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New panel of €5/straw 5-star bulls formed by ICBF

The G€N€ Ireland panel of high-replacement index beef bulls for autumn 2020 has been launched by the ICBF and the programme partners.

‘As a child, I loved attending the mart with my father every Saturday’

21-year-old, Sinead Conway, lives on a suckler and sheep farm in Co. Mayo and studies a BSc in Agriculture.

‘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.

Improving cow comfort to increase yield

Shane O'Dowd milks 120 cows in Drumkilly, Co Cavan.

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.

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

UCD graduate milking 110 cows in Co. Tipperary

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

‘There is no doubt in my mind that there is a future for suckler farming in Ireland’

21-year-old Finbarr Brennan is a third-year student-teacher who breeds pedigree Limousin cattle under the Kilnamaddy prefix in Co. Monaghan.

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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...