My Farming Week: Michael Gordon, Crossmolina, Co Mayo
Niamh Murphy
Michael Gordon farms alongside his wife Ita and four children Emily, Kevin, Ciara and Aoife near Crossmolina, Co Mayo.
10 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: from too much grass to not enough
This time last year I was making hay, but as my father used to say 'no two years are the same'.
5 June 2024 Buildings
Gorman slams planning ‘shackles’ on slurry stores
The IFA president is critical of the approvals process farmers must go through to get the green light to add more slurry storage.
New nutrient rules in early 2025, says Muir
The Nutrient Action Programme in NI is normally reviewed every four years
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
£10m for next stage of sustainable slurry project
The aim of the project is to identify potential ways to deal with the problem of excess nutrients coming from NI farms
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef management notes: controlling docks, under-16-month bulls and culling
In this weeks beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at controlling docks, finishing under-16-month bulls and culling hard in the suckler herd.
5 June 2024 Management
Fertiliser window for grazing and silage aftermath
With plenty of rain showers this week, there will be opportunities to get fertiliser on grazing swards and slurry on silage aftermath.
4 June 2024 Management
Farmer Writes: silage, slurry, AI and milk recording
It has been a busy few weeks on Padraig Callanan's farm, between silage, slurry, AI, milk recording and keeping on top of grass.
29 May 2024 Farmer Writes
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
Redrock Machinery enters partnership with Agquip
Redrock Machinery Ltd has confirmed that it has entered a strategic partnership with Agquip Ltd.
29 May 2024 News
Teagasc to lead 'Better Farming for Water' campaign
The new campaign will create eight new roles within Teagasc, including six water catchment co-ordinators, a water quality catchment research officer and a programme manager.
29 May 2024 News
Conforming to nitrates rules with slurry and soiled water
Martin Merrick outlines what farmers need to know amid updates and changes occurring to soiled water and slurry storage for 2024.
26 May 2024 Slurry