Farmer Writes: breeding season progressing
Tommy Moyles
Breeding season is getting under way for the cows on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, but there's no line drawn through calving yet.
19 May 2024 News
SCEP training course: tips on how to access and complete
With applicants receiving their training pin code in recent days, this questions-and-answers format covers some timely advice in an easy-to-follow manner.
15 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: shortening the breeding season
As weather imprives, the yard has finally gone quiet and breeding is about to get underway on Tommy Moyles' farm.
Farmer Writes: powerful break from the rain
The suns long awaited appearance changed saw yard work dramatically reduced on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co Cork.
1 May 2024 Farmer Writes
My Farming Week: Dessie Howley, Bonniconlon, Co Mayo
Dessie Howley, Bonninconlon, Co Mayo, farms with his wife Sharon and three children in north Mayo. They had a few surprises over the recent calving season.
24 April 2024 News
Farmer Writes: adaption continues as rain eases
Adapting to the weather has been part of the daily routine on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co Cork, over the last month.
17 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: 12 months' rain in nine
The rain rolls on in west Cork as well as everywhere else in the country and Tommy Moyles has had to adapt his farm plans accordingly.
3 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: rain has to stop sometime
Difficult weather has meant that Tommy Moyles has had to adapt on-farm management on a weekly and sometimes even daily basis.
20 March 2024 Farmer Writes
The end of the road for small-scale suckling
John Moran believes older farmers are being forced out of sucklers by the complexity of support schemes.
21 February 2024 News
ICBF needs to own suckler mistakes
Change takes time or else farmers are forced to the cliff edge and they walk away from farming.
21 February 2024 Viewpoints
Plan to scrap IBR testing in €50/head beef scheme
Proposals for the new beef welfare scheme include meal feeding and vaccination protocols, which could include clostridial vaccination and pneumonia.
31 January 2024 News
Drinagh takes dairy-beef to another level.
A west Cork co-op including myostatin as a topic for a meeting wasn't in the Dealer's bingo card for 2024. Were they looking to take dairy beef breeding to another level wonders the Dealer?
24 January 2024 Dealer