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‘More cows always equals more work, but not necessarily more profit’

Roy McLean left his career in computer programming in 2004 to run Sitalane Farm following his father’s retirement.

What are the key areas to focus on in June?

CAFRE Dairy Advisor Christopher Breen offers his June 2020 management tips.

Long Read: Farming 500-acres in Vermont, USA

Long Read: Farming 500-acres in Vermont, USA - The Richardson family has a Jersey herd and maple enterprise. They also manufacture split rail fence out of native white ash and white cedar woods.

UCD graduate milking 110 cows in Co. Tipperary

Michael Delaney - Nenagh - Tipperary - UCD - Australia - Canada

Part-time suckler farming can work with greater efficiency – Teagasc advisor

Part-time farming - suckler farming - Colm Kelly, Teagasc - suckler farm efficiency

VIDEO: Have you made a plan for your first-cut this summer?

Planning 1st cut silage - Teagasc - Alan Dillon - Fertiliser - slurry

FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

Running one of Ireland’s largest sheep farms spanning 1,700-acres

Situated at the gateway to the Connemara region, nestled at the foot of the Sheeffry Mountains with the towering Mweelrea as its backdrop, is...

Juggling motherhood, farming, and veterinary medicine

UCD graduate, Ciara Kinsella, a Wexford native, juggles life as a part-time farmer at Tykillen Farm, part-time vet, mother, and wife.

From France to Connemara – How this 29-year-old became a sheep farmer

“I came to Ireland in August 2019 because I fell in love with a man from Connemara. I adore the Emerald Isle and I...

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Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart

   Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart Good numbers were on offer again this week with a firm trade for...

30 Acres in Two Lots for Sale in Bellewstown, Co Meath

  A Combination Of 30 Acres In Two Lots On The Market In Bellewstown, Co Meath Two separate land parcels, comprising nearly 30 acres in...

A Day in the Life of a Vet- Shane Myers

From operating on a young sheepdog which had eaten 30 feet of rope to getting knocked out by a headbutt from a cow, the...

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

  Plans announced today by AIB to cut 1,500 jobs over the next three years must be postponed, according to independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The State-backed...