Automation and technology top of the agenda on Co. Tipperary dairy farm

Timmy Dwyer is a dairy farmer from Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, milking a herd of 120 spring-calving cows. The farm is home to 123ac and an additional 35ac are leased.

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LAMMA Silver Online Innovation Award Winners 2019

The LAMMA Innovation Awards have attained a reputation for recognising and commending some of the best advances in agricultural. The awards, provide a platform for LAMMA exhibitors to introduce

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The Importance of the Drying Off Period

Most dairy farms are currently undergoing their dry off period. The purpose of the drying off period is to give lactating animals a period of rest. This will give a cow the ability to calve at

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Timeless Gift For Busy Farmers

Featured in the Farmer's Journal Official Christmas Gift Guide 2018!

The gift of precious time and peace of mind this Christmas with Herdwatch!

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Managing a full-time job and a purebred Limousin herd in Co. Laois

Brian Campion and his father, Ger, run a herd of predominately purebred Limousin cows under a spring and autumn-calving system in Rathdowney, Co. Laois. The family farm consists of 80 acres of

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Irish Farmers Journal - Dairy Day 2018

With the biggest dairy event of the year just around the corner we thought we’d look at what’s in store for this year’s Dairy Day!

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Meet your winter feed demands

From snowstorms to drought, the severe changing weather of 2018 has put pressure on fodder stocks, impacting all livestock enterprises throughout Ireland. For months farmers battled with the

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Winter Fodder Calculator

As the population of Irish farmers know this year, we suffered a severe fodder shortage throughout the country. The effects of which had a harsh damaging impact on the agricultural sector.

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Women in Agriculture-A force to be reckoned with

In its 11th year running the Women and Agriculture Conference made its return to the Kingdom this year. Over 600 delegates gathered at the Europe Hotel in Killarney for the annual Women and

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Beef Farmer introduces technology to his West of Ireland Farm

Eoin Burns runs a beef finishing enterprise in Corofin, Co. Galway. The family run farm stretches across a total of 75 acres. The 28-year-old farmer operates a store-to-beef system, bringing all

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