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‘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.

What are the key areas to focus on in June?

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

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

UCD graduate milking 110 cows in Co. Tipperary

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

3 robots and 4 cuts of silage on 160-cow farm

Gordon Campbell and his father Wilson made the change from the parlour method of milking their 160-strong herd to using robots.

Slashing antibiotic usage on Piper Hill dairy farm

Co. Kerry dairy farmer, John Dillon, has been successfully using AHV products in a move to get away from using antibiotics for infections in his dairy cows,

‘The dream target is to have 1,000 cows’

The Hayes family, Thomas, Donal, and Liam, milk 240 cows. The owners of Tippeary Cheese have over over 30 varieties of soft cheese, yoghurts, and cultured creams.

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