Buildings

Buildings Focus: ‘Credibility and reliability over price’ for new 16-unit parlour’

Buildings Focus: ‘Credibility and reliability over price’ for new 16-unit parlour’

Agriland recently made the trip to Co. Tipperary – just outside Clonmel – to chat to new entrant to dairy,...

November 21, 2021

Time running out to get TAMS application in for current tranche

Time running out to get TAMS application in for current tranche

Time is running out to get an application in for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS...

October 30, 2021

Buildings Focus: Switching to robotic milking with the help of an underpass in Tipperary

Buildings Focus: Switching to robotic milking with the help of an underpass in Tipperary

In this week’s Buildings Focus, Agriland took a trip down to the premier county to speak to Charles and Pat...

October 30, 2021

Buildings Focus: A 160-cubicle shed facing into its first full winter in Kilkenny

Buildings Focus: A 160-cubicle shed facing into its first full winter in Kilkenny

Cubicle sheds have been the main focus of recent ‘Buildings Focus‘ articles on Agriland in recent weeks and that trend...

October 25, 2021

Time is running out to get that cubicle shed in order for the winter

Time is running out to get that cubicle shed in order for the winter

Speaking to dairy farmers over the last week or two, many have gotten the power washer out, given the cubicle...

October 18, 2021

Buildings Focus: A 63-cubicle shed with room left for a parlour in Kilkenny

Buildings Focus: A 63-cubicle shed with room left for a parlour in Kilkenny

During the week, Agriland got the chance to see an impressive 63-cubicle shed on the farm of John and John...

October 9, 2021

Buildings Focus: 69 cubicles, crush, holding area and a 10-unit parlour in Wicklow

Buildings Focus: 69 cubicles, crush, holding area and a 10-unit parlour in Wicklow

For this week’s Buildings Focus, Agriland made the trip to Co. Wicklow, to speak to dairy farmer Jack Keenan, a...

October 2, 2021

Buildings Focus: Erecting a suckler shed with a creep area over an existing slatted tank

Buildings Focus: Erecting a suckler shed with a creep area over an existing slatted tank

During the week, Agriland made the trip to just outside Ballaghaderren in Co. Roscommon, to check out a newly-built suckler...

September 25, 2021

Time to get ‘winter ready’ as the housing of cattle nears for some

Time to get ‘winter ready’ as the housing of cattle nears for some

As the days continue to get shorter, the reality of winter coming and the housing of cattle really starts to...

September 23, 2021

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

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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

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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