Sheep Management: mineral supplementation of ewes and sheep scab resistance
Darren Carty
There is no change in the mineral supplementation task in the sheep improvement scheme.
20 September 2023 Management
Dairy Management: weather woes and derogation changes
Heavy rain over the last week means that grazing conditions have deteriorated, writes Aidan Brennan.
20 September 2023 Management
Grazing conditions, SCEP and Beef Welfare scheme deadlines
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at grazing conditions and tips at housing along, with important upcoming deadlines in this year's suckler schemes.
Time running out on slurry spreading
The window for slurry spreading closes at the end of the month for farmers in the Republic of Ireland.
19 September 2023 Management
BVD tag scheme payment of €2/calf commences
The payment is being paid on a maximum of 25 calves (€50 maximum payment) born in the herd between 1 August 2022 and 31 July 2023.
18 September 2023 Schemes
Lower numbers of livestock at Ploughing 2023
Adam Woods previews this year’s livestock section at the National Ploughing Championships which takes place from Tuesday 19 September to Thursday 21 September in Ratheniska, Co Laois.
18 September 2023 Management
Nitrates: what happens next?
Last week was a tumultuous week for dairy farmers and the Government as the reality of the new nitrates rules hit home, writes Aidan Brennan.
18 September 2023 Management
Five tips for farm safety in autumn
When it comes to farm safety, there are certain jobs that pose greater risks than others. Outlined are five management jobs to keep safety in mind this autumn.
16 September 2023 Management
Politicians let farmers down as derogation drops
The failure of the Irish Government to adequately defend grass based farming in the face of an existential threat by the European Commission has left dairy farmers furious, writes Aidan Brennan.
13 September 2023 Management
Sheep Management: worm burdens, hill ram sales and breeding strategies
Producers need to be mindful of this stage of the year of a high risk of worm burdens and avail of faecal egg counts to determine the need to treat lambs.
13 September 2023 Management
Dairy Management: derogation, slurry exports and Dairy Day
Aidan Brennan discusses some of the issues with the changes to the derogation and the solutions.
13 September 2023 Management
Connacht Agri to unveil new products at Ploughing 2023
Adam Woods takes a look at what the Mayo company Connacht Agri will have on its stand at Ploughing 2023.
13 September 2023 Management