Dairy management: feed and water tips
Aidan Brennan
With a large grass deficit looming on many farms, most farmers have no choice but to go in with extra feed, writes Aidan Brennan.
10 August 2022 News
Boortmalt imposes €12/t energy charge on growers
With the malt harvest in full swing, yield and quality are excellent, but strict protein restrictions are an issue for growers.
8 August 2022 Management
Dairy management: preparing for the heatwave
Aidan Brennan outlines some steps dairy farmers should be taking in advance of the heatwave later this week.
Land use the 'sleeping giant' of carbon targets - IFA
The IFA held an online briefing session on sectoral emissions ceilings on Wednesday 3 August - Rachel Donovan has the details.
4 August 2022 News
Straw prices range from €13 to €22 per bale
There are huge differences in prices, demand and eagerness to chop straw across the country, while haulage is adding to costs.
27 July 2022 News
Fertiliser up as gas prices surge
With manufacturers pulling price lists, it suggests even greater increases are imminent.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Completing a finishing budget for store lambs
For farmers looking to purchase store lambs, carrying out a finishing budget is highly recommended.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: Climate changing and farms changing with it
The finger of blame for the changing climate is being firmly pointed at Irish farmers from so-called experts in our own country.
27 July 2022 Farmer Writes
BSE survey of old feed bins in Britain
Authorities in Britain want to find out how many farmers are still using feed bins and silos erected pre-1996
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Massey updates large square balers
Massey Ferguson has updated its five-model 2200 large square balers, benefiting from much of the technology seen on the Ultra HD model. Updates include new running gear and a higher capacity pickup.
27 July 2022 News
Devenish returns to profit despite lower sales
The Belfast-based animal feed company is back in profit after recording losses in the previous financial year.
20 July 2022 News
Coop Sweden sells methane-reduced beef
Low methane beef sold commercially in a pilot project in Sweden.
20 July 2022 News