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Dairy
How much did the average farmer spend on inputs in 2021?
Amy Forde
The Teagasc national farm survey reveals the average spend on inputs on farms in 2021.
17 June 2022 News
Tullamore Farm: AI sires being used this breeding season
Niamh Gunn chats with farm manager Shaun Diver this week on the selection of bulls being used for AI this year.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer writes: Compromised reached for in-herd dilemma
With culling decisions becoming more difficult, Tommy Moyles is taking a different approach this year.
AI Services Ltd. re-distributes shares
The company was established in 1988, taking over the AI function operated by the Department of Agriculture.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Five tips for managing cows through the breeding season
Where breeding is getting under way in spring-calving herds, outlined are five tips to managing the herd through one of the most important periods of the year.
Mixed grazing delivering in Roscommon
Mixed grazing, good farm infrastructure and optimum soil fertility were three key elements highlighted at last week’s IGA sheep conference.
25 May 2022 Management
Newford update: 93% of cows submitted for AI
The herd has repeated the high submission rates of recent years, with 80 of the 83 cows inseminated.
Dairy Management: calf health and bull management
A look at how best to manage the introduction of bulls into the dairy herd after the period of AI is over
18 May 2022 Management
Brisk demand for sexed semen
There has been a "noticeable swing in the use of sexed semen," AI companies have told the Irish Farmers Journal.
11 May 2022 News
Bullseye hits €5000 in Nenagh
The Irish Aberdeen Angus Association hosted its premier sale in Central Auctions Nenagh on Thursday 5 May, with a very solid trade for the bulls on offer.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
In the fields with a discussion group
Aidan Brennan attends a discussion group meeting in Kilkenny to hear what’s happening in the fields as we approach mid-May.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
New cycle with the dairy heifers
Derek Robinson is now in the fifth year of putting contract-reared dairy heifers through a synchronisation programme.
11 May 2022 Farmer Writes