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Farm Worker

Farm Workers Available

We have arranged to supply farm workers for the busy Spring calving period,…
21st December 2018/by grasstecgrace
Agriland Live interview with Bertie troy

Grasstec’s Bertie Troy on Agriland Live – Ploughing 18

https://youtu.be/jc9LRbGoG48
8th October 2018/by grasstecgrace
Farm Mapping Dimensions

Farm Mapping Project of the Week

Location: Clare

Adjusted Area: 28.76 hectares

Details:

24th September 2018/by grasstec
Autumn Grass Management

Grass Management & Autumn Budgeting

6th September 2018/by grasstecgrace

Mapping Project – Beef To Dairy Conversion

Location: Carlow

Adjusted Area: 78.37 acres

Details:

20th August 2018/by grasstec
Final Farm Layout

Mapping Project of the Week – Farm map for two farms going into partnership

Location: Westmeath
Adjusted Area: 79.45 hectares
Details:

13th August 2018/by grasstec

Mapping Project 13 – Designing Paddock Layouts for Better Grass Management

10th July 2018/by grasstec
farm mapping ireland

Farm Mapping Project of the Week

Location: Kilkenny

Adjusted Area: 123 hectares

Details:

26th June 2018/by grasstec

Mapping Project 14 – Detailed Map of Existing Water Layout

13th June 2018/by grasstec

Mapping Project of the Week – 10

19th May 2018/by grasstec
whiteboards for farmyard design by Grasstec Group

Revising maps and using whiteboards

Farm Mapping Location: Kildare
Adjusted Area: 28.76 hectares
Details:

11th May 2018/by grasstec
Whiteboards for Farm Mapping

Mapping Project of the Week – 9 – Using a Whiteboard as a Farm Management Tool

Location: Cork
Adjusted Area: 47.86 hectares
Details:
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5th May 2018/by grasstec

Grasstec Livestock Services In Expansion Mode

29th May 2017/by grasstecgrace
Farm Mapping

Guide To Setting Up A Grazing Infrastructure

8th April 2017/by grasstecgrace

Replacement Heifer Rearing

15th February 2017/by grasstec
Calving Board

Calf Rearing

7th February 2017/by grasstec

What are the factors to get right when designing a collecting yard?

One of the most crucial elements to an efficient milking parlour…
11th January 2017/by grasstecgrace
Land Registry

Land Registry Services Case Study

Location: Limerick

Grass Area: 54.13 Acres

Details:

17th November 2016/by grasstecgrace

TECHNOLOGY IN ACTION -National Digital Week. Part 2

Tadgh Buckley, Head of Agriculture Business at AIB gave an excellent…
16th November 2016/by grasstecgrace

Global Outlook On Farming Part 1

National Digital Week is a three-day event which showcases Skibbereen…
15th November 2016/by grasstecgrace
Roofless-cubicles

CASE STUDY FOR 100 COW ACCOMMODATION IN THE CORK AREA

 

For the purpose of cost comparisons, we will now look…
5th October 2016/by grasstecgrace
Roofless cubicle shed

Farmyard Design: To roof or not to roof?

28th September 2016/by grasstecgrace

EBI Delivering for Irish Genetics

EBI - Delivering for the Irish Dairy Industry

Farmers need…
30th June 2016/by grasstecgrace
clover sward

The Clover Debate

5th April 2016/by grasstec
PROAgriLife Today

The Profitable Dairy Cow

25th March 2016/by grasstec
Choosing the correct bulls for your herd

Choosing the correct bulls for your herd.

21st March 2016/by grasstec

Mapping Project 18 – Map on a Farm with Steep Inclines

8th March 2016/by grasstec
Livestock Back to Grass

A New Year, Requires a new approach!

8th March 2016/by grasstec

Spring Grass Management and Spring Rotation Planner

29th February 2016/by grasstec
Proposed Farm Map Dimensions

Mapping Project 17 – New Paddock and Roadway Layout

12th February 2016/by grasstec
Proposed Final Layout

Mapping Project 16 – New Farm Layout for Expanding Herd

Location: Kilkenny

Adjusted Area: 31.48 hectares

Details:

5th February 2016/by grasstec
grass utilisation

Low Milk Price – Cutting Your Cloth 2

Part 2 of the recent paper presented at the IGA conference, Noel…
22nd January 2016/by grasstec

Low Milk Price – Cutting your Cloth!

