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Nuffield Scholar: How can Irish farmers be encouraged to meet greenhouse gas emissions targets?

In the final of our Nuffield Scholar series, editor of That's Farming, Catherina Cunnane, speaks to Pat O’Meara. How long have you been involved in...

Benefits of feeding colostrum and transition milk

On dairy farms, heifer rearing is the second largest annual expense after concentrates, accounting for almost 20% of production costs/ That is according to Dr...

Keane Farm Life: ‘Pádraig loves grass, I love financials’

Maria & Padraig Keane are a young couple who have taken over the family farm at Ballywilliam, Kilcormac, Co. Offaly. Maria, an Askeaton, west Limerick...

New Nitrates Regulations 2021 – what you need to know

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) issued new nitrates regulations to farmers recently. The majority of these new rules came into effect...

Two sets of Fleckvieh triplet calves born on farms

Two sets of Fleckvieh triplet calves have been born on separate farms in Northern Ireland. David Johnston’s and Alan Boyles’ cows’ have defied the odds...

Fairfield Farm: 56-cow farmer guaranteed ‘fair price’ for milk by selling direct

In November 2013, Nicky Doyle began selling pasteurised non-homogenised whole cows’ milk from Fairfield Farm directly to consumers. He embarked on this journey to “guarantee...

VIDEO: 230-cow herd calving all-year-round on 4-robot farm

230-cow herd calving all-year-round on 4-robot farm

GEA’s rotary parlour milks 10,000 cows three times daily

GEA has installed a large milking rotary parlour on a 10,000-cow dairy farm in China. The company was commissioned to install its powerful milking carousel...

VIDEO: Milking 200 cows in 2 hours

The Sheep Game visits a farm milking 200 cows in 2 hours! See more videos by clicking here.

VIDEO: The Trusti Tuber makes tubing calves safer and easier

As part of this week's Farm Hacks, we profile the Trusti Tuber. New Zealand vet, Ursula Haywood, developed the award-winning Trusti Tuber after finding her...
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