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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Innovation Appreciation at the National Dairy Show 2018

This weekend the Herdwatch team proudly attended the 35th annual National Dairy Show, in Millstreet, Co. Cork. As promised it was a fun filled day for family and trader alike.

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The National Dairy Show 2018

The National Dairy Show 2018:

It’s back! Promising to be bigger and better than ever before the National Dairy Show is celebrating their 35th anniversary this year. So, whether you’re a farmer,

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Farm Medicine Scanner

Earlier this year, Herdwatch, the farm management app that is currently used on over 10,000 farms across Ireland and the UK introduced another innovation to livestock farmers called the “Farm

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#Agventions: The Tullamore show

The first annual Agventions competition in association with the Tullamore show has drawn to a close and we are happy to say that it has been a massive success! 

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