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‘I have no doubt that one day I will be milking up to 150 cows, if not more’

As part of this week’s Student Focus series, That’s Farming speaks to Ciara Doody, who studies agricultural science and helps with the running of...

From a 10,000-acre station in New Zealand to a 550-cow herd in the west of Ireland

As part of this week’s Women in Ag series, That’s Farming speaks to Leyla Byrne, a UCD animal and crop production graduate with international...

20-year-old farmer beats cancer during Covid-19 pandemic

In this week's Women in Ag segment, Eimear Spain discusses her cancer battle, organic dairy farming and her studies at Kildalton Agricultural College.  In late...

‘Our ideal cow is one that is giving her body weight in milk solids’ – 160-cow farmer

In this week’s dairy segment, That’s Farming speaks to Edward Treanor about travelling and working overseas and the family farm’s dairy expansion journey with...

‘Talking to different farmers each day you will no doubt learn something new’

WIT graduate, Miriam Dineen, wears several hats as a dairy farmer and sales representative for an agri company. The 22-year-old hails from Cahirbarnagh, Rathmore, Co....

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...

Once-a-day milking – is it an option for you?

Teagasc will address the practice of once-a-day milking with a webinar on Thursday 14th January starting at 10.00 am. While currently practised on an estimated 200...

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...
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