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Dairy
Cantwell's Court dairy farm in Kilkenny sold
Amy Forde
The sale means the dairy division of Roebuck will now focus on milling, importation of food and ingredients and product sourcing only.
25 May 2024 News
Agri jobs: dairy farm manager wanted for 300-cow Cork farm
This week, dairy farms in counties Monaghan and Cork are on the hunt for farm workers, along with an opportunity for tractor drivers in Kilkenny.
18 May 2024 News
Agri jobs: tractor drivers wanted for fertiliser spreading
This week’s opportunities include a company looking for tractor drivers and dairy farms in the southeast looking for workers.
From feeding silage to making silage in the space of a week
Now is the time to analyse the grass situation and plan ahead - that was the main message from Teagasc dairy specialist in Ballyhaise, James Dunne, at a Teagasc signpost farm walk in Offaly.
8 May 2024 News
Farmer Writes: good weather, price increases and breeding
Breeding season is commencing this week on Padraig Callanan's farm, with calving almost finished. Silage ground preparation is well under way with an aim to have silage cut around 20 May.
1 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Watch: this week in photos - grass, ploughing and bringing in cows
Our top photos from the past week include farmers raking grass, ploughing, baling silage, bringing in cows for milking, sowing spring barley and more.
28 April 2024 News
Agri jobs: opportunities on dairy farms in Waterford and Kilkenny
This week's agri jobs section sees an exciting role for two friends to work on a dairy farm in south Kilkenny with accommodation provided.
27 April 2024 News
Milk supply falls by up to 9% to end of March
Southern processors were hardest hit with Barryroe Co-op back 10% on 2023 levels and Dairygold Co-op back 8.6%.
24 April 2024 News
Agri-jobs: labour demand in Kilkenny
This week in the agri-jobs section, there is an opportunity on a 240-cow dairy farm in Kilkenny, along with tractor work.
20 April 2024 News
Best practice in milking courses to run across the country
Teagasc, in conjunction with FRS Training, the Department of Agriculture and Animal Health Ireland (AHI) are running four two-day milking courses across four locations.
16 April 2024 News
Watch: this week in photos - grass, milking, marts and farm walks
Our top photos from the week include farmers zero grazing a multi-species sward, spreading mushroom compost and milking cows. Our photographers also attended a Teagasc spring clover walk and marts.
14 April 2024 News
Get cows grazing when and where you can, Teagasc advises
Speaking at a Teagasc webinar, Donal Patton said conditions are far from perfect, but an attempt needs to be made to get grass into cows’ diets.
3 April 2024 News