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Top tips for communicating with farm staff and contractors

In this article, FRS discusses communicating effective and easily with farm staff and contractors and provides Covid-19 guidelines. Spring can quickly lead into summer,...

‘Farm safety should be kept to the forefront of peoples’ minds’

That’s Farming speaks to Enda Kennedy, assistant principal at Mountbellew Agricultural College, who provides farm safety tips and an insight into students’ attitude towards...

The complete guide to rearing dairy-beef calves

Having good practices in the early stages of rearing dairy-beef calves will minimise problems later on, according to Vincent Ronayne, drystock advisor, Teagasc Ballinrobe. He...

How to get suckler cows back in-calf

In this article, Kevin McGrath, CAFRE beef and sheep adviser, Omagh discusses cow fertility, herd health and diseases, getting suckler cows back in-calf, cross-breeding,...

A failure to graze enough in February will result in shortages in April

In this article, Michael Donoghue, B&T Dairy Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare, discusses the importance of grass, a spring grazing plan, and a fertiliser plan. Grazing...

‘The cow may never be able to walk correctly again’

FRS' guide to hoof trimming dairy cattle.  Hoof care and lameness continue to be a challenge on dairy farms across Ireland. Ongoing prevention and treatments are...

How dairy farmers can prepare for calving 2021

Niall Kerins, Teagasc dairy advisor, Listowel, Co. Kerry, outlines how dairy farmers can prepare for calving 2021. The New Year begins to unfold again and...

‘If a calf is saved as a result of a calving gate, it is paid for’

In this article, Enda Geoghegan, Teagasc advisor, provides calving season safety tips that can help reduce accidents. One-quarter of Irish farm accidents and one-fifth...

What is the best dog for cats? 5 popular breeds

Few people have the notion that cats and dogs cannot co-exist. Well, under the right conditions, many cats and dogs can live together if they...

How this ‘Fit Farmer’ shed over 3 stone

Conor Halpin, journalism intern, speaks to 'Fit Farmer' Michael Mulryan and programme coordinator, Laura Tully. Michael Mulryan (63), is a tiler and third-generation farmer who...
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