Winter

Spring Barley sees a boost while area of wheat planted continues to decline

Spring Barley sees a boost while area of wheat planted continues to decline

The area of wheat planted in Great Britain has continued to decline while the area of spring barley planted last...

July 9, 2018

Is your farm ready for winter?

Is your farm ready for winter?

As snow falls across the region, Department of Agriculture (DAERA) advisors have warned that spending time preparing for winter could...

December 8, 2017

Poll results: Almost 40% of farmers fear fodder shortage this winter

Poll results: Almost 40% of farmers fear fodder shortage this winter

Poor weather across the island has left many farmers facing a very bleak winter, with significant numbers already concerned that...

October 30, 2017

10 ways to lower your home energy bills this winter

10 ways to lower your home energy bills this winter

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has some advice to help people save money on their home energy bills this winter. A...

November 22, 2016

Is your farm ready for a freezing cold winter?

Is your farm ready for a freezing cold winter?

Freezing weather conditions affects farming in several ways and to help give advice to farmers on what to do in...

November 9, 2016

Feed mills expecting strong demand for fodder extender rations this winter

Feed mills expecting strong demand for fodder extender rations this winter

The forecast of a significant silage shortfall in the west over the coming winter months has prompted feed compounders in...

October 20, 2016

Plenty of planning to do for the remainder of the grazing season

Plenty of planning to do for the remainder of the grazing season

As autumn draws in, there is plenty of planning to do for the remainder of the grazing season and indeed...

September 21, 2016

Handy tips to keep milking equipment from freezing

Handy tips to keep milking equipment from freezing

With severe frost promised this weekend, freezing weather conditions can affect farming in several ways. The problem of freezing of...

February 26, 2016

Here’s how to make your farm safer over the winter months

Here’s how to make your farm safer over the winter months

With winter comes colder weather, often freezing in Ireland, therefore it is important to ensure that all machinery on the...

October 31, 2015

14 top tips to ensure your winter housing is safe

14 top tips to ensure your winter housing is safe

With winter on the way; it’s time to carry out a last minute check on winter housing for livestock. Keep...

October 22, 2015