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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

Twenty20 Beef Club: €0.25/kg premium regardless of base price

Twenty20 Beef Club: €0.25/kg premium regardless of base price

The Twenty20 Beef Club is a fully integrated calf-to-beef programme open to both dairy calves and suckler beef calves. It...

May 4, 2022

Strong global beef demand, but inflation pressures rising

Strong global beef demand, but inflation pressures rising

The beef market showed a strong performance over the first four months of 2022, according to Mark Zieg, Bord Bia...

May 3, 2022

Get the most out of your forage

Get the most out of your forage

All farms should be looking to capitalise on every cut of grass to produce the best quality and value forage...

April 29, 2022

New Stoll ProfiLine front loaders in demand

New Stoll ProfiLine front loaders in demand

Whilst Covid-19 restrictions may have denied farmers the opportunity of seeing the Next Generation Stoll ProfiLine front loaders make their...

April 29, 2022

Family run business provides farm-building restoration services

Family run business provides farm-building restoration services

John Coakley runs a commercial farm-painting business known as Cork Farm Painters in Blarney, Co. Cork. The business was established...

April 28, 2022

Benchmarking: How do you stack up?

Benchmarking: How do you stack up?

Benchmarking groups can be a fantastic tool for evaluating your performance compared to your peers. Ifac’s Irish Farm Report 2022...

April 28, 2022

Maximising forage benefits with a silage additive

Maximising forage benefits with a silage additive

With the need to maximise milk and meat from forage, has the case for using an additive become more compelling?...

April 28, 2022

Multi-site fungicides are key to reliable disease control

Multi-site fungicides are key to reliable disease control

Chlorothalonil (Bravo) was the backbone of disease control programmes in wheat and barley production for many years, until its regulatory...

April 27, 2022

Open day: Robotic milking on 120-cow Limerick farm

Open day: Robotic milking on 120-cow Limerick farm

Jerome O’Connor is farming in partnership with his parents, James and Nuala in Ardagh, Co. Limerick. In 2021 the O’Connor’s...

April 26, 2022

Soil structure and its impact on your herd’s fertility

Soil structure and its impact on your herd’s fertility

In the second instalment of the Grassland Agro soil health series, Grassland Agro’s product and marketing managers, Sean McMahon and...

April 26, 2022

New mineral-nutrition system can be used directly in trough

New mineral-nutrition system can be used directly in trough

TERRA NutriTECH CEO Padraig Hennessy has announced that the OrbVie mineral system has hit the market place in Ireland. “We...

April 25, 2022

Limousin outperforms traditional breeds on Cavan dairy farm

Limousin outperforms traditional breeds on Cavan dairy farm

It is the Limousin breed’s ability to provide a return on investment which makes it the number one beef breed...

April 25, 2022

MEP launches farm safety and well-being survey

MEP launches farm safety and well-being survey

Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands North-West, Chris MacManus, who is a member of The Left Group in the European Parliament...

April 21, 2022

Farmers advised to proceed with caution on new energy contracts

Farmers advised to proceed with caution on new energy contracts

At last, small renewable-energy generators will get paid for any surplus electricity spilled to the grid from their solar photovoltaics...

April 21, 2022