Northern Ireland
Weather woes spark demand for silage
Kieran Mailey
Demand for silage is quickly rising as fodder shortages on livestock farms intensify
3 April 2024 Contracting
Weycor AR680 the Kerry contractors choice
North Co Kerry contractor, Gerard Collins Agri made the switch to a new Weycor AR 680 wheel loader in 2022, a brand unknown to many in Ireland, Gary Abbott finds out how it is performing.
Mycotoxins linked to failures in the bulk tank
A high level of mycotoxins in some second cut silage has had a costly impact, writes Jessica Pollock.
County council farmyard inspections: what to expect
Caitríona Morrissey spoke to agricultural scientist Gillian Delehanty about what county council inspectors will look for when it comes to water quality issues on farms.
Farmer Writes: cows coming fit for sale
My cows are well-fed and well-fleshed, so I’m leaning towards killing them, but every time I think I have my mind made up, something arises to cast a little doubt, writes James Strain.
24 January 2024 Farmer Writes
Fending off the big freeze
Adam Woods takes a look at some tips and advice to keep your farm running through the current cold snap of weather the country is experiencing.
10 January 2024 Management
Five tips to complete a mid-winter fodder budget
The end of the year is a good time to check fodder reserves using the outlined steps.
27 December 2023 Management
Farm Tech Talk: scheme payments and empty silage pits
On this week's episode, the latest update on the ICBF's star rating changes, scheme payments and silage pits all feature.
15 December 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