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Beef
Teagasc beef conference: is finishing at 19 months realistic?
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from the Teagasc national beef conference held in Ballinasloe this week.
28 November 2023 Management
Five tips to prepare the farm for a cold snap
Temperatures are set to plummet this weekend, so follow our top tips to keep things operational during freezing conditions.
24 November 2023 Farm machinery
Bergmann celebrates 60 years of manufacturing forage wagons
Manufacturing farm machinery for 125 years, Bergmann is this year celebrating its 60th year developing and manufacturing forage wagons.
Teagasc dairy beef trial sees 249kg carcase weight at 19 months
Adam Woods reports from the Teagasc national beef conference held in Ballinasloe this week.
23 November 2023 Grass & feeding
Samasz Z2-960 twin rotor rake
One of the many innovations on the Samasz stand at Agritechnica was the new Z2-960 centre delivery twin-rotor rake.
22 November 2023 Farm machinery
Home Farm: Counting the costs
When the final tax returns were done, the cash paid over reflected the profitability of the year.
22 November 2023 Viewpoints
Silly season in November
Local feed and seed merchant Liffey Mills are claiming it's their grass seed that's the secret ingredient in making five cuts of silage.
22 November 2023 News
Five tips for managing the silage pit
When it comes to keeping a clean face on the silage clamp, outlined are some tips to managing the pit this winter.
11 November 2023 Management
Early housing stokes fodder supply fears
Fodder supply concerns have been exacerbated by the shortage of straw and the high price of the stocks that are available.
8 November 2023 News
Draynes Farm: 80 years selling liquid milk
The Drayne family hosted a visit for members of the Ulster Grassland Society on Tuesday.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Quality silage key to reducing concentrate bill in Leitrim
Grass silage makes up the bulk of winter animal feed so making better quality silage will have a knock-on effect on reducing winter feed costs.
Home Farm: focus on cattle this week
Cattle on dry silage and a high concentrate diet in the final stages of finishing, drink a lot of water and it needs to be clean.
8 November 2023 Viewpoints