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Beef
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
19 April 2024 News
Highs of 17°C forecast this weekend - Met Éireann
Met Éireann has forecast for temperatures of up to 17°C in the coming days, with a reduction in rainfall.
17 April 2024 Breeding
Irish Horse: Palaces and problems
Helen Sharp has been to the Paris Olympic equestrian site for a slice of the upcoming glamour, meanwhile at home breeders face more passport misery.
Farmer Writes: round one of grazing done
I did another grass walk last week and I was pleasantly surprised to have a growth of 41kg per day. Fingers crossed it stays increasing, writes Padraig Callanan.
17 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Spike in injuries when farm workload increases
As the weather picks up and workload increases, Teagasc is urging farmers to keep an eye on farm safety.
17 April 2024 News
Farmer Writes: adaption continues as rain eases
Adapting to the weather has been part of the daily routine on Tommy Moyles' farm at Ardfield, Clonakilty, Co Cork, over the last month.
17 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Beef Management: breeding, dosing and silage budgeting
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at breeding dates, dosing at turnout and doing a silage budget for winter 2024.
17 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
Maternal traits and quality silage the backbone of Sligo suckler operation
Trevor Boland is running a tight ship with his 50-cow part time suckler herd, with cow fertility, milk and high DMD silage the major building blocks in this success.
17 April 2024 Breeding & health
My Farming Week: Niall and Simone Maguire, Co Monaghan
Niall and Simone Maguire are utilising embryo transfer to speed up genetic gain in their pedigree and commercial suckler herd, with a new bespoke shed adding to the operation.
17 April 2024 News
Watch: breeding heifers hit €2,950 in Balla
Adam Woods reports from Balla mart’s general cattle sale in Mayo at the weekend.
16 April 2024 Markets
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