Buildings

Infrastructure Focus: ‘No more headaches’ with the help of an underpass in Limerick

Infrastructure Focus: ‘No more headaches’ with the help of an underpass in Limerick

Outside Newcastle West in Co. Limerick, are father and son duo Nelius and Ross McEnery who have recently installed an...

April 17, 2021

Buildings Focus: 4-bay suckler unit with a creep and calving area in Co. Galway

Buildings Focus: 4-bay suckler unit with a creep and calving area in Co. Galway

During the week, Agriland made the trip to Corrandulla in Co. Galway, to check out a new 4-bay suckler unit...

April 5, 2021

Buildings Focus: Going the robotic-milking route in Co. Roscommon

Buildings Focus: Going the robotic-milking route in Co. Roscommon

Just outside the village of Frenchpark in Co. Roscommon lies a new start-up dairy herd of 70 crossbred cows. The...

March 30, 2021

Farmers urged to replace older slats under TAMS funding

Farmers urged to replace older slats under TAMS funding

Farmers are being urged to replace older slats in cattle sheds with funding from the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS),...

March 25, 2021

Buildings Focus: 16-unit parlour for a start-up 100-cow herd in Co. Wicklow

Buildings Focus: 16-unit parlour for a start-up 100-cow herd in Co. Wicklow

Farming just outside Newtownmountkennedy, in Co. Wicklow, are Tom Short and Dean Kelly who have recently gone into partnership together....

March 20, 2021

Lely and ID Agro enter into partnership for modular feed kitchens

Lely and ID Agro enter into partnership for modular feed kitchens

After jointly introducing the first modular feed kitchen in 2017, robot manufacturer Lely and barn innovator ID Agro have now...

March 19, 2021

Buildings Focus: Going the extra mile to create an environment for calves to thrive in

Buildings Focus: Going the extra mile to create an environment for calves to thrive in

With the busy calving season on dairy farms winding down, AgriLand got the chance to check out a brand new...

March 13, 2021

Buildings Focus: A loose shed and a top class handling facility in Co. Tipperary

Buildings Focus: A loose shed and a top class handling facility in Co. Tipperary

Residing just outside Clonmore in Co. Tipperary is beef farmer John Maher, who has recently built a new loose shed...

March 6, 2021

Reference costs for on-farm investments need revision – ICMSA

Reference costs for on-farm investments need revision – ICMSA

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has proposed that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) immediately...

March 4, 2021

‘The aim is to milk 300 cows an hour through the 50-bail rotary parlour’

‘The aim is to milk 300 cows an hour through the 50-bail rotary parlour’

A lot of money has been put into the dairy end of the farm at Salesian Agricultural College over the...

February 28, 2021

Buildings Focus: New 5-bay slatted unit for an expanding beef finishing enterprise

Buildings Focus: New 5-bay slatted unit for an expanding beef finishing enterprise

In this week’s Buildings Focus, AgriLand made the trip to Borrisoleigh just outside Thurles in Co. Tipperary to check out...

February 21, 2021

‘We felt we would only get a few years out of a second-hand parlour, so we put in a robot’

‘We felt we would only get a few years out of a second-hand parlour, so we put in a robot’

Last week, Lely Center Mullingar held a virtual farm walk on the farm of Jack and Bill Madigan from Co....

February 17, 2021

Buildings Focus: Tying in a new cubicle shed with 2 existing sheds to create 84 cubicles

Buildings Focus: Tying in a new cubicle shed with 2 existing sheds to create 84 cubicles

Farming just outside Milltown, in Co. Galway, is Bernard, Maria and Noah Brennan, who milk a herd of 70 British...

February 6, 2021

Signs of poor ventilation in sheds: What should I be keeping an eye out for?

Signs of poor ventilation in sheds: What should I be keeping an eye out for?

It’s well-documented the importance of good ventilation within livestock sheds and the issues that can arise if there is poor...

February 5, 2021

Farm building projects during Covid: What’s the latest?

Farm building projects during Covid: What’s the latest?

Restrictions introduced at the turn of the year on the construction of agricultural building projects will continue – apart from...

February 3, 2021

Buildings Focus: A brand new slatted unit for a 300-ewe flock in Co. Tyrone

Buildings Focus: A brand new slatted unit for a 300-ewe flock in Co. Tyrone

In this week’s Buildings Focus, AgriLand made the trip to just outside Dungannon in Co. Tyrone to see a brand new...

January 30, 2021

Buildings Focus: Swapping a 10-unit parlour for a robot in Co. Kilkenny

Buildings Focus: Swapping a 10-unit parlour for a robot in Co. Kilkenny

The first Buildings Focus of 2020 saw AgriLand pay a visit to a tidy conversion job in Co. Kilkenny, where a 10-unit...

January 23, 2021

Nearly €24 million paid out under TAMS II between mid-September and December

Nearly €24 million paid out under TAMS II between mid-September and December

Figures released by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) show that nearly €24 million was paid out...

January 22, 2021