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VIDEO: Designing a safe sheep handling unit – top tips

Avoid sheeted gates and do not use corrugated metal sheets to cover gates or as pen dividers.

VIDEO: Fertility the key to success on 350-cow dairy farm

Moran is aiming to achieve a 10% increase in production, with a target of 500kg+ milk solids/cow, when the herd matures.

VIDEO: Moving away from excessive inputs on 320-acre tillage farm

He has been practicing no-till cereals for a good number of years.

‘We purchase cattle from the farmer at €5/kg and we sell it at €15/kg’

“I have a figure in my head that in 5 years’ time, we hope to process 5,000 cattle.”

VIDEO: ‘Back 7 or 8 years ago, the sheep decided where they wanted to go’

How a paddock grazing system is putting more money back in this sheep farmer’s back pocket

VIDEO: ‘It’s not the easiest place to farm, but I love the area’

“It’s very hard to get machinery in or doing anything,” explains Keane, who farms 160 mountain ewes in Connemara.

VIDEO: 340 tonnes, 17-acres, 2 hours

Watch this pit being filled in just under 100 seconds!

‘I can be found driving tractors, moving livestock or cleaning sheds’

“My favourite memory has to be purchasing my first cow and calf." explained 22-year-old WIT graduate Aoife Hennessy.

PHOTOS: ‘Exceptional’ residence on 6-acres guiding at €795,000

“Harnessing every modern construction material and technique, it boasts an incredible B1 energy rating, owing in no part to the extensive insulation, triple glazing and more.”

VIDEO: Marty Mone – U Turn

Have you heard Mone’s new single?