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Young Stock Podcast: potatoes, cattle and Keenan with Gareth McAllister
Gary Abbott
On this week's Young Stock Podcast, Gary Abbott speaks to Gareth McAllister, a young Antrim man working as Northern Irish regional business manager with Keenan Alltech.
27 July 2022 Milk quality
Contract rearing and crossbreeding in Drumcollogher
Contract rearing and the use of red and white clover is making the Molyneaux farm more efficient and sustainable.
27 July 2022 Milk quality
Getting going with clover in Farranfore
Even though the Coffey farm has expanded, herd size won't increase too much as the focus shifts to sustainability, writes Aidan Brennan.
'Contract rearing is like a marriage, everyone must get on'
South Tipperary Macra young farmers discussion group held a contract-rearing event in Fethard, Co Tipperary, on Thursday 14 July.
20 July 2022 News
Contract heifer rearing- a win/win for both parties?
Originally created as a way for dairy farmers to simplify their system and reduce labour requirements, contract rearing of heifers is now back in focus with pressure on nitrates and stocking rates.
13 July 2022 Buildings