options
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at autumn reseeding and more.
19 July 2023 Management
15% of farms have a fodder deficit - Teagasc
There was no clear pattern of scale, location or enterprise to characterise farms with significant feed deficits, Teagasc said.
19 July 2023 News
Listen: farming the Farney way in Ballybay
Adam Woods reports from Teagasc organic farm walk held on Mark Duffy’s farm just outside Ballybay in Co Monaghan.
12 July 2023 Breeding & health
Comiskey steps out of IFA election, calls for better communication
While encouraged by fellow IFA members, association sheep chair Kevin Comiskey will not contest the presidency this time.
6 July 2023 News