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Buckle up for the son of the beast
With a nationwide snow-ice warning for Ireland, check out our top tips for farming in cold temperatures.
By Contributor on 18 March 2018
Agri jobs: farm managers and tractor drivers wanted
In this week’s agri jobs, we bring you the latest job opportunities that are out there at in the industry.
By Michael Keaveny on 15 March 2018
Agri jobs: dairy farm workers, pig farm workers and tractor drivers
In this week’s agri jobs, we bring you the latest job opportunities that are out there in the industry.
By Michael Keaveny on 08 March 2018
What to look out for if the power goes and you need to use a generator
With power outages likely, many farmers may have to turn to a generator to get cows milked.
By William Conlon on 02 March 2018
Listen: essential advice in the current difficult weather conditions
As blizzard conditions begin as a result of Storm Emma in parts of the country, the Irish Farmers Journal specialists provide advice and weather updates across the country.
By Amy Forde on 01 March 2018
Bill O'Keefe writes about the impending ba weather, how calving is going and grazing 2018.
By Bill O'Keeffe on 01 March 2018
Inside this week's Irish Farmers Journal
Tighter rules on cattle movement, Irish parents spend €250,000 on their children, and CJ Stander tells us why farming is the perfect training for rugby and life.
By Farmers Journal on 21 February 2018
Mobility scoring can be a useful tool to allow for the early identification of lameness issues in your herd. WIlliam Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 15 February 2018
Ben Maile is five years dairying in Tasmania, where he has found there’s far more opportunity to grow yourself in the industry and there's a positive attitude to young people.
By Contributor on 08 February 2018
Eamon Sheehan, a dairy farmer from Cuffesgrange, Co Kilkenny, reports from California where he visited Clauss Dairy Farms as part of his 2017 Nuffield scholarship
By Contributor on 08 February 2018
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at what you can do now to prepare for calving and how to wash your milking machine using chlorine-free detergents.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 January 2018
Staff recruitment should take place after inefficient farm systems and processes have been addressed. Peter McCann reports
By Peter McCann on 11 January 2018
Robots, big-data and computer programs all sound like buzz-words better suited to Silicon Valley in California. However, they are starting to make waves in the hills of Fife, writes Barry Cassidy.
By Barry Cassidy on 04 January 2018
Watch: our best dairy videos of 2017
This year, you watched the equivalent of 15 days of dairy videos on Here are some of the best clips that caught your eye – and ours.
By Farmers Journal on 21 December 2017
Kieran and Jim McDermott share their story of building a shed with the help of TAMS II.
By Peter Varley on 28 December 2017
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
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