A better year for the Teagasc forage crops trial
Darren Carty
The five-year study in Mellows Campus Athenry is investigating different systems of finishing store lambs including forage crops, grazed grass and intensive finishing indoors.
31 May 2021 Buildings
Claiming VAT on eligible agricultural expenditure
Farmers who are not registered for value-added tax can reclaim VAT paid on farm buildings and structures, land reclamation and qualifying equipment.
8 March 2021 Crops
Over 30,000ha and expanding in Western Australia
The Fowler farm at Chilwell was a very impressive operation, which was well run by very nice people as an integrated multi-enterprise business.
Understanding the standard VAT rate reduction
From 1 September 2020 to 28 February 2021, the standard Irish rate of VAT will be reduced from 23% to 21%.
2 September 2020 Buildings
PTO crusher helps Antrim-based contractor add to his business
Gary Abbott spoke to a Co Antrim-based agri-plant hire contractor about how a Herbst Agri-Crusher has helped diversify the business.
15 April 2020 Contracting
Fendt Vario 724 fits the bill for Wexford tree care contractor
Gary Abbott made the journey to Rathnure Co Wexford to meet father and son team, Davy and Noel O’Connor who operate a hedge cutting and tree care business.
8 January 2020 Contracting
Call for information on Donegal land reclamation
Around 3,000 acres of land was reclaimed in Co Donegal but there is little existing documentation of the feat.
27 August 2019 News
Roscommon redstart lamb finishing challenge
Niall Byrne who farms in Cam is in his fourth year of successfully growing redstart to finish lambs
19 September 2018 Grass & feeding
Minding historical monuments on the farm
Historical features and monuments on farms should be respected and protected for future generations to enjoy.
18 July 2018 Schemes
Land reclamation - one year on
Following one year’s work, this farm is completely transformed, writes Peter Varley.
23 August 2017 Scotland
Watch: Donegal farmer reclaims moorland for grazing
A Co Donegal farmer has left his imprint on the land for generations to come, writes Peter Varley.
21 June 2017 Grass & feeding
Planning permission should not be required for fencing - INHFA
The burden of bureaucracy is unduly hitting hill farmers, according to the INHFA.
16 November 2016 News