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Young Stock Podcast: potatoes, cattle and Keenan with Gareth McAllister
Gary Abbott
On this week's Young Stock Podcast, Gary Abbott speaks to Gareth McAllister, a young Antrim man working as Northern Irish regional business manager with Keenan Alltech.
6 August 2022 Management
Five tips to creep grazing calves
Calves will be consuming a greater percentage of grass in their diet in late summer and allowing young stock to creep graze ahead of cows can improve performance. Outlined are tips to creep grazing.
1 August 2022 Podcast
Young Stock Podcast: dairy farming, the future and hurling with Marcus O’Halloran
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast, Amy Forde talks to young dairy and beef farmer and Agri Aware chair Marcus O'Halloran.
Young Stock Podcast: running a 1,000ac tillage farm and manufacturing firm
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast, Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Richard Kane, a young tillage farmer and machinery manufacturer in Co Down.
26 July 2022 Podcast
Young Stock Podcast: Sheep, shearing and Sligo with Karol Devaney
Karol Devaney chats to Anne O'Donoghue about re-learning to shear on his right hand, starting his own clothing business and living on the side of Benbulben.
18 July 2022 News
Suffolk supreme honours head to Cork
This year's Irish Suffolk Sheep Society national championships took place at Charleville Show in Co Cork.
18 July 2022 Pedigree
Contract heifer rearing- a win/win for both parties?
Originally created as a way for dairy farmers to simplify their system and reduce labour requirements, contract rearing of heifers is now back in focus with pressure on nitrates and stocking rates.
13 July 2022 Buildings
Young Stock Podcast: hurling, milking and meeting with ministers
Macra president John Keane joins us on the Irish Farmers Journal Young Stock Podcast this week.
11 July 2022 News
Anyone know of any crop walkers?
The Dealer has heard once again that agronomist jobs are hard to fill at present, with a lack of students interested in tillage coming out of the colleges.
6 July 2022 Dealer
Young Stock Podcast: young farmer behind politics
Listen into the Irish Farmers Journal's new Young Stock Podcast, brought to you by young people for young people and supported by Macra.
4 July 2022 News
Keeping dairy beef calves healthy at grass
A healthy calf is key to hitting growth targets over the first grazing season in dairy-beef systems.
Export demand underpinning traditional calf prices
Calf prices are steady if not spectacular, with exporter demand for Angus calves in evidence as Friesian bull calf numbers decline.
27 April 2022 Markets