Farm programmes

The latest news and features from the Irish Farmers Journal farm programmes and demonstration farms.

Tillage
Barley harvest to kick off this week
Conor Kehoe
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Wexford, Galway, and Derry as farmer make final preparations for harvest.
 
 
The Creamery reimagined in Co Leitrim
One multigenerational Leitrim farm family are using their complementary skillsets to create a very special rural enterprise, writes Brendan Dunford.
Topics discussed at the Footprint Farmers farm walk
This week Kelsey Daly covers the huge turnout at the Waterford Footprint Farmers walk, topics such as Vixeran, slurry, and sustainable measures were prominent throughout the event.
Five easy steps towards more sustainable farming
Kelsey Daly outlines five simple steps for sustainable farming that farmers can adopt to enhance the sustain-ability of their farms.
Leading on sustainability in Co Limerick
Gearóid Maher’s approach to farming shows how social and environmental sustainability can underpin a profitable dairy enterprise, writes Brendan Dunford.
Barley harvest to kick off this week
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Wexford, Galway, and Derry as farmer make final preparations for harvest.
Final sprays on cereals and maize begins to recover
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Laois and Meath, as rain and warmer weather improve crop growth.
Watch: lambs weaned early as beef breeding comes to a close on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick chats to farm manager Shaun Diver as the mid-season flock of lambs are weaned early, while breeding in the suckler herd comes to an end for 2024.
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Watch: lambs weaned early as beef breeding comes to a close on Tullamore Farm
Martin Merrick chats to farm manager Shaun Diver as the mid-season flock of lambs are weaned early, while breeding in the suckler herd comes to an end for 2024.
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Third grazing for the multispecies sward
The multispecies sward is thriving well on Tullamore Farm with a good yield expected again this year.
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Tullamore Farm update: first batch of 2024-born lambs drafted
The 16 March-born lambs, weighing from 42kg to 50kg, were slaughtered on Thursday and generated a sales value of €182.59.
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Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore Farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
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