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Colin Donnery Named New Group CEO of FRS

FRS Network, the multimillion euro social enterprise co-operative, has announced the appointment of Colin Donnery as new Group CEO. He will succeed current CEO Peter Byrne upon his retirement in ...
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Safe Slurry Storage Is Essential for Safe Farming

One of the biggest issues on farms is the safe storage of slurry. There are many hazards associated with slurry, including the risk of falling into an uncovered or unfenced ...
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The Business of Slurry Ahead of the Second Cut

We have seen many crops of first cut silage completed over the last few weeks. With the season starting a little later than usual, silage contractors were under pressure to ...
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Last Chance for Farmers to Consider Kale for Winter Feed

With livestock grazing in paddocks and farmers attention on silage and straw, Winter 2021 is a distant thought. However, farmers need to think ahead for their Winter feed. If they ...
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Watch Out for Summer Mastitis

Summer mastitis is most common from June to mid – September. Weather conditions mean some years it is more prevalent than others, however, farmers must still watch out for symptoms ...
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Peter Byrne to Retire as CEO of FRS Network Next Year

After over 40 years at the Helm,our CEO of FRS Network, Peter Byrne, is to retire early next year. With Peter serving as the first manager, the National Co-Op Farm ...
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Identifying the Types of Stress Impacting Farmers

Stress is an important factor to be aware of in the agricultural industry. Farmers and contractors can control many elements of their daily tasks including start times, jobs to complete ...
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FRS Farm Relief Supporting Community

As part of FRS Network, FRS Farm Relief are delighted to be supporting the community of Roscrea by sponsoring the upkeep of the Templemore Road Roundabout for the next 5 ...
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Ensuring Calves Thrive Through Unsettled Weather

As we come into the Summer months, the old saying ‘a wet and windy May fills the haggard with corn and hay’ comes to mind. And with multiple changes in ...
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Tips for Good Hygiene and Milking Routine this Summer

As peak milking time approaches, it is important to have the parlour in good working order. Farmers must ensure their systems are prepared to accommodate milking the full herd. This ...
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