Watch: ultra-compact Kramer punches well above its weight
Gary Abbott
Packing serious capabilities for its size, Gary Abbott recently got to spend time with Kramer’s smallest side-boom telehandler, the KT144 to see how it performed on a mixed dairy and poultry farm.
27 December 2023 Farmer Writes
Winter feeding complicated by variable silage quality
John Egerton has lots of silage in store from 2023, but quality is an issue.
19 December 2023 Management
Five tips to get a break over Christmas
Taking a break for a couple of days over Christmas is a must for every farmer. The farm will still be there waiting for you after the holidays.
Camera at the Mart: bumper trade at Kanturk's biggest ever fatstock sale
An excellent turnout of stock from local exhibitors resulted in Kanturk Mart having its largest ever Christmas fatstock show and sale and prices were there to match.
29 November 2023 Markets
Keeping condition on ewes this winter
The body condition of ewes is under the radar with inclement weather presenting continual challenges, grass supplies diminishing rapidly and utilisation at a low level.
29 November 2023 Grass & feeding
Five tips to prepare the farm for a cold snap
Temperatures are set to plummet this weekend, so follow our top tips to keep things operational during freezing conditions.
28 November 2023 Management
Management: weighing store cattle after housing
As cattle settled into the winter feeding routine, weighing animals will give a good baseline for performance over the winter period.
14 November 2023 Management
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
Planning for winter in Portarlington
Adam Woods reports from a Teagasc/AHI organised farm walk on the farm of John Dunne, Portarlington, Co Offaly that took place last week.
1 November 2023 Breeding & health
Ration prices continue to fall
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Irish Farmers Journal meal price survey results.
25 October 2023 News
Home Farm: Progress stops - flooded land and holes in silage
We were making good progress in getting back to normal until last week.
25 October 2023 Viewpoints
Front loading meal to stores during winter
Where store cattle are housed for winter, front loading meal is worth considering for some cattle groups.
24 October 2023 Management