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Using wire to grow and utilise more grass
Darren Carty
With input costs experiencing a sharp hike in price, farmers need to make use of all options at their disposal including improving grazing infrastructure.
30 March 2022 Management
There’s more to fodder measures than the money
The financial enticement is creating high levels of interest in the measures but decisions should take in to account much more than the money element.
16 February 2022 Breeding & health
Spring liver fluke treatment options
With the mild weather in late 2021 some farmers have delayed treatment for liver fluke with some issues starting to emerge in places.
Sheep management: dealing with weather-related challenges and Footvax vaccine
Two storms occurring in quick succession is compounding what has been a challenging few weeks for farmers lambing or finishing lambs.
16 February 2022 Management
Reducing fertiliser and feed costs while supporting productivity
At the recent Teagasc lowland sheep conference Michael Gottstein, Teagasc, outlined strategies to insulate production systems from escalating costs without negatively affecting productivity.
2 February 2022 Grass & feeding