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Consider Calf Rearing with FRS

Calf rearing is something that is not usually considered at this time of year, however, for those who are looking for meaningful work with flexible hours, it is a great ...
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Stop and Think Before Chainsaw Work

Inclement weather conditions are becoming more prevalent in Ireland. This results in the increase in incidents of windblown trees. A chainsaw may be a standard piece of equipment on any ...
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Wet Ground Means Time for Winter Housing

With wet weather hitting nearly all parts of the county in recent weeks, farmers have been turning their attention to bringing cattle in off the land. As grazing conditions are ...
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Time for Change in Treating Mastitis

Mastitis remains one of the biggest challenges for dairy farmers that can affect cow performance and production. Currently, the practice of blanket dry-cow therapy is the most common method used ...
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Be Aware of the Dangers of Working at Heights

Working at heights can be dangerous at any time of the year but during the Winter months risk of accidents are increased. Farmers may now be planning to work at ...
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Check That Your Tractor is Winter Ready

With cold weather fast approaching and evenings closing in, now is time for farmers to get Winter ready. During Winter, good maintenance of all aspects of farming is vital. A ...
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Plan for Performance Over Winter Feeding Period

In a recent article we addressed having enough feed for the Winter period and how to work this out. We now look at how farmers can best maximise animal performance ...
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Contact FRS as BEEP-S Deadline Approaches

For any suckler farmers who signed up for the 2021 Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot – Suckler (BEEP-S) scheme under the Beef Sector Efficiency Pilot, be aware that deadlines are approaching ...
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Act Now For Winter Fodder Supply

With a change to weather conditions and temperatures dropping, farmers will soon need to plan ahead for Winter housing. As the focus of Summer was to make silage, farmers must ...
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No Ploughing? Join Us Online

With what was to be the National Ploughing Championships’ 90th year, we reflect on NCFRS’s time at the ‘Ploughing’. Originally planned for the 15th – 17th September, the 2021 Trade ...
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