Sunday, February 28, 2021
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How this pedigree breeder began farming at the age of 40

In this week’s Suckler Focus, Darren Norman discusses his venture into farming from scratch, breeding pedigree Welsh Black and pedigree polled Charolais, and achieving...

PHOTOS: Online machinery clearance auction this evening

Michael Doyle Auctions is hosting an online machinery clearance auction, as instructed by the reps of the late Ned (Edward) Allen, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow,...

PHOTOS: Ag college dispersing 56-strong suckler herd

Salesian Agricultural College is hosting a dispersal sale of 25 in-calf suckler cows and 31 in-calf suckler heifers at Ennis Mart this Tuesday (February...

Quiz: How well do you know UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science?

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‘If consumer trends continue then the small butcher’s future is bright’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, Hugh P Murray of Newland Hereford, discusses his long-standing association with the breed and running a traditional...

‘I make about 5,000 bales a season at the height of it’

In this week’s Career Focus segment, Conall McGrath, discusses sheep farming, studying at UCD and his journey after graduation with Bridgeman Ecosystems Ltd. Although...

Quiz: Are you a Case fanatic?

Are you passionate about Case tractors? Take this week's quiz! Loading… Take more quizzes by clicking here.

Mart Quiz: Guess the prices these calves sold for

Pictures and prices from calf sale held by Cashel Mart on Friday, February 12th. Take this week's calf prices quiz! Loading… Take more of our quizzing...

‘In the valley where I come from, 1,000 cows are needed to break-even’

In 2014, Ryan Dennis’ parents were forced to sell their herd, and that is how writing about farming became his life’s work. The Western New...

Pictures: Farmer retiring after breeding Charolais for over 40 years

John Caslin, Elphin, Co. Roscommon will disperse his Creeve pedigree Charolais herd at Elphin Mart on Monday, February 15th, 2021. Three heifers and twelve cows...

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