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Agri jobs: opportunity to manage 200-cow spring calving herd
Grace Hoare
Several full-time dairy positions have become available in Galway, Kilkenny, Laois and Cork and they are offering enticing remuneration packages.
13 July 2024 Grass & feeding
The Grass Week: growth creeps up but fodder stock low
While still behind the norm for the time of the year, growth has improved over the past two weeks and looks set to improve further.
12 July 2024 News
Changing face of Irish beef industry
The crowds at this week's Dairy Calf to Beef shows farmers are open minded to change, but it has to be shown to work.
Weekend weather: highs of 20°C on Sunday
Met Éireann has revealed a combination of dry conditions, sunny spells and scattered showers over the weekend, with highest temperatures reaching 20°C.
12 July 2024 News
Days of exporting unweaned calves 'on life support'
The Netherlands is looking to fast-track new rules, which would hamper calf exports to the market.
10 July 2024 News
Lakeland increases price for June supplies
Lakeland Dairies has announced an increase to its base price for milk supplied during June
10 July 2024 Northern Ireland
Dairy Trends: no contagion effect from poor GDT
The effect of the big reduction in the last GDT auction seems to be confined to that auction, writes Aidan Brennan.
10 July 2024 Markets
Tipperary dairy calf-to-beef farm targets €100,000 profit
The 112ha farm is leased by Teagasc, with 95ha fully reseeded with grass and white clover and 10ha of cereals.
10 July 2024 News
Part-time grazing a spring-calving herd
John Morton hosted a Fane Valley event on his farm in Co Armagh.
10 July 2024 Northern Ireland
Nitrogen rate cut equates to losing one bale per/ha
In February, the Department of Agriculture announced a 5% cut to the upper limit of chemical nitrogen rates for all farmers.
10 July 2024 News
Farmers to sell stock due to fodder shortages
The target for feed on hand after first-cut is 70% for dairy farms and 77% for drystock farms.
10 July 2024 News
My Farming Week: Trevor Cobbe, Doolagh, Portarlington, Co Laois
Trevor Cobbe and his father, Roy, have been farming in partnership since 2015.
10 July 2024 l2