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VIDEO: Circular manure-handling system makes three types of fertiliser

Lely has launched a new shed system for separating mineral flows and converting emissions into value. The Lely Sphere separates manure and urine, converts nitrogen...

Wanted: Farmers looking to get their dairy stock contract-reared in 2021

An increasing number of dairy farmers are looking to engage with other farmers to rear their replacement heifers for them. Irish Farm Services specialises in...

What to consider when designing dairy buildings

There are four main factors when considering any cow house refurbishment or new build, according to Mark Scott, CAFRE senior dairying development adviser. Cubicle...

Growing dairy farmer goes from 60 cows to over 300

Henry Walsh is a farmer based in Oranmore, Co. Galway working alongside his wife, Patricia, and his son, Enda. Working with his family is...

19-year-old soaring to success on dairy show circuit

Rachel Corley may only be 19-years-old, but she has already competed in numerous cattle shows across the island of Ireland, the UK and Europe. A...

VIDEO: Wraps taken off ‘first fully autonomous’ zero-grazing machine

The “first” concept for the “fully autonomous” harvesting and feeding of fresh grass has been unveiled by a global producer of robotic milking and...

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...

Beef cow numbers fall by over 180,000

If we look at CSO data and compare the year 2000 with 2019, dairy cow numbers have increased by 328,000 or 28%, writes Liam...

How this autumn-calving dairy herd is improving milk produced from grass

The Kirkwood farm, Co. Down is predominantly an autumn-calving farm with 145 cows plus replacement stock on the 100% grassland farm. Calving started on the...

‘The devil will be in the detail’ of €45m Covid beef scheme – farm leader

ICSA president, Edmond Phelan, has reacted to today’s budget, which he said provokes “some questions”. He outlined that there is "clarity" around the continuation of...

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Gardaí detain tractor with tax 7 years out of date

A tractor was detained at a Covid-19 checkpoint in the midlands earlier on Saturday, October 24th. The agricultural vehicle was stopped by Meath Crime Prevention’s...

VIDEO: ‘Failure of online sales system has created havoc for sellers and buyers’

Government rules need to be tweaked to address the disruption in livestock sales, according to Timmy Dooley, senator for County Clare and Fianna Fáil...

VIDEO: ‘If you do not know how to use a computer, you cannot buy cattle’

Independent TD, Michael Healy Rae, has asked the government to permit buyers around sales rings in livestock marts under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions. He said...

Animal ban for farmers after 250 sheep put down

Two people from Gwynedd, Wales have been prosecuted and banned from owning, keeping, dealing, or transporting any farm animal. The individuals caused a flock of...