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Winter ration hasn't lifted milk yields and cows aren't milking very well this winter in Britain, writes Joe Collingborn.
By Joe Collingborn on 14 December 2017
Grazing comes to an end for 2017 but milking not finished yet writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 04 December 2017
The cheapest energy you can get is the energy you don't use. Thomas Hubert visits a dairy farmer who will save more than €1,750 each year thanks to a new vacuum pump system.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 December 2017
Farmers of the future need to protect themselves against volatility according to the director of strategy at Glanbia.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 28 November 2017
Emily Bristol started milking cows in her own right in September 2012. Not hailing from a farming background, she has expanded her herd from six cows at the beginning to 140.
By Farmers Journal on 16 November 2017
The Ulster Grassland Society’s autumn meeting took place on the farm of Alastair and George Forsythe in Co Antrim last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 02 November 2017
Sherry FitzGerald Hinchion offer for sale a significant block of ground at Umera, just outside Macroom town, for circa €810,000, writes Tommy Moyles.
By Tommy Moyles on 02 November 2017
Power outages affecting milking and drinking water supply have caused havoc on many farms, particularly in the dairy sector.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 October 2017
Feed intakes and body condition scores should be closely monitored in autumn calving herds. Peter McCann and Conail Keown report.
By Peter McCann on 11 October 2017
West Cork's Lorna Twomey is working on a dairy farm in New Zealand as part of her work experience, where cows are outdoors 365 days a year and a helicopter spreads fertiliser.
By Farmers Journal on 29 September 2017
Peter McCann reports from one of three on-farm dairy events organised by the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) last week.
By Peter McCann on 21 September 2017
Aurivo, IFAC and Teagasc held a labour workshop in Donegal last week. Roberta McDonald reports.
By Contributor on 21 September 2017
Attention to detail and cleanliness are high on the agenda on the Walsh family farm In Ballylooby, Co Tipperary.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 September 2017
An area of concern for many farming employers is the relentless search for members of staff, Lorrie Kyle writes
By on 14 September 2017
In the ancestral home of Henry Ford, Peter Thomas Keaveney saw how the people of west Cork marked the centenary of one of their own.
By Peter Keaveney on 12 September 2017
Agri jobs: dairy farm workers in high demand
The demand for dairy workers is to the fore, with a range of farms nationwide looking to hire.
By Alison Sinnott on 31 August 2017
There is a clear focus by the Suffolk society at this year’s Ploughing to show the power of the Suffolk cross ewe in a commercial setup.
By Shane Murphy on 14 September 2017
With many farmers planning to construct a new parlour in the coming years, the location of the parlour is vital.
By William Conlon on 02 September 2017
Dairylink participants are comparing silage requirements to what has been made so far this year. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 17 August 2017
Dairy Day 2017 - Solutions for a growing sector
The Irish Farmers Journal will host a National Dairy Day on 23 November 2017 in the Punchestown Event Centre, Co. Kildare.
By Farmers Journal on 18 October 2017
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