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Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
19 April 2024 News
Lakeland Dairies to host major water quality event
Lakeland Dairies will host a major information and education event on the importance of protecting and enhancing water quality next month.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Seven months' fodder to beat a late spring
Farmers in the west are used to wet conditions and make sure they have fodder to hand, writes John Egerton
First real period of grazing commences for many
After a long and harsh spring, the settled period of weather may mean the return of stock to grass for many farms.
17 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Normality to grazing regime begins
With a more settled forecast on the horizon, it seems normality is beginning to return for grazing 2024.
17 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Self-propelled baler gaining popularity in the States
With a suckler and tillage enterprise alongside a machinery dealership, Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the Vanden Hoek family in South Dakota to find out about their self-propelled Vermeer baler
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Teagasc's clover and spring grazing week kicks off on Monday
Teagasc will launch its Grass10 clover and spring grazing management week next Monday, which will focus on spring grazing management, feed conservation and clover.
17 April 2024 News
Farmer Writes: the start of fertiliser season
James Strain hopes to be able to cut his red clover sometime in the first half of May.
15 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Watch: this week in photos - grass, milking, marts and farm walks
Our top photos from the week include farmers zero grazing a multi-species sward, spreading mushroom compost and milking cows. Our photographers also attended a Teagasc spring clover walk and marts.
14 April 2024 News
Farmer Writes: spring emerging into action
Karen McCabe remembers when the first slatted shed was built on her farm, and even though the previous generations were hardy, she reckons even they would be fed up of the weather by now.
10 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Beef management: Delayed turnout leads to housing issues
In this week's beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at coccidiosis.
10 April 2024 Management
Skipping grazing silage ground and splitting fertiliser applications
With it now being mid-April and ground conditions still poor, there is a small amount of optimism building around an improved forecast over the weekend.
10 April 2024 Grass & feeding