Farm Programmes
Tullamore Farm testing the peas and cereal combi-crop mix
Kelsey Daly
Kelsey Daly looks at growing a combi-crop mix on Tullamore Farm for high protein silage while reducing the nitrogen input on the farm.
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
31 May 2024 News
Farm Tech Talk: beef prices, Tullamore Farm and US dairying
Tune into this week's Farm Tech Talk, where we discuss beef prices, weight gains on Tullamore Farm and hear about developments in dairy breeding in the US.
New technologies helping breeding on Tullamore Farm
Breeding is progressing nicely on Tullamore Farm, with cows put forward for breeding.
29 May 2024 Tullamore Farm
Halfway point reached in breeding for Tullamore Farm
There have been just over four weeks of breeding completed on Tullamore Farm, with the first 30 heifers bred having been scanned this week.
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
The recently installed heat and health detection collars on Tullamore Farm have started to make breeding much easier on the farm.
10 May 2024 Tullamore Farm
Changes to breeding plan on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the changes being implemented on Tullamore farm for the 2024 breeding season.
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm
Breeding has begun on the beef suckler herd in Tullamore, while lambs receive their first run through the handling unit.
26 April 2024 Tullamore Farm
Turnout two months behind on Tullamore Farm
Adam Woods has the latest from Tullamore Farm, the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep demonstration farm in Co Offaly.
19 April 2024 Breeding & health
Lambing winding down after plenty of challenges
Lambing in Tullamore farm has had plenty of ups and downs this year with adverse weather the standout challenge while abortion and the birth of weak lambs also raising concerns.
3 April 2024 Management
Tullamore Farm update: calving, lambing and selling bulls
Inclement weather is making life on Tullamore Farm busier in a week when calving is progressing nicely, lambing is ramping up and 11 yearling bulls were sold in Roscrea Mart.
15 March 2024 Tullamore Farm
Beef Management: shed space, colostrum and lime/fertilsier applications
Adam Woods takes a look at dealing with the current weather conditions, getting enough colostrum into calves and the lime/fertilser/slurry relationships that farmers have to remember.
13 March 2024 Management