When farming, having a spare day does not come around very often, making the time you get one, all the more important. Check out our list of things to do this weekend and coming week, so your day off will not be to waste!
March 27th will see Clare Macra raffle off a prize-winning calf. The calf in question is a 4star LM heifer out of a Friesian cow. The calf was sponsored by Clare marts. Tickets will be sold at Clare marts on March 27th and 29th, with the raffle taking place April 3rd. One line costs €10 to enter, while you can get three for €20.
All money earned will go to Clare Macra.
More from Macra, as the Impromptu Debating Regional Rounds, take place this coming Saturday, 24th. Visit macra.ie for further details.
24 March 2018 – Sees the Young Breeders Training day, in association with Teagasc, take place in Ennisnag Stud, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny. It kick’s off bright and early at 10:30 am, to register see https://teagasc.clr.events/event/126816:young-breeders-training-day-ennisnag-stud
29th March - On-Farm Demo of New Slurry Application Techniques
This event, kicking off at 11am, will take place at Venue Farm near Dromagh. It will demonstrate Slurry spread on grassland using new slurry application techniques
Topics covered include: Nitrogen efficiency, Grass Contamination and intakes, Slurry nutrient contents, Machinery demonstration, Health and safety. Contact Teagasc Kanturk for more details (029) 50886
March 29th - Grass10 Farm Walk - Winner of Young Farmer Category
Time is to be confirmed, though the venue is the Farm of Tim Crowley, Bandon, Co. Cork - Winner of the 'Young Farmer Category' in the Grass10 Grassland Farmer of the Year Competition. A farm walk will take place on 29 March on the farm of Tim Crowley, Bandon, Co. Cork. Contact Teasgasc for further details.
Gaa - Saturday sees the final of the GAA club all Ireland championship takes place between Cuala and Na Piarsaigh in O’Moore Park. The match kicks off at 5:30pm sharp, its not one to be missed!
That’s not all of the GAA action this weekend, as in the Allianz football league there are over 16 matches due to kick off at 3pm sharp. The most anticipated tie of the round is the encounter between Tyrone and Kerry in Healy Park in Omagh.
Have you entered our raffle to drive a new T7 210 for the Dublin to Mayo tractor run. Enter by clicking below!