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Practical Time Management Tips for Farmers

By Jim Dockery, FRS Network Health & Safety Manager The only thing in the world we all have in equal amounts of is Time. Some Farmers manage theirs much better ...
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Consider Using The Ram Effect For Compact Lambing

At this time of year, sheep farmers need to look ahead to next Spring to plan their lambing system. There is no one ‘best’ strategy, farmers need to consider their ...
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Factors Of A Successful Reseed

As we approach mid – September, Autumn reseeding is well underway. To reseed is an effective way to increase productivity on farms. High quality seeds can carry more stock, regrow ...
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No Ploughing… Let’s Catch-up Online Instead

We have been exhibiting at the ploughing for over 35 years and this year had plans to celebrate our 40th Anniversary on our stand with treats for all. Every year ...
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Farmers Need To Prepare For Unpredictable Weather

Many farmers across the country were left reeling after the arrival of Storm Ellen. Leaving a trail of destruction in its wake, farmers experienced fallen trees, damaged out buildings or ...
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How Can You Manage If You Don’t Measure

Modern Irish farming is progressing with the introduction of automated machines, specialised testing and new technology. Farmers are now entering an era of ‘precision agriculture’. Using data to enhance the ...
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Making BEEP-S Easier For Suckler Farmers

At the start of the year suckler farmers were strongly encouraged to apply for the new Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot – Suckler (BEEP-S) scheme. Introduced in 2019, the BEAM scheme ...
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FRS Celebrate Forty Years Of Diverse Services

By FRS Network CEO, Peter Byrne It’s now forty years since the national structure to coordinate Farm Relief Services in Ireland was established. Our aim was to further develop and ...
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Planning In Advance Is Key For Tillage Farmers

With July now over, tillage farmers have started the harvesting of Winter barley and crops. In a few short weeks the Spring crops will be also ready. August will be ...
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FRS Network, IFA & HSA Join Forces for Farm Safety

FRS Network, the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) and the Health & Safety Authority (H.S.A) have come together to promote the 8th National Farm Safety Week. Compiling their resources and knowledge, ...
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