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AHV Ireland welcomes new veterinary technical specialist

AHV Ireland welcomes new veterinary technical specialist

Siobhan Regan has been recently appointed as Animal Health Vision (AHV) Ireland’s veterinary technical specialist. Veterinary surgeons will play a...

May 20, 2022

Controlling docks in silage and grazing fields

Controlling docks in silage and grazing fields

Maintaining a highly productive grassland sward is essential in keeping feed costs low in ruminant production systems. Therefore, farmers should...

May 18, 2022

It pays to make great-quality silage this year

It pays to make great-quality silage this year

This year more than ever, it’s important to make quality silage. With farm inputs continuously rising, and the cost of...

May 18, 2022

The coming years will be crucial for climate and environment

The coming years will be crucial for climate and environment

Fundamental to remember, is that the environment is vital to our well-being. Its protection is crucial to ensure that it...

May 18, 2022

Equine healthcare app on track to transform the industry

Equine healthcare app on track to transform the industry

Jennifer Corley has years of experience as an equine surgeon. However, when she was involved in a serious car accident...

May 18, 2022

Six cuts of silage prove beneficial on Derry dairy farm

Six cuts of silage prove beneficial on Derry dairy farm

Consider the following supposition: If grazing paddocks can be managed on the basis of a 21-day rotation, why can’t silage...

May 16, 2022

The future of buying used machinery has long since begun

The future of buying used machinery has long since begun

From work shoes to lawnmowers, everything is bought online today. Only when it comes to used agricultural machinery do many...

May 16, 2022

1 in 5 farmers have no life-cover in place

1 in 5 farmers have no life-cover in place

Worryingly, Ifac’s latest Irish Farm Report has found that almost one in five (19%) have no life cover in place for their...

May 13, 2022

Elatus Era approved for chocolate spot and rust control in beans

Elatus Era approved for chocolate spot and rust control in beans

New products or registrations for field beans are few and far between. However, Syngenta has received clearance for Elatus Era,...

May 12, 2022

Innovation that delivers high yields using 25% less N fertiliser

Innovation that delivers high yields using 25% less N fertiliser

Set up in 1998, Kerry-based Brandon Bioscience has been developing groundbreaking seaweed-extract products to help farming become more sustainable. The...

May 12, 2022

Farm insurance that’s with you every step of the way

Farm insurance that’s with you every step of the way

Peter and Paula Hynes operate a 180-cow grass-based dairy herd in Co. Cork, alongside their three daughters: Chloe, Georgie, and...

May 12, 2022

‘Dial before you dig’ to avoid damaging gas pipelines

‘Dial before you dig’ to avoid damaging gas pipelines

14,617km of pipelines transport natural gas to hospitals, schools, homes and businesses 24 hours/day, 365 days/year in Ireland. This network...

May 11, 2022

Using science to choose an effective silage inoculant

Using science to choose an effective silage inoculant

The two main aims of producing good quality silage and storing crops include maintaining the crop’s nutritional quality as to...

May 10, 2022

Sowing wildflower meadows and GLAS-approved wildbird cover crops

Sowing wildflower meadows and GLAS-approved wildbird cover crops

Although the focus on biodiversity and saving the bees is topical now, one man has been working away quietly on...

May 10, 2022

Rhino: Reducing first-cut silage losses

Rhino: Reducing first-cut silage losses

Adrian Morris is currently milking 50 British Friesian cows on his farm in Co. Cavan. Adrian is the second generation...

May 9, 2022

Blonde d’Aquitaine: A breed for dairy and beef farmers

Blonde d’Aquitaine: A breed for dairy and beef farmers

This breeding season, both dairy and beef farmers should consider the Blonde d’Aquitaine breed for both dairy and suckler beef...

May 6, 2022

Big Agri Competition: Win 2,000L of Agri Oil

Big Agri Competition: Win 2,000L of Agri Oil

With silage season approaching, fertiliser to be spread and input costs increasing, Campus Oil is giving one lucky winner the...

May 6, 2022

Understanding tax when it comes to farm renewables

Understanding tax when it comes to farm renewables

Throughout 2021 and 2022 to date, there has been an increased interest in solar and wind farm companies looking to...

May 6, 2022