Dairy retirement scheme evolves into a dairy cow reduction scheme
Jack Kennedy
The confidential interim report of the Dairy Vision Group has just been published and we have had a sneak preview of the detail included.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
Rambo smashes world record in Carlisle
Adam Woods reports from a record day’s trading in Carlisle at the weekend.
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.
My Farming Week: Paula Melvin, Kilmartin Lane, Hollystown, Dublin
Farming part-time with her Dad, Paula is the youngest female president of Conradh na Gaeilge.
11 May 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: decisions need to be made to maintain grazing quality
Strong growth in most areas of the country means keeping grazing quality ahead of stock now becomes the priority.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Growth rate peaks under ideal conditions
Aidan Brennan and Martin Merrick take a look at grass growth rates and what's action farmers should take for this week.
11 May 2022 Grass & feeding
Aldi Irish Angus Bull Championships back in 2022
The well-known Aldi Irish Angus Bull Championships are back in 2022 and will take place in Iverk Show, Pilltown, Co Kilkenny, on 27 August 2022, 10 years since the show’s launch in 2013.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
Making the final call on maiden heifers for breeding
Replacement heifers should have a minimum target liveweight to meet before the breeding season starts. This improves conception rates and reduces issues at calving time.
10 May 2022 Management
Improving profitability through excellent reproductive performance
Compact calving and six-week calving rate is crucial for profitability on your farm.
Katherine’s Country: from calving to breeding
Breeding time on the farm is upon us. It is important to get it right, writes Katherine O’Leary.
Simmentals peak at €4,000 in Tullamore
Niamh Gunn reports from the Irish Simmental Society sale of bulls and heifers in Tullamore.
4 May 2022 Pedigree
Drumcorn Angus looks to take home the honours at Balmoral
Drumcorn Angus have been an ever present at Balmoral show since 1993 and owners John and Ann Henning give an update on this year's show preparations. Kieran Mailey reports.