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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...

‘My Green Cert placement was my first time working on a farm’

In this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Claire Bolger, who is pursuing a career in agriculture, despite not being born...

‘The arrival of Balmoral stock on Irish soil was a far-fetched dream come true’

In this article, That’s Farming speak to renowned Highland cattle breeder, Michelle Shaughnessy, who outlines the step-by-step process of importing cattle into Ireland post-Brexit. On...

380 beef cattle and 300 dairy cattle: 18-year-old student’s love of the land

This week’s Women in Ag segment features Rachel Boyce, who hails from a mixed farm enterprise in Northern Ireland and a BSc Hons Food...

6,600gns Dazzler smashes three records at Dorset Diamonds Sale

Report from Dorset Diamonds Sale held on Saturday, March 27th, 2021. Downkillybegs Dazzler smashed records at NI Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset Sheep Breeders’ Club’s...

‘I won’t become a millionaire from sucklers’ – 38-cow farmer

In this week’s Suckler Focus segment, That’s Farming, talks to Amie Coonan about dairy-bred cows, compact calving (achieving a 7-week calving rate), nutrition and...

Farmer’s Diary: ‘I had to make a tough call’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses weather, swayback, mineral supplementation and vaccinations.  Well, what a chilly Easter that was, folks! I...

‘I am starting my farming journey rather late’ – 25-year-old

In this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Katie Shanahan, beef and sheep farmer, who explains how Covid-19 lockdowns have inspired...

‘Our biggest aspiration is to be able to farm as efficiently as possible

Ambition and balance are the keys to success for Linda Cliffe, a full-time dairy farmer in County Wicklow. She previously trained as a makeup artist...

‘The highlight of the farming calendar is lambing time’

In this week’s Student Focus segment, That’s Farming profiles Clare Mawhinney, a fifth-generation farmer who hails from a suckler and sheep farm and studies...
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