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Francis Nolan - Muckalee, North Kilkenny

Teagasc Tirlan Future Farm

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  • Francis is a new entrant to dairying. He is farming 91 Ha of which 25Ha is rented.
  • In 2022 he milked 155 cows & he had 37 replacements
  • Francis spoke at the IGA Spring Conference in 2023 on the technologies that has future proofed his dairy farm.



Farm Update

Francis Nolan Video Management Hints

Autumn build up of grass on heavy land- Francis Nolan Teagasc Glanbia Future Farm Kilkenny summary.


Overview of the farm

This video gives an overview of the farm & farm system. Francis explains his plans to do more reseeding over the next few years as well as improving soil fertility. Francis joined the Programme to grow more grass, improve soil fertility, while becoming more efficient & sustainable in the future.



Updates from Previous Years

View 2021, 2020 and 2019 updates