LATEST ARTICLES
Dairy
Camera at the Mart: milkers top €2,400 in Ballybay
Niamh Gunn
Niamh Gunn reports from Ballybay Mart for its weekly dairy sale of cows, heifers and calves.
Captain leads April genomic rankings
Genosource Captain has moved back to the top of the Holstein UK young genomic bull list for April.
15 March 2022 Farmer Writes
Culling plans in a frustrating spring
Despite the mixed weather, Ballymoney dairy farmer Robert McConaghy has been getting on with spring work.
Watch: milking 9,500 cows on a Dubai desert dairy farm
A Dubai dairy farm is achieving annual milk yields of 11,500l through a system based on solely imported feed and 24/7 milking. Barry Murphy and Anne O'Donoghue report.
12 March 2022 News
Farmers protecting the nation’s carbon
Highlights from the annual conference of the Ulster Grassland Society.
2 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Under pressure to get milking done
With cows approaching peak milk yield, Co Antrim dairy farmer Robert McConaghy has been spending more time in the parlour
16 February 2022 Farmer Writes
Making the move from sucklers to milk
Father-and-son team, Ian and Michael Smyth, are now in their third year milking cows having switched from sucklers.
29 December 2021 Management
My Farming Week: Andrew Doyle, Lickeen, Roundwood, Co Wicklow
Andrew Doyle, son of former Minister of State for Agriculture, is farm manager on a 400-cow farm in Co Meath.
29 December 2021 News
Carlisle black & white sale sees top of 20,000gns
Sale topper for the second year running descended from KHW Regiment Apple Red.
20 December 2021 Pedigree
Showcasing the best of breed at the RUAS Winter Fair
Pedigree Holstein breeders Philip and Linda Jones from Gorey, Co Wexford, have been exhibiting the cream of their herd at the Winter Fair for past 15 years as Kieran Mailey reports.
1 December 2021 Pedigree
Upbeat message for NI farmers on climate
Buckinghamshire dairy farmer Neil Dyson spoke about cutting greenhouse gas emissions during a CAFRE webinar on Tuesday evening.
10 November 2021 News
Farmer Writes: risk adverse approach to dairy breeding
Ballymoney dairy farmer Robert McConaghy explains why he is only using proven AI bulls this winter.
3 November 2021 Farmer Writes