Dempsey at Large: One spray instead of 12
Matt Dempsey
We badly need innovations in this space, without them we in Europe will slip further and further behind in our ability to produce crops competitively.
6 September 2023 Northern Ireland
New code allows for sheep shower clampdown
Newly published guidance on sheep dipping, gives authorities more ground to enforce rules on the proper use of dip.
30 August 2023 Breeding & health
Meath herd bets on Beefmaster breed to shake up Irish breeding
Adam Woods visited Hamwood stud in Dunboyne, Co. Meath who are embarking on a new adventure with the Beefmaster breed.
Investment in genetics gives quick return
Performance recording and genomics are allowing the rate of genetic gain in the UK sheep sector to speed up.
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Is your wormer working as it should?
To assess the extent of resistance to sheep wormers, farmers should follow best practice advice.
2 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Beef quotes slip as Bord Bia tracker gap widens
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for factory-finished animals.
24 July 2023 Markets
Study identifies new strategy to treat worms
David Wright reports on a parasite control event held on the Martin farm, Greyabbey.
28 June 2023 Northern Ireland
Minister advised to use scientific approach to combat antiparasitic resistance
With over half of worming interventions in sheep being ineffective, Veterinary Ireland urges the Minister to adopt proper scientific and farm-specific advice.
26 June 2023 News
Global response to antimicrobial resistance ‘insufficient’ - study
Scientists have ranked Ireland as one of the top 20 countries working to combat antimicrobial resistance.
10 June 2023 News