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Grass growth

The increase in grass growth over the last week has occurred at a critical time as the 100-cow herd returns to the Newford block for breeding.
By Darren Carty on 21 April 2018
Anthony Mulligan reports from Tullamore farm, where the tables have turned in terms of grass growth and grazing conditions.
By Contributor on 18 April 2018
Grass growth was 20kg DM/ha/day this week and this should rise again as the weather improves.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 19 April 2018
Grassland farmer of the year hosts open day
The event highlighted what could be achieved by farmers if they "had the basics correct" when it comes to grassland management.
By Michael Keaveny on 18 April 2018
A lift in air temperatures has boosted growth, but heavy rain earlier in the week has made land very wet.
By Aidan Brennan on 18 April 2018
With cattle still housed, the BETTER farmers are ensuring cattle health tasks are up to date.
By Kieran Mailey on 19 April 2018
While we will have still a buffer of silage to cope with normal demand, I hope we will not go short.
By Matt Dempsey on 12 April 2018
Overnight rainfall reaches 42mm
A recap of overnight rainfall after a pair of weather warnings were issued.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 17 April 2018
The second of three spring farm walks taking place on Dairylink Ireland farms was held in Co Down last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
Meath Farm Machinery open day and FTMTA Grass & Muck preparations under way.
By Contributor on 19 April 2018
Rainfall warning – up to 50mm predicted
Bad news for farmers as more rain is predicted for parts of the country.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 15 April 2018
The farm still has some way to go before being fully back on track but there have been more positive signs over the last week with grass growth recovering.
By Darren Carty on 14 April 2018
The Fertiliser Association has issued advice for farmers to help their farms recover from the fodder crisis.
By Contributor on 13 April 2018
Headford Mart moved to restrict farmer access to the lairage while the sale was on, with set viewing times before it began.
By Nathan Tuffy on 14 April 2018
The difficult spring is giving rise to a number of factors which are significantly increasing the risk of coccidiosis in young lambs.
By Darren Carty on 13 April 2018
The Fertiliser Association has issued advice for farmers to help their farms recover from the fodder crisis.
By Contributor on 13 April 2018
Eliminating VAT on contractor charges should be considered; Hogan delivers but transparency still required; data key to good beef and dairy breeding decisions.
By Justin McCarthy on 12 April 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: milk prices cut and mart bans
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Friday 13 April 2018.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 13 April 2018
Ciarán Lenehan takes stock of the grass situation to date in 2018 in terms of production.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 13 April 2018
The Irish Farmers Journal talks to Larry Hannon, who bought three bales of Glanbia's imported alfalfa, and Michael Ryan of Glanbia.
By Odile Evans on 12 April 2018
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