Buildings

Buildings Focus: Creating extra slurry storage the priority for Galway farmer

Buildings Focus: Creating extra slurry storage the priority for Galway farmer

In this week’s Buildings Focus, Agriland travelled to just outside Gort in Co. Galway, to check out a 63-cubicle house...

September 11, 2021

Soiled water storage: No need to cover open yards or topless cubicles – DAFM

Soiled water storage: No need to cover open yards or topless cubicles – DAFM

A lot of attention has been drawn to the draft proposal for the Nitrates Action Plan (NAP), particularly around the...

September 8, 2021

‘No scientific reason why soiled water and slurry can’t be stored together’ – DAFM

‘No scientific reason why soiled water and slurry can’t be stored together’ – DAFM

There is no scientific reason why soiled water and slurry can’t be stored together, according to Jack Nolan of the...

September 6, 2021

Infrastructure Focus: Improving cow flow and comfort with an underpass and astroturf

Infrastructure Focus: Improving cow flow and comfort with an underpass and astroturf

During the week, Agriland made the trip to Ballyconnell, in Co. Cavan to chat to dairy farmer, Seamus Dolan about...

September 4, 2021

Soiled water storage could cost farmers €15,000-20,000 for a 100-cow herd

Soiled water storage could cost farmers €15,000-20,000 for a 100-cow herd

Soiled water storage, proposed under the draft of Ireland’s next Nitrates Action Plan (NAP), could end up costing farmers anywhere...

September 2, 2021

New dairy parlour video – ‘like heaven inside ‘- Buildings Focus

New dairy parlour video – ‘like heaven inside ‘- Buildings Focus

In this week’s Buildings Focus video, Agriland’s Michael Geary spoke to Eoin Nagle about his new dairy unit which consists...

August 21, 2021

Buildings Focus: Settling in nicely to a new modern dairy unit in Co. Tipperary

Buildings Focus: Settling in nicely to a new modern dairy unit in Co. Tipperary

For this week’s Buildings Focus, Agriland made the trip down to Thomastown Golden in Co. Tipperary, to chat to dairy...

August 21, 2021

3-step shed renovation with Leinster Farm Painters

3-step shed renovation with Leinster Farm Painters

Luke Connelly, manager at Leinster Farm Painters, takes us through his team’s renovation process on a farm shed in Co....

August 3, 2021

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

A change is occurring for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) that will particularly affect...

July 27, 2021

Buildings reference costs under TAMS II increase generally by up to 10%

Buildings reference costs under TAMS II increase generally by up to 10%

It appears farm organisations’ and farmers’ calls for reference costs under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) have been...

July 27, 2021

New slatted beef unit on the farm, in this weeks Building Focus

New slatted beef unit on the farm, in this weeks Building Focus

In this video Agriland got the chance to see a new slatted beef unit on the farm of Michael Delaney...

July 25, 2021

Buildings Focus: A 220-head capacity beef unit in Co. Longford

Buildings Focus: A 220-head capacity beef unit in Co. Longford

Farming just outside the townland of Ballymahon in Co. Longford is farmer and businessman Michael Delaney, who has recently built...

July 24, 2021

TAMS II deadline this Friday

TAMS II deadline this Friday

The deadline for applications for tranche 22 of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) is set to close this...

July 19, 2021

Buildings Focus: A 16-unit parlour, handling facilities and 70 cubicles in Kilkenny

Buildings Focus: A 16-unit parlour, handling facilities and 70 cubicles in Kilkenny

For this week’s Buildings Focus, Agriland made the trip down to Kilkenny to chat with a new entrant to dairy,...

July 17, 2021

16-unit parlour, handling area and 70 cubicles under the 1 roof

16-unit parlour, handling area and 70 cubicles under the 1 roof

For this week’s Buildings Focus, Agriland made the trip down to Kilkenny to Karl Dillon farm. In this video we...

July 17, 2021

Taking time to check the condition of your slatted floors

Taking time to check the condition of your slatted floors

With the busy first-cut silage period subsided on farms, farmers should make time to inspect and make improvements on their...

July 5, 2021

Buildings Focus: Laying the foundations for the next generation in Co. Galway

Buildings Focus: Laying the foundations for the next generation in Co. Galway

During the week, Agriland made the trip west to Co. Galway to an open day on the farm of Tom...

July 3, 2021

Farm open days return with a focus on robotic milking

Farm open days return with a focus on robotic milking

On Tuesday (June 29), Lely Center Mullingar held one of five open days this week, on the farm of Tom...

July 1, 2021