How beef farmers can pocket an extra €60/hd by making one small change

Beef farmer, George Shaw, swapped life as a pharmacist for a position in an animal health company.

Opinion: Ending the merry-go-round of suckler farming debates

“The balance of power as it currently stands is entirely skewed against the ordinary farmer.”

VIDEO: ‘Crazy’ cow destroys gate

The cow is going to be culled.

Farmer’s Diary: We need to talk about Blackie…

I’m not one for wearing my heart on my sleeve but this is one of those occasions where I would like to share something a bit personal, writes Clodagh Hughes.

VIDEO: Managing a 750-cow dairy herd

“The robot is now almost like a 65th cow in the herd.”

‘There is no point in carrying a ewe that is not delivering a return for you’

It is important to be tough on yourself when assessing ewes post-weaning, writes Edward Earle.

Academic success leads the way to innovative lamb farming

Sarah Wood-Martin is a sheep farmer, University College Dublin (UCD) agricultural science graduate and now Bord Bia and European Try Lamb Ambassador.

Farmer’s Diary: Well, how about that weather then?

I was right in thinking the rain just wouldn’t know when to leave and I’m sure, like me, we could all do with a wee break from it, writes Clodagh Hughes.