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Beef
Five tips to creep grazing calves
Kieran Mailey
Calves will be consuming a greater percentage of grass in their diet in late summer and allowing young stock to creep graze ahead of cows can improve performance. Outlined are tips to creep grazing.
5 August 2022 News
Case studies: 2021 farmer appeals against GLAS penalties
The Agriculture Appeals Office upheld the arguments of 24 farmers who appealed against facing sanction from the Department last year.
Every day is a learning day in farming
Ballymoney dairy farmer Robert McConaghy recounts a few decisions that have turned out badly.
Five farm maintenance jobs for mid-summer
Farm maintenance is a never-ending task. Where the workload has eased between jobs such as silage, outlined are some maintenance jobs to consider carrying out.
23 July 2022 Management
Pole Pals
Beginning as a transition year mini-company, Pole Pals looks like it will continue in business beyond the school year.
15 June 2022 Business Sense
NI Sheep Programme: New paddock system paying off
Antrim sheep farmers Karol and Peter McCaughan have set up a paddock system on an out-farm this spring. Kieran Mailey reports.
Farmer Writes: Making the most of online silage support
Discussing silage online has been worthwhile for Kieran Sullivan, as seeing something written down can prevent the simple messages from being missed.
25 May 2022 Farmer Writes
Clipex: Australian designed fencing ideal for Irish conditions
While Clipex fencing has been on the Irish market now for five years, it has recently begun to gain huge traction among drystock and dairy farmers in search of a long-term fencing solution.
11 May 2022 Buildings
Beginners' tips for setting up grazing paddocks
For farmers considering paddock grazing to improve grass utilisation, outlined are some tips to get up and running.
7 May 2022 Management
Agri jobs: men and women needed for fencing ditches
Fencing operatives to put up agricultural and industrial fences are needed by a Dublin company.
30 April 2022 News
Using wire to grow and utilise more grass
With input costs experiencing a sharp hike in price, farmers need to make use of all options at their disposal including improving grazing infrastructure.
27 April 2022 Infrastructure
Farmer Writes: a bit of fencing is good for the soul
Patching up sheep fencing is an unenviable task, especially when your post driver has been loaned to a friend, writes farmer James Strain.
20 April 2022 Farmer Writes