Four steps for early turnout to grass
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan has some advice for dairy and beef farmers to try and get cattle out to grass in early spring.
24 January 2024 Calves
Teagasc 10 point action plan for dairy beef
Adam Woods reports from last week's launch of the stakeholder consultation process of the Teagasc ten-point action plan on dairy calf to beef systems in Ireland.
16 January 2024 News
Germinal to lead new €4m project on replacing chemical nitrogen
The project is funded by the UK government and aims to test and prove new pasture varieties on commercial farms that don’t require chemical nitrogen.
Agri jobs: dairy farm manager in Cork and calving assistant in Scotland
A dairy farm in Mallow is looking for a farm manager, while an Irish farming family in Scotland requires a calving assistant to help with their spring calving sucklers for three months.
13 January 2024 News
Spring calving position on new Galway-based dairy farm
There are a variety of dairy farms across the country looking for workers. Here are a selection of jobs we have compiled this week.
25 November 2023 News
Focusing on 2024 as the grass season bows out with heavy rain
Heavy rainfall over the weekend has ended the grazing season for the fortunate few that were still out at grass, as the attention turns to next spring.
15 November 2023 Grass & feeding
Limerick family takes top prize at 2023 NDC and Kerrygold quality milk awards
A total of seven category awards were also presented to families who recorded outstanding performance.
7 November 2023 News
Focusing on grass and genetics in Cavan
The Brennan farm at Kilcogy Upper in Cavan has undergone a big transformation in recent years.
1 November 2023 Milk quality
Masons representing Lee Strand
The Mason family from Co Kerry were previously shortlisted for the competition in 2017.
1 November 2023 Milk quality
Limerick family representing Kerry
Great grass and quality milk are the hallmarks of the MacNamara farm near Hospital in Co Limerick.
1 November 2023 Milk quality
Milk and chips a great combination
The Gordon family representing Aurivo Co-op has had an amazing route to dairy farming.
1 November 2023 Milk quality
Mid-season flocks should have first paddocks closed
Research carried out in Teagasc Athenry shows that mid-season flocks with a stocking rate of 10 to 12 ewes/ha should have 20% of the grazing area closed by mid-October.
25 October 2023 Grass & feeding