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Machinery
Installing a manual guidance system – what’s involved?
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott caught up with Topcon specialists, Wel-Tech Agri and Plant to follow the installation process of a manual guidance system to a non-guidance ready tractor.
27 December 2023 TAMS
Time to press the reset button on TAMS
As good a scheme as it has been in the past, TAMS III has failed in a lot of ways to deliver to farmers.
27 December 2023 Sheep handling
On trial: Clipex sheep crate impresses Westmeath store lamb finisher
Frankie Boyhan took trial of a Clipex Contractor sheep crate, with the Westmeath farmer highly impressed by the technology and labour saving.
In pictures: Dairy kit at the Winter Fair
The latest dairy kit was on show at the RUAS Winter Fair and this week, we feature some of items catching the eye.
20 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Top five labour-saving tips over Christmas period
With the festive season upcoming, it's worth taking the time now to organise and plan to reduce the hours spent in the yard over the Christmas period where possible.
12 December 2023 Management
Dairy Day: what was said on costs and nitrates
As the dust settles on Dairy Day 2023, Aidan Brennan highlights some of the key issues raised in some of the talks.
29 November 2023 News
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
On the right track with Wopa hoof crate
Martin Merrick takes a look at a tracked hoof crate that hoof trimmer Michael Bannon has been running for the past few months.
20 September 2023 Buildings
Farmer writes: Change is a healthy constant
A change in worming routine has cut the amount of work required on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co Cork.
23 August 2023 Farmer Writes