Ciarán Lenehan called to Longford BETTER farmer Robert Abbott for a status update last week.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 20 February 2018
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at the weather, preventing milk fever and what to do with high grass covers.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 February 2018
Philip Creighton of Teagasc highlighted that feeding a ewe and two lambs on spring grass costs 20c/day to 25c/day, while feeding with concentrates can cost upwards of 85c/day.
By Darren Carty on 10 February 2018
Adam Woods takes a look at slurry issues, getting ready to spread fertiliser and keeping an eye on slaughtered cattle.
By Adam Woods on 01 February 2018
In this week's agri jobs: dairy continues to dominate demand for jobs, pig workers are required and one farm is looking for help with lambing.
By Amy Forde on 18 January 2018
A team of scientists from across the globe are working a new type of grass which can be digested more efficiently. Emily Smith reports.
By Contributor on 11 January 2018
Different slurry application methods mean different levels of slurry utilisation and loss of nitrogen to the atmosphere. Michael Collins reports on German research which shows the differences.
By Michael Collins on 04 January 2018
The Young Beef Farmer Sustainability Programme, supported by Dawn Meats, has reached the halfway mark and we asked some participants to reflect on their learnings so far.
By Contributor on 21 December 2017