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On your marks for Spring on the farm

I’m excited. Fertiliser’s going on, calves are still being born and raised, almost all of the milkers are in and we are joining again with an eye to the next generation. 269 more words


Harvest Time

The hot summer has allowed the corn on Mark’s Farm to ripen ready for harvest. The moisture content is critical, as the stored corn will generate heat if it’s too moist and be useless as a winter feed. 987 more words

Late Summer on the croft

We’re enjoying the last wild flowers as they will soon be swept away by the Autumn storms.

Ted is a real water dog, who will jump into any stream or ditch he can find. 154 more words


Gentlemen...start your engines

Yep. It’s that time of year again.

Silage harvest. It. Has. Begun.

For those who are uninitiated, this is THE harvest of the year.

Oh yeah. 330 more words


August 2014 News Letter

DAIRY HYGIENE Milk sampling is the one sure way of identifying causes of increased Somatic cell counts on farm. By identifying the relevant bacteria present enables you to make appropriate decisions in combatting future mastitis problems and enables you to select products suitable to combating the bacteria present. 249 more words

Farming In Ireland

Harvesting the Drumlin

It’s harvest time on the Distant Drumlin.  On Thursday morning we were surrounded by green and gold fields.  By Thursday evening the green grass and golden wheat had both been cut. 88 more words