Monday, April 19, 2021
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Nicole O'Malley

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The biology of chewing the cud

This week, That’s Farming looks at the biology of ‘chewing the cud’ and outlines the importance of this process in feed conversion. ‘Chewing the cud’...

‘That is just the nature of the job’ – 600-ewe farmer

As part of this week’s sheep farming in Ireland segment, That’s Farming speaks to Joe Scahill, a 600-ewe farmer, sheep-shearer and mobile dipping service-provider...

Straw VS slats VS rubber mats for beef

This week, That’s Farming looks at a trial study comparing beef animals’ live weight gain when housed on rubber mats VS concrete flooring. Predominantly...

‘Over 600-acres are under the plough’ – Tipperary tillage farmer

As part of this week’s tillage farming segment, That’s Farming speaks to Richard Thomson Moore - a dynamic min-till producer and owner of Barne...

Dairy farming in Kenya: Producing 7 to 9 litres per cow per day

As part of this week’s dairy segment, That’s Farming speaks to James Kimiri Mwarania, a Kenyan sales representative and children’s home volunteer, who provides...

‘Less is more, is my motto’ – downsizing from 70 to 17 organic dairy cows

As part of this week’s Dairy Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Kate Carmody, a dairy and hemp farmer and organic cheese-producer. Hailing from a large...

‘Start small and scale up’ – Tipperary apple farmer

As part of this week’s Farmer Focus, That’s Farming speaks to Con Traas, owner of The Apple Farm, producers of award-winning juices, strawberries, cherries...

‘My sisters and I were brought up equally, in terms of work on the farm’

As part of this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming speaks to Áine McColgan on how farming has influenced her life, educational choices,...

From Kenya to Sligo: ‘I have no regrets about deer farming’

This week, That’s Farming speaks to Lindy O’Hara, of Coopershill Estate, Co. Sligo about deer farming in Ireland.  What do the west of Ireland and...

5 ways to increase biodiversity on your farm

This week, That’s Farming looks at 5 ways to increase biodiversity on your farm, benefitting soil structure, soil fertility and grass growth. The EU aims to...

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