Using astro turf to improve cow comfort

The walking speed has gone from 3km/hour to 5km/per hour

Student Focus: Ciarán Mc Donnell

Ciarán Mc Donnell (25) discusses dairy farming, studying at Ballyhaise/DkIT and his current master’s degree.

Student Focus: Darina Gowen

Darina Gowen (22) – a fifth-generation farmer - studies Dairy Herd Management at Clonakilty Ag College and is on placement in New Zealand.

Student Focus: Enda Shalvey

Enda Shalvey (22) is a fourth-year Animal and Crop Production student at UCD. The Shalveys – who hosted Big Week on the Farm in 2017 - milk over 70 cows on a 24-hectare block in Co. Cavan.

From Across the Pond - Michael Muldoon.

Our ‘From Across the Pond’ feature is back and this time That’sFarming speak to Meath dairy farmer, Michael Muldoon, who is now working as a farm manager on a 550-cow dairy farm in Canada! Read Michael’s story below!

Young Farmers: Meet Shane Dolan – Meet the 21-year-old milking 220 cows in Co. Westmeath

Catherina talks to Shane Dolan, a young dairy farmer that expanded his herd rapidly over the past seven years going from 60 cows in 2010 to 220 cows in 2017.

Young Farmer: Meet Christopher Tuffy - A 26-old-year milking 150 cows with a strong emphasis on genetics and grass!

Catherina speaks to Christopher Tuffy, a progressive dairy farmer that started milking 90 cows at 21 and has since expanded to 150 cows!

Farmer Focus: Meet John Cahalane- A prize-winning Belgian Blue breeder & dairy farmer

Catherina speaks to John Cahalane, a breeder who has enjoyed immense success on the show circuit!

Young Farmers Series: Meet Karol Kissane - An accountant & tax consultant turned dairy farmer and Nuffield Scholar 2018!

An accountant & tax consultant turned dairy farmer and Nuffield Scholar 2018- Karol Kissane is making his mark with a difference!