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‘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,...

‘Every mart in Ireland could have closed forever’– mart manager (56)

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, That’s Farming profiles Tom Coleman, a farmer, former restaurant/franchise owner, and manager at Baltinglass Livestock Mart. 56-year-old Tom...

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,...

‘I don’t think I would survive contracting if I wasn’t able to do mechanical work’

As part of this week’s Contractor of the Week segment, That’s Farming speaks to Ted O’ Leary, from Ted O’ Leary Agricultural Contracting, about...

Calf exporters ‘less active’ than this time last year – Candler

Kilkenny Mart – Calf Prices – Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 Some 400 calves were on offer at Kilkenny Mart on Tuesday, February 23rd, according...

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...

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...

‘More than half of my animals will grade Es’

As part of this week’s Suckler Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Liam Fitzgerald about his Alamira Parthenaise herd, exporting animal overseas and ET work....

‘It takes nearly 3 years to get back your money from buying calves’

As part of this week’s beef segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Mervyn Williams about his venture from a 25-cow suckler herd to a 25-strong...

New dairy breeding guidelines

The guidelines focus on improving the quality of calves coming from the dairy herd. New breeding guidelines, focused on improving the genetic merit of all...

Organic dairying – everything you need to know before you take the leap

Organic dairying is a relatively small but growing sector within the dairy industry in Ireland, writes Dan Clavin, Teagasc organic specialist. Latest figures from DAFM show...

Swapping nursing for farming a 120-cow dairy herd

Drumderg Farm’s expansion journey has allowed Margaret Little to take an alternative pathway, swapping full-time nursing for life as a full-time farmer. She farms in...
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