Former Animal Health Ireland chair receives UCD honorary degree
Rachel Donovan
Mike Magan was chair of Animal Health Ireland for 13 years.
Discussion forums at BEEF2024 open day
There are a number of discussion forums that are taking place at BEEF 2024 on dairy beef, suckler beef and wider industry issues.
19 June 2024 Management
Beef Management: grazing stemmy covers, fly control and scanning
Martin Merrick details how best to utilise heavy covers, controlling flies to prevent summer mastitis and why an early scanning of cows may be beneficial to farmers.
Farmer Writes: the folly of youth
Keeping the younger cows at home instead of the older ones takes up a bit more time for AI as Tommy Moyles discovered.
12 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Lack of food shortages to blame for emissions focus on livestock, says FAO chief
We need to provide more with less and we need innovation and technology, the boss of the Food and Agriculture Organisation has said. Claire McCormack reports.
12 June 2024 News
Almost 50% cut to profit if derogation is lost
Thomas Condon reports from the Dairygold farm walk on the Goggin farm in Cork where water quality and the impact of the derogation was the centre of attention.
12 June 2024 Grass & feeding
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
11 June 2024 News
Leeway with suckler payment ruled out
Late calving cows in some herds may not meet requirements under the Suckler Cow Scheme which is planned to open next year.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Keeping on top of summer health issues
Adam Woods previews this week’s summer health Focus and what’s inside.
5 June 2024 Animal Health
JALEX jolt for biggest and best sale yet
Shanon Kinahan has all the details you need for the upcoming sale of almost 300 Commercial Cattle at the JALEX on farm auction.
5 June 2024 Pedigree
Grass+ Beef: growth slows as quality becomes an issue
Growth has dipped in the last few days, while grass has started to stem out resulting in it being difficult to maintain quality through correction.
5 June 2024 Grass & feeding
Weekend weather: dry and mild with temperatures of up to 20°C
The national forecaster has said that high pressure will dominate for the bank holiday weekend, although clouds and light rain are a possibility on Sunday and Monday.
31 May 2024 News