Weather woes on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest report from the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep farm.
20 March 2023 News
Getting soil pH right can result in the release of 80kg N/ha - Teagasc
Teagasc experts discussed the different ways farmers can cut their artificial fertiliser prices this year at the Farming for Soil Health event at Johnstown Castle.
14 March 2023 Management
Keeping on top of hygiene in calving pens
As spring calving activity ramps up, keeping on top of hygiene in pens is important.
Top five tips on reducing disease pressure in calving and lambing pens
With mid-season lambing and calving well under way, here are some key tips to follow to reduce the disease pressure in housing.
14 March 2023 Buildings
Creating the correct environment to optimise calf performance and health
The environment that the calf is placed in has as much an impact as the feed that goes into it from a weight gain and health perspective.
8 March 2023 Management
Top tips for working through ice and snow
Weather forecasts predict ice and snow later this week, so take steps to keep the farm operational during the cold snap.
7 March 2023 Management
Thrive: feeding calves during a colder weather
Declan Marren looks at some simple tips to minimise the impact cold weather on calf performance in the rearing shed.
4 March 2023 Grass & feeding
Top tips for healthy suckler calves
Adam Woods takes a look at how farmers can keep suckler calves healthy this spring
1 March 2023 Breeding & health
Calf rearing series week two: preparing for calf arrival
Before a calf is purchased for your farm this spring, there is a huge amount of work to do to prepare for calf arrival. Declan Marren reports
22 February 2023 Grass & feeding
Tight fodder supplies boost sales
There has been an increase in the volumes of silage being traded in NI but demand for straw remains extremely low.
15 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Top tips on taking care of the newborn calf
Michelle McGrath of Animal Health Ireland takes a look at best practice when it comes to looking after calves this spring.
8 February 2023 Young stock
Farmer Writes: a man of straw
It seems there’s poor organisation in straw deliveries, and farmers are often left with bales carried over until the following year.
1 February 2023 Farmer Writes