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Every Blade of Grass Crucial on Small Farm Holding

In the heart of the Boyne Valley, Peter Mongey’s dairy farm is about three miles from Slane Castle at Stackallen, Co. Meath. The Mongey family have been farming the land since the early 1700’s when Peter’s ancestors settled in Ireland from France after the Battle of the Boyne. Farm walk - Friday, 14 September, 11am

03 September 2018
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Beef Newsletter September 2018

In this issue: • Four weeks to spread nitrogen • Winter feed situation • Beef Data and Genomics Programme • BETTER Farm update • Upcoming events

31 August 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
187KB
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Dairy Newsletter September 2018

In this issue: • Using the COW index • Don’t run cash on empty • Finalising 2017 accounts • Don’t let those bugs sneak in • Time to build grass covers • Correct milking routine

31 August 2018
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Newsletter
4 Pages
312KB
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Health and Safety Newsletter September 2018

In this edition: • Farm Safety Half-Day Training Courses • Learn about new revised Farm Safety Code of Practice • Improving farm safety is more important than ever • Complete online at www.farmsafely.com • Register your interest now

31 August 2018
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Newsletter
2 Pages
4,208KB
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Sheep Newsletter September 2018

In this edition: • Build up grass • Draft lambs regularly • Get ewes and rams breeding ready • Winter fodder/straw budget • Store lambs • Sort out your cash flow • BETTER Farm open days • Drafting what can be drafted • Recovering from the drought • Protect your back and joints

31 August 2018
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Newsletter
4 Pages
3,876KB
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Tillage Newsletter September 2018

In this issue: • National Crops Forum • Fodder production incentive • Provisional harvest report 2018 • Winter oilseed rape • Winter cereal variety selection • Protect your back and joints

31 August 2018
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Newsletter
4 Pages
3,583KB
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Making the switch to dairy farming work - Efficiently and Sustainably

Michael Doran is quite a new entrant to dairy farming based at Johnstown, Duncormick, Co Wexford, just one mile as the crow flies from the sea. Michael had 135 cows when he joined the Teagasc Glanbia Monitor Farm Programme, he is now milking 240 cows.

31 August 2018
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Media Article
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