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Five tips for treating cattle for fluke and lice
Healthy cattle are thriving cattle and when it comes to treating for fluke and lice over winter, outlined are five tips.
What can I do now to alleviate high fertiliser costs next season?
Fertiliser prices are at record highs and actions can be taken on farm to reduce fertiliser use and try to alleviate some of the costs.
What can I do now to alleviate high fertiliser costs next season?
Fertiliser prices are at record highs and actions can be taken on farm to reduce fertiliser use and try to alleviate some of the costs.
Five tips for treating cattle for fluke and lice
Healthy cattle are thriving cattle and when it comes to treating for fluke and lice over winter, outlined are five tips.


Management of herbicide-resistant blackgrass
As growers become increasingly aware of the existence of blackgrass, the worry grows as to how it can be controlled. Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar AV outlines the options.
Watch: Tipp farmer cuts fertiliser use by 41% with help of Kiwi machine
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited Tipperary dairy farmer Robert Coburn to find out how his kiwi-built Tow and Fert foliar applicator has helped him cut fertiliser usage by 41%.
Recapping on new nitrates watercourse and roadway rules
The new farm roadway rules which came into effect on 1 January concern all farmers while the watercourse fencing and water trough location rules apply to farmers exceeding a stocking rate of 170kg/ha.
Getting ready for winter 2021 (if it comes)
Adam Woods previews this week’s winter ready focus and takes a look at what farmers can do to prepare for winter.




Newford Farm update: another 22 cattle drafted for slaughter
A batch of 15 heifers recorded an average carcase weight of 326kg while the seven bullocks returned an average carcase weight of 367kg.
Thrive weekly update: 65% of stock finished off grass in 2021
This week's dairy calf-to-beef programme update reflects on performance at grass this year, while grazing continues for some of this year's calves on the demo farm.
Tullamore Farm: what's in the weanling ration this winter?
Winter diets are now in full flow on Tullamore Farm, here we look at what is on the menu for weanling heifers and bulls for the next few months.
Watch: rules for hedgerows in derogation
Farmers in a derogation should be following the requirements outlined for hedgerow management.
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Moocall: top tips for a stress-free calving season
Here are Moocall's essentials that you will need to have ready for when calving season starts and some other tips that can make life a bit less stressful during a busy calving season.
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Dairy farmer: ‘I looked at other spreaders and this one was the best’
With skyrocketing fertiliser prices and a growing emphasis being put on the environment, having an accurate, high tech spreader is becoming a must have for many farms.
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Reduced SCC and mastitis cases: how this Cork farmer gets cubicle hygiene right
Clean, dry cubicle beds are essential in the fight against mastitis and, according to Eoin O’Carroll from Bennettsbridge Limestone, now is the ideal time to keep the enemy at bay.
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Paving the way for dairy sustainability at Vistamilk SFI Research Centre
With Science Week kicking off, we spoke with Vistamilk post-doctoral researcher Jonathan Herron about the advances being made in the area of farm sustainability and technology.