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‘Our ideal cow is one that is giving her body weight in milk solids’ – 160-cow farmer

In this week’s dairy segment, That’s Farming speaks to Edward Treanor about travelling and working overseas and the family farm’s dairy expansion journey with...

‘The notion that calving at 22-26 months will stunt their growth is simply not true’

In this article, Aidan Murray, Teagasc beef specialist, discusses calving heifers at 22-26 months and six-week calving rates. The ICBF 5 Year Trend Report,...

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...

All you need to know about cattle B&Bs

In this article, That’s Farming speaks to Martina Harrington, Teagasc cattle, specialist about cattle B&Bs, which are an arrangement between two farmers where one...

Almost 60% of suckler farmers earned less than €10,000 last year – Teagasc

The average income on suckler farms in 2019 rose by 11%, bringing the figure to €9,188, according to the Teagasc National Farm Survey.

One-day event for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

The theme of ICBF's and Sheep Ireland’s upcoming genetics conference is “Breeding Solutions for today’s Challenges”.

Teagasc launch new podcast for beef farmers

The Beef Edge will cover the latest news, information and advice to improve beef farm performance.    

Green Cert: 20 additional Teagasc teaching posts

Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D., has secured 20 additional fixed-term teaching positions for Teagasc. The posts will be aimed at...

FF claim to ensure the next CAP accommodates 3,500 ‘Forgotten Farmers’

The party says it will “reform and simplify” the existing suckler scheme and ensure a €200/head payment on the first 20 cows.

‘Most farmers see the grid as a one-way process to screw the farmer’ – ICSA

A recent trial suggests a suckler-type heifer yields some €500 more retail value than a dairy-cross heifer.
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