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Dairy
‘No justification’ for dairy farmer TAMS exclusion - IFA
Barry Murphy
The IFA has called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to reverse a potential move to have some dairy farmers excluded from TAMS funding for milking parlours.
30 November 2022 Management
Buyer's guide: automated heat and health detection aids
Aidan Brennan outlines the key considerations when purchasing an automated heat and health detection system.
26 October 2022 Buildings
IFBA on tour: Gurteen College dairy facilities
After a three year break, the IFBA was back for its annual conference and farm tours, visiting Gurteen College as part of this. Martin Merrick reports
Farmer Writes: another year, another drought
Overall we have reduced nitrogen use this year and were able to skip a round during the good growth in May, writes Thomas Duffy.
14 September 2022 Farmer Writes
The dairy farm converter blessed among women in Galway
The Connelly family dairy farm supply Aurivo co-op with manufacturing milk from February to November.
7 September 2022 Milk quality
New parlour halves milking time for Carlow farmer
A new 20-unit parlour has more than halved the milking time for Niall Maloney.
10 August 2022 Buildings
Faster and safer milking in Waterford
Aidan Brennan travels to Clonea in Co Waterford to check out the upgrades Pat Tobin has made to his milking facilities.
10 August 2022 Dairy Equipment
Family partnership in Limerick
The O'Leary family from Ballyagrin in Co Limerick entered into a succession partnership five years ago and haven't looked back since.
27 July 2022 Milk quality
Scaling new heights in Scartaglen
The Drumm farm is situation on top of a steep hill overlooking the rolling countryside of Scartaglen.
27 July 2022 Milk quality