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Farm Family CPD online farm safety training launched by Minister Heydon

Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine under the EIP Initiative, Farm Family CPD was launched by Minister of State with responsibility for farm safety, Martin Heydon, ...
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Making Weed Control a Priority

At this time of year grass is to the forefront of farmers’ minds. When maximising the potential of their grass, farmers look at a number of areas including P and ...
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Silage Season Brings Increased Traffic to Roads

As silage outfits rolled out around the country in recent weeks, public roads have become busier with large farm machinery. With increased road traffic, both farmers and public road users ...
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Using Clover to Help Farm Sustainability

In 2021 there was a major focus on sowing clover in Irish agriculture. This was due to increasing pressure to reduce greenhouse grass emissions. Also, clover is set to help ...
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Symbolic Retirement Presentation to Peter Byrne on Retirement as CEO of FRS Network

We were delighted to present Peter Byrne, our former CEO, with a symbolic bronze sculpture of ‘The Co-operative Hands of FRS’ in honour of his retirement. The sculpture was unveiled ...
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Deadline for BEEP-S and Dairy Beef Calf Programme Fast Approaching

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) recently launched Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme – Sucklers (BEEP S) for 2022. This scheme once again sees €5m going to the ...
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FRS Can Offer a Lifetime of Flexible Work

As we progress into 2023, many people may consider changing jobs or taking a step towards a new career. With offices around the country, FRS Farm Relief are seeking farm ...
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Aftercare of a New Stock Bull

With April now here, many farmers will turn their attention to planning for a successful breeding season. When selecting an effective method for breeding, farmers should consider their herd size ...
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Choosing the Right Agri Career Path

Agriculture continues to play a big role in the Irish economy. However, with the landscape of farming changing, so too is the education surrounding it. Choosing a career can be ...
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Planning Hoof Care Practice Post Calving

There are a number of different causes for infection and disease in the foot including, injury, digital dermatitis, laminitis, or in some cases, it may be congenital. However, the most ...
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