Grass covers wilt as the southeast sizzles
Declan O'Brien
Grass growth in Wexford has collapsed to 33kg/ha/day, but the levels recorded in Mayo have held at 66kg/ha/day.
10 August 2022 Pedigree
Baby beef bests all in Bonniconlon
Rain failed to take away from the good spirits and quality of cattle on show at this year’s Bonniconlon Show.
10 August 2022 Management
Way Out West: Making the most of it in Mayo
Off-farm employment is nothing new in drystock enterprises, but north Mayo suckler farmer J.P Leonard has a few extra irons in the fire.
NI Jalex herd tops 50th anniversary Carlisle sale at 26,000gns
During three days of celebration of its 50th anniversary, the British Limousin Cattle Society held a special anniversary sale at Borderway Mart on Friday 29 July. Martin Merrick reports.
2 August 2022 Pedigree
Flushing corncrakes out of meadows in Mayo
Amy Forde speaks to contractor Shane McIntyre about the flushing bar he created for the Corncrake LIFE project.
6 July 2022 Feature
My Farming Week: Marie Moloney, Gort Fraoigh, Tuar Mhic Éadaigh, Co Mayo
Mayo sheep farmer Marie Moloney says she’s wanted to farm since she was a youngster.
29 June 2022 News
Kerry and Mayo do battle once again
With the All-Ireland football quarter-finals looming, one fixture stands out, writes Denis Hurley.
22 June 2022 Sport
Silage Series: time to assess fodder reserves and plan for second cut
After excellent first-cut silage crops, it is a case of keeping the shoulder to the wheel to ensure fodder reserves are met for the coming winter. Declan Marren reports.
22 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Small farm with modern house for sale in Mayo
The land is in one block, with good hedging boundaries around the fields. The house is in very good condition.
9 June 2022 News
42ac with house ruins for sale in Mayo
The farm is for sale in two lots, one of which has the derelict house plus a cattle shed. There are the ruins of a former house on the other lot.
8 June 2022 For Sale
IFA urges farmers to maximise second-cut silage
Connacht regional chair Pat Murphy said farmers in the west must prioritise the harvesting of additional fodder this summer.
8 June 2022 News
Disparity in numbers of permits to burn bushes and fines issued
There is a disparity between the numbers of green waste burning permits issued per farm in a number of counties, as well as the fines issued to farmers found to be in breach of the regulations.
25 May 2022 News