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Current moisture deficits are ‘ominous reminder’ of 2018

Current Soil Moisture Deficits are an ominous reminder of the summer of 2018.

What are the key areas to focus on in June?

CAFRE Dairy Advisor Christopher Breen offers his June 2020 management tips.

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.

Ag contractor seeking staff members posts humorous ad

An advert, placed on Donedeal.ie, by an agricultural contractor, who wishes to expand his team, has amassed close to 10,000 views.

COVID-19 allows 20-year-old contractor to grow business

Conor McKeown runs McKeown Agri alongside his grandfather, Pat, in Dromiskin, Co Louth

‘I can be found driving tractors, moving livestock or cleaning sheds’

Aoife Hennessy (22) grew up on a mixed farm, studied agricultural science at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and works for The Cooney Furlong Grain Company.

PHOTOS: Farming 1,200 beef cattle on 4,500-acres

Butch Wherritt, a fourth-generation farmer, farms 1,200 beef cattle on 4,500-acres in Western Oklahoma; he also runs a swathing business.

VIDEO: Diversity the key to success on Kildare native’s mixed farm

Trevor Harris run two farms, there is the home farm, 140-acres, which is cattle and sheep both organic and biodynamic certified.

24-month-old calving is the aim for suckler farmer running ‘tight ship’

Gareth Neely - suckler farmer - 24 month calving - farming in Northern Ireland

VIDEO: Lambing 400 ewes and farming 500-acres of tillage

Ned Morrissey farms a mixed sheep and tillage enterprise in Ballybrennock, Dunhill, Co. Waterford.

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