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Farm Mapping Project of the Week - 5

Location: Laois Adjusted Area: 138 hectares Details: Farm mapping of the existing farm using our GPS Equipment was required New paddock, roadway and water layout for the farm Once the Layout is decided upon, set out of the new…
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Farm Mapping Project of the Week No.2

Location: Kildare Adjusted Area: 36.48 hectares Details: New paddock, roadway and water layout required Farm is proposed to carry 100 cows and replacement stock Paddocks to be designed for 35 hour grazing   Existing…
Burnt patches can be seen like this mainly in the A paddocks
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of a Robot Grazing Farm No.4 July 5th Week 28

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 5th July (week 28) KPIs Growth 50.3kg DM/ha (70.8)              AFC 614kg DM/ha (592) Cover/cow 186kg DM (180) Demand/ha 49.5 kg DM/ha (49.5)   MS/cow 1.96kg…
B Paddocks have high clover content
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm - No.3 - June 28th (Week 28)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 28th June (week 27) KPIs Growth 70.8kg DM/ha (35.5)              AFC 592kg DM/ha (568) Cover/cow 180kg DM (166) Demand/ha 49.5 kg DM/ha (58.2)   MS/cow 2.09kg…
Grazing Holsteins - Livestock for sale
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Dairy Expansion - Grass is Key

Dairy Expansion - Grass is Key by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant   Now that we’re quota free, farmers are looking to expand their herd size. Recently I was at a discussion group; a farmer had just leased more land and so wondered…
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Grassland Consultancy - Drought Weather

by Jordan Molloy Grassland Consultant   Recently, I was on a farm walk in Cork with farmers who have heavy farms. With the dry weather we have been getting lately, they have noticed the soil starting to dry out. This drought weather can…
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Luxembourg Robotic Milking Group Trip to Ireland

Autograss Milk – Luxembourg Group Trip to Ireland From the 25th to the 27th of May Grasstec were happy to host a group of farmers, researchers and consultants from Luxembourg who made the trip over for this exciting meeting. The purpose of…
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TAMS II grants set to benifit 4,000 farmers

The Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme was launched on May 14 with in the region of 4,000 applications from farmers set to be accepted for grants. According to the Department of Agriculture a budget of €120m has been made available to…
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Launching Services for Dairy Farmers in Ireland & the UK

Includes limited promotion We have created this NEW FARMERS WEBSITE for the dairy sector and would love your feedback, good or bad! When you have 10 minutes, please browse this site and let us know what you think so we can improve your…