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Ad: Grass management the root of success on Cashel dairy farm
Edwin Thompson runs a dairy enterprise in partnership with his father John and wife Diane in Golden, Cashel, Co Tipperary.
By on 09 November 2017
Grass growth was 19kg DM/ha/day this week, though grazing is over for many.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 09 November 2017
Antrim dairy farmer Mark Blelock took the opportunity last week to get some bales made, but conditions were far from ideal.
By Mark Blelock on 09 November 2017
You think only the big dairy counties can grow grass? Well, think again.
By The Dealer on 02 November 2017
The first group of bullocks have left a healthy margin over buying price, but are yet to be replaced, writes Derek Robinson.
By Derek Robinson on 26 October 2017
Back to grass school at Linn’s Farm
Michael Kyle farms 1000 acres at Linn’s Farm near Dumfries in south west Scotland.
By Contributor on 10 October 2017
Where cattle have been housed due to poor grazing conditions, some farmers report heavy covers of grass have been building. We take a look at some options to utilising this grass.
By Kieran Mailey on 01 October 2017
This week's notes cover more information on the Sheep Welfare Scheme, dealing with low dry matter in grass, tagging and dispatch documents for store lambs and demos at this year's Ploughing.
By Darren Carty on 14 September 2017
Lower beef prices have made finishing cattle off grass less economical. Kieran Mailey outlines some steps to follow if you are planning to kill cattle off grass this autumn.
By Kieran Mailey on 09 September 2017
Suckler farmers should be taking steps to prevent grass tetany this autumn.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 September 2017
Average farm cover should be reaching its annual peak in the next fortnight.
By Daniel McPartlin on 31 August 2017
Daniel McPartlin takes a look at what's been happening on Tullamore Farm over the past week.
By Daniel McPartlin on 28 August 2017
Freshly calved autumn cows should get priority grazing on good-quality swards, as they have an increasing energy demand, writes Kieran Mailey.
By Kieran Mailey on 31 August 2017
It is not the type of system, but how it is managed that is key to success in dairy farming, writes Antrim dairy farmer Mark Blelock.
By Mark Blelock on 31 August 2017
Problem with too much grass – response to Mark Blelock article. Name and address with the editor.
By David Wright on 24 August 2017
Kieran Mailey looks at whether it is best to finish off grass or house forward stores.
By Kieran Mailey on 24 August 2017
Five things you didn't know about grass
How much do you know about grass? Do you know how many species there are in the world? Danielle Crowley reports.
By Farmers Journal on 11 August 2017
Grass growth has been good, but the focus is now on building grass for autumn grazing for BETTER Farm NI participants.
By Kieran Mailey on 03 August 2017
Many parts of the country can grow grass just as well as we can in Cork – or even better, believes Katherine O’Leary.
By Katherine O'Leary on 03 August 2017
Strong growth in recent weeks has led to an abundance of grass on the Blelock farm, creating a new set of problems.
By Mark Blelock on 27 July 2017
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