Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

Growth Watch: Harvesting first cut silage crops

Growth Watch: Harvesting first cut silage crops

Growth Watch By Teagasc’s Seán Cummins and James Fitzgerald As we enter the latter part of May and continue with growth...

May 26, 2021

Green Acres: Change in calf buying tactics delivers in Limerick

Green Acres: Change in calf buying tactics delivers in Limerick

Calf rearing is all but complete on the farms enrolled in the Teagasc Green Acres Programme. Now is an opportune...

May 25, 2021

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef : The importance of making quality silage on calf to beef farms

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef : The importance of making quality silage on calf to beef farms

As part of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Jarlath and Austin...

May 13, 2021

Advantages of a mixed grazing system on Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef

Advantages of a mixed grazing system on Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef

As part of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Jarlath and Austin...

May 13, 2021

A Virtual Farm Walk  on the farm of Green Acres Calf to Beef participants Jarlath & Austin Ruane

A Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Green Acres Calf to Beef participants Jarlath & Austin Ruane

Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme participant Jarlath Ruane talks us through his farm and his farming systems from...

May 13, 2021

An introduction the the Virtual Farm Walk of Green Acres Calf to Beef participant Jarlath Ruane

An introduction the the Virtual Farm Walk of Green Acres Calf to Beef participant Jarlath Ruane

James Fitzgerald of Teagasc shows us what lies ahead on the Virtual Farm Walk on the farm of Jarlath and...

May 12, 2021

Reducing antibiotic usage on a calf-to-beef farm in Co. Kilkenny

Reducing antibiotic usage on a calf-to-beef farm in Co. Kilkenny

By Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme advisor Seán Cummins With the development of antimicrobial resistance, there’s an increased...

March 14, 2021

Green Acres: Reviewing breed kill-out performance in 2020

Green Acres: Reviewing breed kill-out performance in 2020

It’s time to take a quick look back on the slaughter performance of animals finished on Teagasc Green Acres Calf-to-Beef...

February 14, 2021

Lengthening the grazing season on a calf-to-beef system

Lengthening the grazing season on a calf-to-beef system

Getting grass growth off to a good start this spring is going to be on top of the list of...

January 24, 2021

Green Acres farmers achieve top accolades for grassland management

Green Acres farmers achieve top accolades for grassland management

It has been a positive day for farmers in the Teagasc Green Acres Calf-to-Beef programme as two participants have claimed...

January 19, 2021

How did calves perform on Green Acres farms in 2020?

How did calves perform on Green Acres farms in 2020?

Monitoring the weight gain performance of young animals on calf-to-beef farms can be a useful source of information for farmers....

January 18, 2021

Making beef and tillage enterprises work hand-in-hand

Making beef and tillage enterprises work hand-in-hand

Traditionally on farms along the eastern and south-eastern seaboards, both beef and tillage enterprises have worked in harmony with one...

November 14, 2020

Implementing a vaccination programme for calves this winter

Implementing a vaccination programme for calves this winter

As the housing period has commenced for animals, it is important for farmers to compose and implement a strategic herd...

November 12, 2020

How to source calves in an autumn calf system

How to source calves in an autumn calf system

By Teagasc Green Acres Programme advisor James Fitzgerald As the autumn 2020 calf crop are now hitting the ground, the...

November 8, 2020

Virtual Farm Walk: Relive all of the action

Virtual Farm Walk: Relive all of the action

On Thursday (September 10), we brought our readers on a virtual tour of Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme participant...

September 11, 2020

Virtual Farm Walk: The final chapter

Virtual Farm Walk: The final chapter

Today we brought to you a range of videos showcasing Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme farmer, Martin Connolly....

September 10, 2020

Virtual Farm Walk: Calf health is your wealth

Virtual Farm Walk: Calf health is your wealth

The fifth and final video of our Virtual Farm Walk on Martin Connolly’s farm – before we dive further into...

September 10, 2020

Virtual Farm Walk: Improving pasture quality through reseeding

Virtual Farm Walk: Improving pasture quality through reseeding

Research has shown that the most profitable beef production systems make maximum use of grazed grass in the diet of...

September 10, 2020