John Galvin, Grass Focus Farmer in Teagasc/Dairygold Joint Programme
Grainne Hurley, Teagasc Dairy Advisor, Macroom gets an insight as to how John Galvin, grass focus demonstration farmer in the Dairygold/Teagasc Joint Programme is managing his grass for the Autumn.
John Galvin is living near Dunmanway in West Cork. He is the grass focus demonstration farmer in the Dairygold/Teagasc Joint Programme. John is milking 100 crossbred cows on a 35.5ha milking platform.
Currently the focus of John's grassland management is building a bank of grass peaking in late September which will enable John keep the herd out on grass until mid November.