Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme

Green Acres: Honing a farm plan in the heart of the west

Green Acres: Honing a farm plan in the heart of the west

By Teagasc Green Acres programme advisor James Fitzgerald Farming just outside Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Jarlath and Austin Ruane operate a...

May 17, 2021

Growth Watch: Critical period for grazing decisions approaching

Growth Watch: Critical period for grazing decisions approaching

Growth Watch By Teagasc’s Seán Cummins and James Fitzgerald Although growth rates have been slower than desired this spring, it...

May 16, 2021

Virtual Farm Walk: Recap of all today’s action on the Ruane farm

Virtual Farm Walk: Recap of all today’s action on the Ruane farm

As part of a virtual farm walk Agriland has been publishing videos throughout the day (Thursday, May 13) from the calf-to-beef farm...

May 13, 2021

Virtual Farm Walk: Review of calf price this spring and calf rearing tips

Virtual Farm Walk: Review of calf price this spring and calf rearing tips

In the fourth section of this calf-to-beef virtual farm walk today (Thursday, May 13) on the farm of Teagasc Green Acres...

May 13, 2021

Buying and rearing calves on Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef farms

Buying and rearing calves on Teagasc Green Acres 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

Virtual Farm Walk: Making quality silage will benefit farm profitability

Virtual Farm Walk: Making quality silage will benefit farm profitability

In the next section of the virtual farm walk hosted on the farm of Jarlath and Austin Ruane, who are...

May 13, 2021

Virtual Farm Walk: Advantages of a mixed grazing system on beef farms

Virtual Farm Walk: Advantages of a mixed grazing system on beef farms

As part of the virtual farm walk being hosted on the farm of Jarlath and Austin Ruane, who are participants...

May 13, 2021

Virtual Farm Walk: Follow Jarlath Ruane as he runs through his calf-to-beef farm

Virtual Farm Walk: Follow Jarlath Ruane as he runs through his calf-to-beef farm

Beginning our virtual farm walk today (Thursday, May 13) on the farm of  Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef programme participants...

May 13, 2021

Watch: Virtual farm walk on Green Acres calf-to-beef farm goes live tomorrow

Watch: Virtual farm walk on Green Acres calf-to-beef farm goes live tomorrow

As part of a virtual farm walk Agriland will publish videos throughout the day tomorrow (Thursday, May 13) from the...

May 12, 2021

Virtual farm walk on calf-to-beef farm this week

Virtual farm walk on calf-to-beef farm this week

This week as part of a virtual farm walk hosted by Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef programme participants Austin...

May 11, 2021

Tackling reseeding this year on Green Acres farm

Tackling reseeding this year on Green Acres farm

Over the past few weeks, farmers have seen that reseeded grass swards have performed better under this challenging, slow growth...

May 11, 2021

Teagasc Green Acres: Maximising animal performance in the Nire Valley

Teagasc Green Acres: Maximising animal performance in the Nire Valley

By Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme advisor Seán Cummins In an era of beef price volatility, maximising animal...

May 9, 2021

Growth Watch: Keep silage quality in mind when making next grazing decision

Growth Watch: Keep silage quality in mind when making next grazing decision

Growth Watch By Teagasc’s Seán Cummins and James Fitzgerald Lower than average grass growth rates from early April through to...

May 8, 2021

Growing profitability on a calf-to-beef farm in Co. Westmeath

Growing profitability on a calf-to-beef farm in Co. Westmeath

By Teagasc Green Acres programme advisor James Fitzgerald Farming just outside Moate, Co. Westmeath, Irvine Allen has been a participant...

May 3, 2021

Growth Watch: ‘Borrowed days of March’ continue into late April

Growth Watch: ‘Borrowed days of March’ continue into late April

By Teagasc’s Seán Cummins and James Fitzgerald It’s been a challenging spring in terms of grassland management for many of...

May 1, 2021

Growth Watch: Maximising graze-outs for April to enhance grass quality

Growth Watch: Maximising graze-outs for April to enhance grass quality

By Teagasc’s Seán Cummins and James Fitzgerald During the month of April, focus on having a rotation length of 22-24...

April 25, 2021

Getting dairy-beef calves ready for weaning

Getting dairy-beef calves ready for weaning

Farmers rearing dairy-beef calves this spring are getting to a stage where calves, which were purchased in the early months...

April 19, 2021

Teagasc Green Acres farm profit improves in 2020

Teagasc Green Acres farm profit improves in 2020

By Alan Dillon, Teagasc Drystock Specialist/Green Acres Programme Manager The Teagasc Green Acres Dairy Calf to Beef programme finished its...

April 12, 2021