Dairy Management: late calving cows, flexible milking and protected urea
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan looks at the merits of milking just 13 times in the week, and examines the impact of once a day milking from now on.
3 July 2024 Management
Back to basics at BEEF 2024
Adam Woods reports from last week’s national Teagasc beef event in Grange.
Price increases imminent for nitrogen fertiliser
Reports indicate nitrogen fertiliser prices look set to rise before the start of July.
My Farming Week: Michael Gordon, Crossmolina, Co Mayo
Michael Gordon farms alongside his wife Ita and four children Emily, Kevin, Ciara and Aoife near Crossmolina, Co Mayo.
12 June 2024 News
Grass+ dairy: growth rates feeling the pinch
Thomas Condon highlights how cooler weather conditions have caused growth rates to dip below that of demand on a lot of farms around the country, and what to do in this scenario.
12 June 2024 Grass & feeding
Hitting €1,700 for weanlings in Ballinrobe
Adam Woods previews next week’s Irish Grassland Association beef event taking place just outside Ballinrobe in Co Mayo on Tuesday 11 June.
5 June 2024 Management
Price cuts of £20/t for nitrogen fertiliser
There has been marked cuts to fertiliser prices in NI with cuts of £20/t applied to CAN.
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Fertiliser sales back 7%
Sales of protected urea increased by over 35% from 1 October 2023 to 31 March 2024.
29 May 2024 News
The Grass Week: keeping quality in grazing ground and fertilising second cuts
We are approaching the time of the year for grasses to head out, so it is also when grass quality can go downhill in grazing and silage swards.
25 May 2024 Grass & feeding
Increase in low emissions spreading helps reduce ammonia - EPA
Good farm practices are beginning to have a positive impact on emissions, the EPA has said.
10 May 2024 News
Fertiliser prices ease as sales increase
Fertiliser prices have seen significant discounts being applied, helping to boost sales going into April
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Sustainability schemes adding 0.5c/l to 1c/l on to milk price
Aidan Brennan looks at the various sustainability schemes in operation by dairy co-ops and milk processors.
3 April 2024 News