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‘I was terrified of cattle up until I was 7 or 8-years-old’

In this week’s Women in Ag series, That’s Farming, speaks to Elaine Kennedy about her Bachelor of Science (honours) in agricultural science studies at...

VIDEO: Farming 35 cattle on 30-acres

Pete from Just a Few Acres Farm runs 35 head of grass-finished Dexter cattle on 30-acres of grassland. The herd comprises twelve cows, twelve calves,...

‘Reseeding is a considerable investment at €200-300/acre’

Niall Treanor, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare, has urged farmers to consider reseeding fields that have not performed as best that they could have. He...

Dairy farmer on ‘the frustrating thing about AgriNet HerdApp’

Gerard Lynch, a dairy farmer in County Cavan, offers a bureau service to help a farmer prepare for Bord Bia inspections. He uses AgriNet...

10 tips for drystock farmers: How to maximise profits

In this article, That’s Farming, speaks to Aisling Molloy, B & T Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Kanturk, who outlines ten tips drystock farmers can implement...

NI beef trade: Prices moving upwards

Northern Ireland beef prices April 2021: According to the Livestock and Meat Commission, the deadweight cattle quotes in Northern Ireland has “steadily improved” over the...

More slaughter-ready cattle to become available in NI later that year

The latest figures from APHIS indicate more slaughter-ready beef cattle are to become available in Northern Ireland as we move into the second quarter...

Factory agents remain active in marts for finished cattle

IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan Golden, has said attempts by factories to undermine the trade with lower beef prices are unjustified and are “meeting...

Beef trade: Factory agents ‘very active’ in marts but no price rise

An update on beef prices in March 2021 The IFA has urged farmers to reject lower quoted beef prices to maximise returns. Brendan Golden, IFA national...

Macra na Feirme: Presidential election candidates – what you need to know

Macra na Feirme’s 38th presidential election race is underway, with the organisation to select a new president on April 7th, 2021. Tipperary natives, Daniel Long...
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