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10 songs that are guaranteed to be playing in any house on Christmas morning

10 songs that are guaranteed to be playing in any house on Christmas morning

At Christmas time the radio will be playing all the classics and no matter how hard you try to resist...

Why late pregnancy management of suckler cows is crucial

Why late pregnancy management of suckler cows is crucial

Spring calving suckler cows are now in mid or late pregnancy, so pre-calving management and preparing for calving is crucial...

Are all the lights working properly on your tractor?

Are all the lights working properly on your tractor?

At this time of year lights on a tractor become more important whether you are driving on the road or...

Maintaining a battery on a tractor can save a lot of headaches

Maintaining a battery on a tractor can save a lot of headaches

The battery in your tractor is just one component of the electrical system which keeps your tractor running properly. A...

Don’t get caught in the dark this winter when driving your tractor

Don’t get caught in the dark this winter when driving your tractor

With the days now shorter than they were in summer and autumn months, the lights on your tractor are no doubt...

How to manage your tractor’s cooling system this winter

How to manage your tractor’s cooling system this winter

Maintaining your tractor’s cooling system is particularly important throughout the year, but special care must be taken during the winter...

Is the fuel system in your tractor working to its full potential?

Is the fuel system in your tractor working to its full potential?

Servicing tractors at any time of the year is good practice, while the fuel system remains one of the most important...

Pedigree world: A Limousin bull with a lasting impact

Pedigree world: A Limousin bull with a lasting impact

Dauphin is one of the most successful Limousin sires of the past 25 years, after coming through the French Sersia...

Receivers back in possession of Kingston farm amid claims of trespassing

Receivers back in possession of Kingston farm amid claims of trespassing

Bank appointed receivers have regained possession of the farm belonging to the Kingston family, former winners of RTE’s ‘Ireland’s Fittest...

5 benefits to having the correct lime content in your soil

5 benefits to having the correct lime content in your soil

In recent years there has been a steady decline in soil pH on Irish farms and currently close to 60%...

Two of the most potentially toxic pollution sources on farms this summer

Two of the most potentially toxic pollution sources on farms this summer

Farmers are being advised to be conscious that some of the worst waterways pollution happens over the summer months. Alan...

Agriland Vet: Treating Grass Tetany as rain drives grass growth

Agriland Vet: Treating Grass Tetany as rain drives grass growth

The rain and humid conditions that have gripped the country in the last couple of days have been good for...

Agriland Vet: Dealing with Orf – the sheep farmer’s nightmare

Agriland Vet: Dealing with Orf – the sheep farmer’s nightmare

Spring is the most common time for an Orf outbreak to occur and here vet Frank O’Sullivan details the necessary...

Calving this spring? Some great advice on farm safety around calving cows

Calving this spring? Some great advice on farm safety around calving cows

Farmers must realise that they need to look after themselves when dealing with livestock. Livestock related accidents accounted for 22% of...

Lungworm outbreaks in cows can cost €160/cow – is it time to vaccinate?

Lungworm outbreaks in cows can cost €160/cow – is it time to vaccinate?

Lungworm outbreaks in adult cows can cost €160 per cow, according to Fergal Morris of MSD Animal Health. He says that...

Six key steps to preventing milk fever in your herd this autumn

Six key steps to preventing milk fever in your herd this autumn

Cases of milk fever have been quite common this autumn. Milk fever is a calcium deficiency triggered by the increased...

Expansion can challange herd health which can ‘make or break a farm’

Expansion can challange herd health which can ‘make or break a farm’

The health of a herd will be challenged during expansion which can either make or break the farm. Smooth expansion...

What does pasture really cost you as a farmer?

What does pasture really cost you as a farmer?

It has been suggested recently that as a feed, pasture is more expensive than supplements, but DairyNZ developer Sean McCarthy disagrees...