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Farmer’s Diary: ‘I had to make a tough call’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses weather, swayback, mineral supplementation and vaccinations.  Well, what a chilly Easter that was, folks! I...

How farmers can avail of grant aid to replace older slats

ICSA rural development chair, Tim Farrell, has urged farmers to consider applying for TAMS funding to replace older slats in cattle sheds. He said many...

‘There is no point in feeding an empty cow all winter to discover she is not in-calf in the spring’

Mary Ann Alexander, an agri-environment adviser at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), writes about preparing your yard and housing for the winter.

Running a 700-cow-calf ranch in North Dakota

20-year-old Mack Buckmier lives on a 700-cow-calf ranch in North Dakota in the USA. He breeds Red Poll cattle.

‘Restrict feeding a fatter cow leading up to calving will have little impact on calf size’

Noel McNeill, beef and sheep adviser at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) provides management tips for autumn-calving suckler herds.

Calf Investment Scheme payments begin

Payments have now commenced under the Calf Investment Scheme, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Dara Calleary, has confirmed.

Swapping an autumn-calving suckler herd for a dairy-calf-to-beef enterprise

Ivan McMullan's farm currently supports 40 spring-calving suckler cows with calves finished as beef and a flock of 250 ewes.”

PHOTOS: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power, size, shape and style’ set for Elphin Mart

The McAnenly family of Mableview Farm will host their annual in-calf heifer sale this Friday (October 9th) at Elphin Mart. The family run a herd...

Budget 2021: €5m dairy calf weighing scheme, BDGP and Sheep Welfare Scheme extended

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today (Tuesday, October 13th) announced details of his department’s 2021 Budget. The 2021 estimates...

Ryan asked about plans to encourage beef farmers to produce biofuels

Labour TD, Duncan Smith, has asked Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Eamon Ryan to outline his plans to encourage beef farmers...
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