Way Out West: From farming and teaching to football and typing
Tommy Moyles
Combining farming, teaching and his interest in GAA means every week has some variety for Co Mayo suckler farmer Alan Flatley. Tommy Moyles reports.
14 September 2022 Grass & feeding
Organic questions answered at ACA walk
Adam Woods reports from a well-attended Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) organic farm walk in Co Offaly.
13 September 2022 Management
Increased tetany risks with autumn grazing
Herd owners should be taking steps to reduce the risk of grass tetany in suckler cows during autumn.
Watch: organic farming questions answered at ACA farm walk
Adam Woods reports from a well-attended Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) organic farm walk in Co Offaly.
8 September 2022 Management
Fertile suckler cows in Pomeroy
The summer beef meeting of the Ulster Grassland Society was hosted by Tyrone farmer Declan Rafferty
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
MartBids Database: factory agents active for finished stock
Factory buyers are keen to secure numbers ringside, which is encouraging some farmers to sell more finished stock in the live ring. Declan Marren reports.
24 August 2022 Markets
Farmers 95% compliant with BEEP-S weighing
One in 20 farmers who applied for funding under the BEEP-S scheme did not receive payment due to non-compliances with the scheme conditions.
23 August 2022 News
MartBids Database: cull cows a flying trade
The demand for well-fleshed cows remains very strong ringside. Declan Marren reports.
10 August 2022 Markets
Henderson wins Fermanagh Show suckler competition
A new competition organised as part of the Fermanagh Show saw entries from some of the country's top suckler herds.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Is it time to take remove the stock bull from spring-calving cows?
Spring-calving suckler farmers should give thought to removing the stock bull from cows as breeding activity winds down.
2 August 2022 Management
Five items for every calving kit in autumn
As autumn calving gets under way, make sure that all items in the calving kit have been restocked in time.
30 July 2022 Management
€1,000/ha net margin attainable on drystock farms
Adam Woods takes a look back at some of the main messages from the financial performance of Tullamore Farm at the open day this week.
27 July 2022 Management