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Attention – Overseas Job Offers

FRS is aware that false job offers are being made in writing to some overseas workers from an individual or organisation using the FRS name and a former logo. Please ...
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FRS Supports release of Irish Food book to Primary schools throughout the country

FRS Network are proud to be key partners of a new book for primary school children. The book uses poetry to help simplify the science behind Irish farming and food ...
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Farmers Need To Plan Their Drying Off Period In Advance

At this time of year, most dairy herds are starting to experience a significant reduction in milk yield. Once cows are achieving a less 9 litres per day, it I ...
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New Fencing Regulations Announced – We Can Help

As of January 1st 2021, every farmer stocked at greater than 170kgs organic Nitrogen per hectare (NPH) will have to fence off all drains, streams and rivers on their farms ...
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NCFRS Delighted To Feature In Tipperary – The Place, The Time

We are delighted to be featured in 'Tipperary - The Place, The Time' campaign run by Tipperary County Council. In this video, we showcase how businesses can succeed in Tipperary ...
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ASA ‘Experts in their Field’ Podcast with Peter Byrne

In the latest episode of the Agricultural Science Association's podcast, Council member Philip O’Connor of IFAC speaks with Peter Byrne, CEO of National Co-op Farm Relief Services (NCFRS). In this ...
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Getting Winter Ready On Your Farm

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