What does the future hold for grazing swards in Ireland?
Aidan Brennan
The swards of the future seminar organised by Teagasc emphasised the importance of legumes in all swards.
14 September 2022 News
European Space Agency backs Irish AgTech grass measuring platform
The European Space Agency has provided funding to support the development of a new grassland management platform using drones, satellites and artificial intelligence
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Fertile suckler cows in Pomeroy
The summer beef meeting of the Ulster Grassland Society was hosted by Tyrone farmer Declan Rafferty
Enormous costs to current dry spell
Aidan Brennan looks at the costs involved for dairy farmers in coming to grips with the current grass deficits.
31 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Inside ABP's UK dairy beef research farm
The research and demonstration farm aims to showcase sustainable production systems and identify more efficient genetics for producing beef. Declan Marren reports.
17 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Hitting target weights at every stage
The success of every business, is about having targets and measuring performance to ensure you hit them. Dairy-beef systems are the same. Regular weighing of cattle is the only accurate way to do so.
7 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Thrive: all roads lead to Cashel for demo farm open day
The Thrive demo farm open day will showcase all aspects of dairy beef production and outline the financial performance of the farm over the last three years.
6 August 2022 News
Getting grass right - the difference between profit and loss
For dairy-beef systems to be profitable, grazed grass must play a pivotal role. Getting grass and grazing right is one of the most important aspects of dairy-beef systems.
6 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Thrive: register for the dairy calf-to-beef demo farm open day
The Thrive dairy calf-to-beef demonstration farm will host a national open day on Tuesday August 9 starting at 10.30am.
4 August 2022 News
Ten tips for establishing clover in autumn reseeds
For farmers reseeding grassland this autumn, outlined are some tips to getting clover established.
Thrive dairy calf-to-beef demo farm open day
The Thrive demonstration farm will open its gates to the public for a national open day on 9 August. Declan Marren writes.
3 August 2022 Breeding & health
Grass+ Beef: thoughts turn to building grass covers for autumn
As we enter August, it is time for farmers to start building grass covers on farm for autumn grazing.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding