Posts Tagged: CAFRE

Advice on compulsory BVD testing

The View from Northern Ireland: The Department of Agricultural and Rural Development in Ireland (DARD) has announced public awareness sessions regarding consultation on…
Stop the rush

The View from Northern Ireland: Rushes are a common feature on many farms throughout Northern Ireland and are usually found in damp ground…
Ballycairn Holsteins Open Day

The View from Northern Ireland: William and Andrew McCollum manage the 300-cow herd of Ballycairn Holsteins and replacement heifers at their farm just…
Grass reseeding advice

The View from Northern Ireland: Management notes from the staff from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) were published this week…
The benefits of biomass

The View from Northern Ireland: A series of workshops exploring the benefits of heating with biomass and the renewable heat incentive (RHI) for…
Concentrate feeding for cows

A View from Northern Ireland: A number of Armagh dairy farmers are monitoring their cow’s margin over concentrate (MOC) performance. At a recent College…