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Dairy management: preparing for a cold spell
Aidan Brennan
Temperatures are set to fall later this week, as the first proper frost of the winter sets in. Aidan Brennan has some advice for farmers to help them prepare.
29 November 2022 News
Sligo man named FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2022
A dairy farmer from Co Sligo was named the FBD Young Farmer of the Year at the prestigious awards ceremony on Tuesday night.
23 November 2022 News
My Farming Week: Harry Kehoe, Inch, Borris, Co Carlow
Harry, Ollie and Frankie Kehoe help out on their grandad's dairy farm in Co Carlow. The brothers help with milking and feeding the cows after they finish their homework.
IFJ Junior: ‘Don’t squeeze the udder too hard and you’ll be grand’
At the age of 11, Alan Fitzpatrick from Co Clare is already an able milker. He talks to Anne O’Donoghue about his favourite jobs and favourite time of year on the farm.
23 November 2022 Feature
Agri jobs: demand high for dairy workers in south
Co Cork in particular is seeing dairy farms on the lookout for managers and assistant managers.
18 November 2022 News
Farm generators: what are the options?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the options available for farmers thinking of purchasing an electricity generator.
My farming week: Seán Condon, Fanningstown, Crecora, Co Limerick
Seán Condon, who scooped the Farming for Nature public vote award, explains how he runs his 50-cow organic dairy farm.
16 November 2022 News
NEW Irish Dairy Farmer Magazine out now
The new Irish Dairy Farmer magazine is now subscription only
8 November 2022 World
Our favourite farming photos of the week
A sheep show, preparing for winter and dairy farming in Waterford all in this week's photos of the week.
30 October 2022 News
Agri jobs: manager needed for agri store
There is a range of roles open to employees this week, from sales to relief milking.
22 October 2022 News
Farmer Writes: heavy rain and problems with Tirlán
We’ve had a big problem with our new co-op, Tirlán, this month, with many milk statements sent to the wrong suppliers, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
19 October 2022 Farmer Writes
Bobcat skid steer makes cleaning sheds enjoyable for Laois organic farmer
The Young family in Laois made the move to a skid steer in 2020, which they say has transitioned farm work from being a pain to an enjoyable task. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
19 October 2022 Farm machinery