For the second January in succession much of the discussion at…
13th January 2016/by grasstec
Contract Rearing

What’s the Wisdom of Contract Rearing Replacement Livestock?

It is only natural that the removal of the Milk Quota within…
22nd December 2015/by grasstec
The Dry Period

The Dry Period

As we approach a quieter time on most farms across the country,…
18th December 2015/by grasstec

EBI – The make-up in more detail

In a follow on from the EBI piece earlier this week, let’s…
7th December 2015/by grasstec

EBI Explained

In an effort to improve dairy farm profitability, data has been…
3rd December 2015/by grasstec

Mapping Project 12 – Ordnance Survey Maps vs. Grasstec Maps

See the difference between the Ordnance Survey Map created in…
20th November 2015/by grasstec
Fibre broadband image

The Ludgate Hub

Broadband will deliver to rural Ireland what trains brought to…
19th November 2015/by grasstec

Forge Genetics in Association with Grasstec – High EBI Natural Services Bulls for Sale

 
Check out http://www.forgegenetics.com/stock-bulls for…
19th November 2015/by grasstec
LIVESTOCK FOR SALE

Benefits of Buying Stock with Grasstec Livestock Services

Grasstec have arranged for the trade in over 10,000 dairy stock…
19th November 2015/by grasstec
national digital week

National Digital Week – Skibbereen, Co.Cork

This week we attended the National Digital Week in Skibbereen…
6th November 2015/by grasstec
cows for sale

Body Condition Score Management

 


Our first November in a non-quota environment is new…
6th November 2015/by grasstec

Mapping Project of the Week – 7 – Automatic Milking System Layout

Location: Tipperary
Adjusted Area: 28.24 hectares
Details:

9th October 2015/by grasstec
YARD layout

What is AUTOGRASSMILK?

Autograssmilk is a joint European research project. The objective…
9th October 2015/by grasstec
fence lengths feature image

Mapping Project of the Week – 6

Location: Tipperary

Adjusted Area: 46.68 hectares

Details:

2nd October 2015/by grasstec
Ploughing Championships

Grasstec at the National Ploughing Championships

So the National Ploughing Championships are over for 2015.

Thankfully…
25th September 2015/by grasstec
grass testing

Farm Mapping Project of the Week – 5

Location: Laois

Adjusted Area: 138 hectares

Details:

18th September 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.13 – 10th September (week 37). Cows are milking well.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 10th September (week…
10th September 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.12 – 31th August (week 36). Building grass covers again.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 30th August (week 36)

KPIs

Growth…
31st August 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.11 – 24th August (week 35). Low Growth Rates.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 24th August (week 35)

KPIs

Growth…
24th August 2015/by grasstec
farmland mapping

Farm Mapping Project of the Week No.2

Location: Kildare

Adjusted Area: 36.48 hectares

Details:

21st August 2015/by grasstec
Autumn Budget

Autumn Budget Targets & Guidelines

Autumn Budget Targets



Enter the growth rates for the farm.…
19th August 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.10 – 18th August (week 34) Grass Growth rates have halved.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 18th August (week 34)

KPIs

Growth…
18th August 2015/by grasstec
final layout

Farm Mapping Project of the Week No.1

Location: Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom

Adjusted Area: 87.06…
14th August 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.9 – 10th August (week 33)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.9…
10th August 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No. 8 – 5th August (week 32)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm –…
5th August 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.7 – 27th July (week 31)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.7…
27th July 2015/by grasstec
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.6 – 19th July (week 30)

KPIs

Growth 66.9kg DM/ha (67.8)             
AFC…
20th July 2015/by grasstec
Lely Grazeway

The Grazeway Gate – How does it Work?

by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant

 

The Grazeway Gate…
16th July 2015/by grasstec
map farm feature

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm No.5 July 12th (Week 29)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm –…
13th July 2015/by grasstec
Milk Bfat & Protein

