articles about dairy-farming
Catherina meets Gerard and Angela Brickley who own and manage an 80-acre farm with 60 high-yielding robotically-milked cows; Fleckvieh genetics; & a zero-grazing system.
This week, Kevin speaks to a second-generation dairy farmer, Darragh Callanan, farming near Ardrahan, Co. Galway. Read all about his journey into the industry below!
Catherina meets 20-year-old Maeve Keane, who juggles life as a dairy farmer with her Rural Enterprise & Agri-Business studies at G.M.I.T.
Maurice and Eva Costelloe installed a high-tech milking system, a 50-unit Dairymaster parlour Swiftflo Revolver parlour for their 300-cow herd & they continue to reap the rewards.
Catherina meets Gavin Brady from Ballinagh, Co. Cavan, a dairy farmer and former student of Ballyhaise Agricultural College who is currently completing a Diploma in Dairy Herd Management.
Catherina speaks to Anne Kelleher, a Teagasc Walshfellow who has a keen interest in Parasitology. Anne is a fifth-generation dairy sheep farmer in the Rebel County.
Dan and Bernie were looking at ways to improve efficiency in their dairy herd, step forward Specialist Nutrition and their Eornagold product. Watch the video to find out more about the product or read more below!
'What I find bewildering is that there were not more people vocally questioning the dairy sectors expansion strategy.The tragedy is that the Irish industry has now heavily invested in commodity markets for which its farming base'- Stuart is back!
Catherina meets Jade Fielding, a 23-year-old student who took the scenic route when it came to pursuing a career in Agriculture. Jade is studying a Level-6 Cert in Dairy Herd Management.
Catherina meets Emma Sherlock, a WIT Ag Science student & tillage and dairy farmer from the Rebel County.
21-year-old WIT student and dairy farmer Aisling Neville runs a 240-cow herd with her family. The Offaly native has also experienced immense success on the show circuit.
Catherina meets Caroline O’Keeffe, a 21-year Dairy Business student who has recently returned from milking 1,300 cows in New Zealand. She runs a herd of 100 dairy cows with her parents.
In this week's update we take a look at grassland management and just why its so important.