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Farmer Writes: a decade of change
Tommy Moyles
A trawl through the diaries highlighted the changes experienced on Tommy Moyles' farm.
15 June 2022 Business Sense
Pole Pals
Beginning as a transition year mini-company, Pole Pals looks like it will continue in business beyond the school year.
15 June 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: savage trade continues in Skibbereen
There was serious appetite for forward cows at Skibbereen Mart's cattle sale last Friday.
Farmer writes: Compromised reached for in-herd dilemma
With culling decisions becoming more difficult, Tommy Moyles is taking a different approach this year.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Camera at the Mart: mighty trade for heavy lambs in Kenmare
Factory and heavy lambs were in great demand in Kenmare Mart on Monday evening with lambs over 40kg performing best.
8 June 2022 Markets
Way Out West: branching out because of BEAM
The BEAM scheme was the catalyst for one young west Cork farmer to branch out and make a start at farming on his own.
8 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Farmer Writes: breeding, baling and looking to the future
Breeding is well underway on Tommy Moyles' farm and progress is being made on getting the silage in.
1 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Camera at the Mart: trade toppers exceed €4/kg at Gortatlea
In excess of €4/kg was paid out for the top end of weanlings at Gortatlea Mart's E and U grade weanling bull sale on Wednesday evening last.
25 May 2022 Markets
In pictures: bulls top €4/kg at Gortatlea sale
Trade was on fire for E and U grade weanling bulls at Gortatlea Mart in Co Kerry at Wednesday evening's weanling sale.
19 May 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: forward cattle to the fore in Kanturk
Competition between ringside and online buyers resulted in strong demand for forward cattle at Kanturk Mart's weekly sale.
18 May 2022 Markets
Farmer Writes: 30% of the fodder target in the yard
After passing the halfway point in the open season for spreading fertiliser, I’ve never spread so little, writes Tommy Moyles.
18 May 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: twins with a twist and a strange incident in the night
Taking part in the latest rollout of the DNA registration pilot programme lead to an unexpected twin twist on Tommy Moyles’ farm.
4 May 2022 Farmer Writes