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Farm Programmes
New technologies helping breeding on Tullamore Farm
Darren Carty
Breeding is progressing nicely on Tullamore Farm, with cows put forward for breeding.
New Ag Tech – the secret is to solve a problem
NI entrepreneur Terry Canning was among the speakers at an event looking at the value of data on NI farms.
Top tips for getting suckler cows back in calf
Adam Woods takes a look at what’s important in terms of getting suckler cows back in calf
Dairy management: understanding the signs of heat
With the breeding season about to commence on most dairy farms, Aidan Brennan takes a look at the signs of heat in cows.
22 April 2024 Management
Dairy Management: grass, breeding and feed stocks
Aidan Brennan says that grass is likley to miss a season, going from winter mode to summer mode and bypassing spring.
17 April 2024 Management
Five tips to prepare stock bulls for breeding
For suckler herds calving in early spring, breeding is one month away, so thoughts should be turning towards getting stock bulls prepared in good time.
13 April 2024 Management
New sheep welfare scheme unveiled
Farmers can avail of payment of €8/ewe for completing two tasks from a list, including shearing, condition-scoring, plunge-dipping and clostridial disease vaccination.
10 April 2024 News
Dairy management: how much fertiliser to spread when the weather improves?
Aidan Brennan looks at the amount of fertiliser that should be applied on grazing ground and silage ground when the weather improves.
10 April 2024 Management
Farmers urged to get cows out on grass
Too many farmers are waiting for four or five days dry weather rather than grazing areas of the farm that can carry stock.
3 April 2024 News
Steps for dealing with the wet weather
Aidan Brennan and Declan Collins look at some of the practical things farmers can do to manage during this wet weather crisis.
3 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Beef breeding 2024 ready to roll
Adam Woods previews what’s inside this week’s special beef breeding focus ahead of the busy 2024 breeding season.
3 April 2024 Breeding & health
Dairy Management: dealing with tight fodder supplies
Aidan Brennan has some advice for farmers dealing with dwindling silage stock as the continuous rain hampers grazing.
27 March 2024 Management