West Cork farmer Vanessa Kiely O’Connor has always had a passion for nature and wildlife and loves the flexibility that farming allows with family life. “I feel grounded working outdoors,” she explains simply “and I love working with cows.” The mother-of-two, who has built a best in class dairy farm […]

Drought conditions causing soil moisture deficits in many areas of the country have made grassland management difficult over the last month. John Maher, head of the Teagasc Grass 10 programme says that farmers are adapting and reacting well to the current grass growing conditions. This is the main message from […]