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‘If calves do not leave, farming is over here’ – Scallon on live exports

Seamus Scallon, Co. Wicklow, has been working in the livestock trade for the last fifty-years, exporting calves to the continent and selling calves nationwide. He...

Nitrogen skyrockets to €300/t – Carberry

ICSA tillage chair, Gavin Carberry, has described the speed at which the price of fertiliser has increased across Ireland over recent weeks as “staggering”. He...

A failure to graze enough in February will result in shortages in April

In this article, Michael Donoghue, B&T Dairy Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare, discusses the importance of grass, a spring grazing plan, and a fertiliser plan. Grazing...

Hoof trimming YouTuber helping ‘millions of cows’ worldwide

That’s Farming speaks to Aaron LaVoy, a hoof trimming expert, who has pioneered The Balance Method, and a YouTuber from the USA. Aaron LaVoy,...

A year without ag shows: Beidh Aonach Amárach returns to our screens

Beidh Aonach Amárach – which follows competitors going for glory at Ireland’s county shows and fair - will return to our screens later this...

Shortage of Green Cert course places

Fianna Fáil Senator Robbie is among those who have called for additional places to be introduced for the Green Certificate programme. To facilitate this, he...

All you need to know about cattle B&Bs

In this article, That’s Farming speaks to Martina Harrington, Teagasc cattle, specialist about cattle B&Bs, which are an arrangement between two farmers where one...

‘The cow may never be able to walk correctly again’

FRS' guide to hoof trimming dairy cattle.  Hoof care and lameness continue to be a challenge on dairy farms across Ireland. Ongoing prevention and treatments are...

New farm safety schools pilot launched

Agri Aware, AgriKids and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA), supported by FBD Trust, have teamed up to bring the Farm Safe Schools pilot programme...

Farming 40 dairy cows and 560-acres in Canada

In this week's dairy segment, That's Farming, speaks to Carter Cann, from Canada, about his unplanned venture into agriculture, following his father's accident and the family's...

Almost 60% of suckler farmers earned less than €10,000 last year – Teagasc

The average income on suckler farms in 2019 rose by 11%, bringing the figure to €9,188, according to the Teagasc National Farm Survey.

One-day event for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

The theme of ICBF's and Sheep Ireland’s upcoming genetics conference is “Breeding Solutions for today’s Challenges”.
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