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Play video Farm Tech Talk 03.11.2023
Farm Tech Talk 03.11.2023
This week, Adam Woods talks about the new beef bull rankings, Darren Carty talks about feed for sheep and Aidan Brennan discusses drying off dairy cows
Play video Farm Tech Talk 20.10.2023
Farm Tech Talk 20.10.2023
This week, Adam Woods explains re-ranking of beef bulls, Darren Carty crunches the numbers on the ACRES Scheme and Aidan Brennan talks managing the extreme heavy rainfall
Play video Sponsored: Sommet de l’Élevage livestock show
Sponsored: Sommet de l’Élevage livestock show
The Sommet de l’Élevage show is taking place in Clermont-Ferrand in the south of France. The four-day event is almost completely centred around livestock with over 2,000 animals on show.
Play video Farm Tech Talk 25.08.2023
Farm Tech Talk 25.08.2023
This week, Darren talks about the upcoming sheep breeding season, Aidan on bloat issues, Siobhan on the new forage crop rules and Phelim on positivity in the beef trade. We also hear from ESB Networks about safety around electrical cables.
Play video Farm Tech Talk - 18.08.2023
Farm Tech Talk - 18.08.2023
This week, I’ll be talking to Phelim about Argentina and its possible affect on global trade, Aidan on the new fertiliser register and Siobhan on the forage crop debacle. We also chat to Claire Aspel from Grassland AGRO on getting better grass growth
Play video Herd of cattle fall off Clare cliffs
Herd of cattle fall off Clare cliffs
A herd of 25 cattle fell from a cliff area near Doonbeg, Co Clare on Monday. Farmer, Pat Hayes and locals worked into the night to rescue those remaining that were not lost to the sea.
Play video Farm Tech Talk - 07.07.2023
Farm Tech Talk - 07.07.2023
This week we talk to Aidan on the nitrates debate, Adam on the beef price plunge and Darren on the future of the sheep sector. We also pop down to the FTMTA Show in Punchestown to find out about the latest in farm machinery.
Play video Farm Tech Talk - 23.06.2023
Farm Tech Talk - 23.06.2023
This week, Adam Woods talks about the latest beef price, Darren Carty on big changes that need to happen on sheep farms and Aidan Brennan on all things dairy. We also talked to John O’Loughlin from Grassland AGRO on spreading nitrogen.
Play video Tullamore Farm Video Diary: Calving time
Tullamore Farm Video Diary: Calving time
Calving 2023 is the first big event in the year for most cattle farmers, and it’s no different for Shaun Diver down on Tullamore Farm. Shaun chats about how this year’s calving has gone, including the new shed, cow diet, farm hygiene and more.
Play video March 2023 grazing update from THRIVE demo farm
March 2023 grazing update from THRIVE demo farm
Declan Marren has an update from the THRIVE demo farm where a return to wet weather has made grazing conditions more challenging over the past week.
Play video Moving towards a more responsible approach to parasite control
Moving towards a more responsible approach to parasite control
Maura Langan, veterinary adviser with Norbrook, discusses pre-housing protection from post-housing welfare issues.
Play video Watch: bullocks worth €15,000 on Japanese Wagyu farm
Watch: bullocks worth €15,000 on Japanese Wagyu farm
The Irish Farmers Journal visited a Wagyu beef and Holstein dairy farm outside Tokyo, Japan with near 2,000 head of cattle.
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