Increase Milk Protein through Grass Measuring

9th July 2015/by grasstec
Burnt patches can be seen like this mainly in the A paddocks

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm No.4 July 5th Week 28

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm –…
6th July 2015/by grasstec
B Paddocks have high clover content

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – No.3 – June 28th (Week 28)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm –…
29th June 2015/by grasstec
Grazing Holsteins - Livestock for sale

Dairy Expansion – Grass is Key

Dairy Expansion - Grass is Key by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant

 

Now…
25th June 2015/by grasstec
grassland management

Grassland Consultancy – Drought Weather

by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant

 

Recently, I was…
23rd June 2015/by grasstec
grassland management

Weekly Grass Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm – No.2 – June 21st (Week 26)

Weekly Grass Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 21st…
22nd June 2015/by grasstec
agrinet

New Weekly Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm – Grasstec Grassland Management

On a weekly basis, Grasstec will be providing grazing data from…
16th June 2015/by grasstec
grass measuring Equipment

The Benefits of Grass Management for Farmers

12th June 2015/by grasstec
Grasstec Group

Luxembourg Robotic Milking Group Trip to Ireland

Autograss Milk – Luxembourg Group Trip to Ireland
From the…
28th May 2015/by grasstec
livestock for sale Ireland and the UK

TAMS II grants set to benifit 4,000 farmers

The Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme was launched on May…
25th May 2015/by grasstec
farm schemes in Ireland

5 Schemes every farmer should know about

Below are 5 grant schemes that every farmer in Ireland should…
19th May 2015/by grasstec
livestock exports from Ireland

Exports of dairy Livestock Increases in 2014

Exports of dairy stock from Ireland this year are running 38%…
13th December 2014/by grasstec
Roadway design

Crushed Rock for Farm Roadways

A major part of converting to dairying is having the farm well…
12th December 2014/by grasstec
farming accounts

Euro takes a hit against the British Pound as Draghi Signals Further Quantitative Easing

The Euro has taken a tumble after the European Central Bank…
7th November 2014/by grasstec
Grasstec imports

Imports of Irish cattle up 44% to the UK with Grasstec winning market share

Statistics gathered by the BCMS (British Cattle Movement Service)…
16th September 2014/by grasstec
Grasstec Group exhibit at ploughing championships

Visit our Stand at the National Ploughing Championships 2014

The National Ploughing Championships 2014 will take place from…
9th September 2014/by grasstec
Autumn grassland management

29th August 2014/by grasstec
Export cattle trailer

Sourcing Livestock – Where is the real Value?

“The day you buy is the day you sell” was a phrase often…
26th August 2014/by grasstec
Grasstec Group Livestock Services Ireland

Ceiling for Investments for Individual Farmers

21st August 2014/by grasstec
Reps 4 farm building grants

REPS 4 Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme 2014

Changes in farming have rendered many old farm buildings underused…
7th August 2014/by grasstec
Abolition of the milk quota

The Abolition of the Milk Quota in 2015

The current milk quotas that are in place in EU countries including…
25th July 2014/by grasstec
Dairy Farm Shed Design

Challenges dairy farmers face when designing farm buildings and yards

25th June 2014/by grasstec
cattle movement in Ireland

Movement of Animals in Ireland

Ireland has operated an animal identification and tracking…
13th June 2014/by grasstec
milk quota in the UK

Abolition of the UK Milk Quota 2015

In 2009, the national milk quota regime was introduced as part…
12th June 2014/by grasstec
Grasstec Dairy Services

Launching Services for Dairy Farmers in Ireland & the UK

Includes limited promotion


We have created this NEW FARMERS…
12th June 2014/by grasstec
preparation of farm costings

Sterling at an 18 month high against the Euro

Thursday 5th June, 2014

Timely Boost to the strength of Sterling…
10th June 2014/by grasstec
Importing Irish dairy cows into the UK

Farmers Guide to Importing Irish Dairy Livestock

22nd May 2014/by grasstec
grassland consultancy news tillers

Reproductive Tillers – Friend or Foe?

13th May 2014/by grasstec
fencing demonstration with sleepers

A Track & Fencing Demonstration with a Difference!

2nd May 2014/by grasstec
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