Managing grazing quality and preparing for autumn

“Remember that while growth is currently relatively strong, this supply will start to reduce as we approach the end of August.”

Farmer's Diary: Taking the first cut of silage

While conditions are great for cutting silage, grazing ground is slow to come back, writes Edward Earle

Farmer's Diary: Moving back from robotics to a conventional parlour

David McNamee works in a 126 cow high-input, indoor system.

Rotational grazing boosts production on beef farm

Is rotational grazing worth the hassle?

WATCH: Automatic gate opener timer

In a paddock situation, the timer and a temporary gate replace the function of the normal gate.

Property Report: 14 acre farmland with sheds and derelict cottage sells for €270,000

At this week’s property report, held in Tattersalls Ratoath, a lively auction was had, with seven bidders battling it out for the farmland.

My Grazing Week: Autumn 10

Check in with Andrew for this week's installment of My Grazing week.

ThatsFarming Best Of The Week: Livestock Laughter

On this week's Best of The week we stick to the livestock theme, and I must say we received some absolute Gems this week!

Teagasc Sheep Open Day

The Teagasc Sheep Open day was held yesterday at the Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre in Athenry Co. Galway.

Sheep Guide: Pasture Management

In this week’s sheep guide we take a look at pasture management in sheep, and the best ways to get more out of your stock.

Feature: My Grazing Week 13

Check out the latest update from Andrew Walsh's Wexford farm in My Grazing Week.

My Grazing Week 7 on ABC robotic Grazing

Check out the newest update from Andrew and James Walsh's farm in Wexford, as the popular feature continues:

Feature: My Grazing Week 5 on ABC Robotic Grazing

Check out the latest update from Andrew and James Walsh's farm in Co. Wexford.