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Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
Kieran Mailey
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.
 
 


Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.
Clover week 2024: top tips for getting clover to work
Clover week 2024: top tips for getting clover to work
Aidan Brennan outlines some of the top tips when trying to get clover established in permanent grassland.
What are forage crops costing to grow?
What are forage crops costing to grow?
Farmers should look at the Teagasc crop costs and returns before planting forage crops and see how their figures will differ.
Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
Keep on top of worm burdens in young cattle
With warm conditions forecast to follow rain showers this week, worm burdens will be increasing on grazing swards, which pose a health risk to young cattle.


Keeping disease out of spring barley crops
Keeping disease out of spring barley crops
It is easier to keep disease out of crops than to control it. It is also important to avoid stress on plants.
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control is going through a mini-revolution. For decades, herbicide was the solution to all weed problems, but this is quickly changing, writes Dermot Forristal, Teagasc Oak Park.
Plans for more female-only tractor driving courses
Plans for more female-only tractor driving courses
FRS Training has rolled out more female-only tractor-driving courses after a successful pilot programme was attended by 43 participants, writes Sarah McIntosh.




Halfway point reached in breeding for 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.
Flag leaf sprays on wheat and thriving spring barley
Flag leaf sprays on wheat and thriving spring barley
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Westmeath, Down, and Waterford as farmers try to get spraying done between the showers.
Flag leaf sprays on wheat and thriving spring barley
New technologies helping breeding on Tullamore Farm
Breeding is progressing nicely on Tullamore Farm, with cows put forward for breeding.
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Derry, Galway, and Cork as planting finishes and the focus turns to spraying.
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urgedSPONSORED
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urged
Heightened risks of soil and slurry contamination in first-cut grass silage after the wet winter will require extra vigilance with silage making this season, an expert is urging.
Irish beef sales in Britain still growingSPONSORED
Irish beef sales in Britain still growing
Bord Bia meat and organics market specialist Seán Deane reports that Irish beef sales in Britain continued to grow in the first two months of 2024, building on last year's strong performance.
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBaleSPONSORED
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBale
In Clogheen, Co Tipperary, Thomas Moloney, alongside his father Jim, has been steering the family business through the evolving landscape of Irish agriculture for over six decades.
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farmSPONSORED
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farm
DURA² fencing provided John Paul Bennett and his wife Laura with a durable and environmentally friendly fencing solution for their home and farm.