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How to maximize grazed grass to produce milk

Grazing - grassland management - dairy farming - how to utilise grass - efficiency - grass-based farming

A suckler farming success story: AI, grassland management & data recording

PJ O'Connor - Grassland Agro - UCD PhD - Moorepark - Suckler farming

Balancing work and farming life

26-year-old Cathal Cassidy runs a 200-strong beef herd and 400-ewe flock with his father, Edward, while also working as a ruminant nutritionist with Alltech. The...

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 farmer lost 12 of the 40 ewes in one go with acute liver fluke damage’

It has undoubtedly been a good year for sheep farmers in this country, coming after two very difficult years, writes Glen Corbett, B&T Drystock...

‘I have always wanted to do veterinary medicine for as long as I can remember’

Nicole Bratton grew up on a sheep farm and is studying veterinary medicine at University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at Sutton Bonington campus.

Teagasc Virtual Sheep Week: Spotlight on grassland management

Each day this week, tune into the Teagasc Virtual Sheep Week for an insight into the latest research from Teagasc Athenry and the best technical advice and information available to sheep producers around Ireland.

Calls for ‘Kerrygold’ brand for Irish grass-fed suckler beef

Calls for ‘Kerrygold’ brand for Irish grass-fed suckler beef

PHOTOS: 50-acre roadside holding set up to return to dairying for sale

A circa 50.5-acre roadside holding with a two-storey farmhouse and outbuildings has been introduced to the market. Quinn Property is handling the sale of the...

‘I am well aware of the crucial role that the beef sector plays in the rural economy’

The fourth meeting of the Beef Taskforce which will take place in late-September by video conference, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, has confirmed.

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“AIB’s plans to cut 1,500 jobs must be postponed” Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice

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