George Ramsbottom

5 animal health considerations during a prolonged housing period

5 animal health considerations during a prolonged housing period

By George Ramsbottom and John Mee, Teagasc As a result of the prolonged period of housing, dairy cattle need to...

April 20, 2018

Poll: Are you happy with your scanning results?

Poll: Are you happy with your scanning results?

Many farmers have just completed pregnancy-diagnosis scanning on their farms. For those who have yet to do so, it’s sure...

September 25, 2017

‘Some dairy farmers do not have enough silage for next winter’

‘Some dairy farmers do not have enough silage for next winter’

Some dairy farmers do not have enough silage made to see them through next winter, according to Teagasc’s George Ramsbottom....

July 1, 2016

‘One third of Ireland’s milk is produced on heavy lowland or hilly soils’

‘One third of Ireland’s milk is produced on heavy lowland or hilly soils’

One-third of all Irish milk is produced on heavy lowland or hilly soils, according to Teagasc’s George Ramsbottom. The Teagasc...

June 15, 2016

Dairy farmers should focus on breeding now, not in three weeks – Teagasc

Dairy farmers should focus on breeding now, not in three weeks – Teagasc

Dairy farmers should start to focus on breeding now, not when they breed the first cow in their herd, according...

March 28, 2016

30% saving in spring nitrogen costs can be made by using urea – Teagasc

30% saving in spring nitrogen costs can be made by using urea – Teagasc

Farmers can save 30% on Nitrogen fertiliser costs this spring by spreading urea instead of CAN, according to Teagasc’s George...

January 30, 2016