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Teagasc–the Agriculture and Food Development Authority-providing research, advisory & training services to the agriculture and food industry & rural communities

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🆕This morning members of #ATF have elected @FrankOMara8 🇮🇪 as new President and @miaeeckhout 🇧🇪(@ResearchUGent) &… https://t.co/ImUIqXxldu
Retweeted by TeagascDairy beef calves can be susceptible to a number of infectious & parasitic diseases. Niamh Field has advice & infor… https://t.co/GPxLio9jMxGrazed grass is the cheapest source of energy for ruminants & is capable of supporting high levels of animal perfor… https://t.co/5mlR1Knf9YIf you missed today's Beef Talk with @ajwwoods and @farmersjournal you can watch it back here… https://t.co/2fAPHQsqOdBernie Earley highlighting the importance of colostrum for calf health “Colostrum is like liquid gold. If you wan… https://t.co/xYULnZfHOc
Retweeted by TeagascBeef Talk host @ajwwoods @farmersjournal talks to Donall Fahy, Bernie Earley and Alan Dillon now over on… https://t.co/0BmarIpkAyTune in to day two of #VirtualBeefWeek on our sites at 12pm. @ajwwoods @teagasc @TeagascBeef https://t.co/iZcNHjyxDI
Retweeted by TeagascDay 2 of the @teagasc virtual beef open day kicks off on https://t.co/B58bv2SqtV today at 12pm. It’s all about dair… https://t.co/8XbwTgJ6dR
Retweeted by TeagascHead over to our Teagasc Facebook account, where #BeefTalk is kicking off in 15 minutes. Today's panel will discuss… https://t.co/uDLiJnL3SbThe Dairy Beef Stocking Rate Trial from Teagasc Johnstown Castle began in 2015. The trial is evaluating the perform… https://t.co/rsOpsdr4IgDay 2 of the @teagasc #VirtualBeefWeek is all things dairy calf to beef production. @ajwwoods is joined by Donal Fa… https://t.co/zhKnZzlJGl
Retweeted by TeagascComing up at https://t.co/PblfArZRz3 we focus on the Grange dairy calf-to-beef system study and the key components… https://t.co/QktK9yteVY
Retweeted by Teagasc'We have found over the last few years that antibiotic usage has actually gone way down' #VirtualBeefWeek… https://t.co/Jf0AfAfSRW
Retweeted by TeagascThe most profitable dairy beef systems are those that achieve high levels of grass production and utilisation. Farm… https://t.co/qeYGmGdSvxToday marks day 2 of #VirtualBeefWeek. Tune in at 12pm & 7pm as we focus on Dairy Calf to Beef Production and the i… https://t.co/WYwqowWRYD
7/7
2020
Tuesday 7 July sees the second day of #VirtualBeefWeek and we'll be focusing on Dairy Calf to Beef Production! Beef… https://t.co/m9U3vocmNiOrla Keane, researcher in Teagasc Grange, runs through sustainable parasite control and how to reduce reliance on a… https://t.co/JC6JgT3X7lFrank O'Sullivan, Veterinary Practitioner with Teagasc Grange outlines in this short clip how herd health planning… https://t.co/pvZOA4XP3zMore from @ajwwoods and @teagasc @TeagascBeef tomorrow and daily on @farmersjournal for #VirtualBeefWeek https://t.co/IzHpo0AjQI
Retweeted by TeagascArtie Birt, suckler to beef farmer from Co Down, has been using heat synchronisation and timed AI since 2012. In th… https://t.co/HYhRssidlRIf you missed tonights live@grange with David Kenny, Frank O'Sullivan and Orla Keane you can watch it back now at… https://t.co/tmNj4T1YeyThe panel discussion - at Live@Grange - in full swing... #VirtualBeefWeek is 'live' now. Watch it on the AgriLand… https://t.co/K02NtiUZio
Retweeted by TeagascLive@Grange has gone live over on https://t.co/8qIWBo1uX7. If you have a question, text the word TEAGASC followed b… https://t.co/dRWsdvTMYDLivestock production systems consistently rank as one of the most hazardous with regard to farmer safety. A study o… https://t.co/Uej5snKu1MOnly 15 minutes to go to Live@Grange at 7pm, hosted by @AgrilandIreland which will focus on achieving high reproduc… https://t.co/OrRkcQYISbTaking a breather before it all kicks off this evening! The big talking point in Irish farming is the Teagasc Virt… https://t.co/84xfALDA1Y
Retweeted by TeagascToday as part of #VirtualBeefWeek, the focus was on Sustainable Beef Production. A number of videos were published… https://t.co/jBkCfOfokoIn this video Michael Fagan gives an update on the grass situation on Newford Suckler Demonstration Farm. He discus… https://t.co/1dT2espfdDThe countdown is on! Are you in beef? Don't miss 'Virtual Beef Week' from Teagasc #VirtualBeefWeek Tune in to Agri… https://t.co/paK0dNFkGF
Retweeted by TeagascUnder action 3 of BEEP-S you may have selected the optional measure of faecal egg testing for liver & rumen fluke i… https://t.co/T5EdinDgI9At Teagasc Grange, new technologies are being used for the identification of viral & bacterial infectious agents ca… https://t.co/Ym3b2RSttuOne of the voluntary measures under action 2 of the BEEP-S is vaccination. The objective of this is to get farmers… https://t.co/N0fCr9JV21This evenings Live@Grange at 7pm hosted by @AgrilandIreland focuses on achieving high reproductive efficiency and h… https://t.co/OJ18AGvRXEAn accurate & early diagnosis of clinical bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and sub clinical bovine respiratory dise… https://t.co/312jT11zHQThe first instalment of Live@Grange will involve suckler-to-beef production... @TeagascBeef @fbd_ie @teagasc… https://t.co/WSyasa90PM
Retweeted by TeagascIf you missed this mornings BeefTalk on Sustainable Beef Prooduction with @ajwwoods from @FJBeef as part of… https://t.co/71axC64aBmBovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a multifactorial disease affecting cattle of all ages. It represents the most s… https://t.co/ebApNHAp3EThe first episode of #BeefTalk is taking place on the Teagasc Facebook account in 15 minutes and will focus on the… https://t.co/adaUfFkC76One of the voluntary measures under action 2 of the BEEP-S is Meal Feed. The objective is to introduce calves to me… https://t.co/vvw3nH1B4UCastration of male cattle for beef production is common practice in many countries. Castration decreases management… https://t.co/MlbXsEceomLooking forward to moderating this panel on the future of the beef sector https://t.co/vAf9Lcvv71
Retweeted by TeagascIt all kicks off today. Delighted to be partnering with @teagasc to deliver the @TeagascBeef virtual beef week 2020… https://t.co/8KOW4eZ6Qv
Retweeted by TeagascFirst compulsory measure under the BEEP environmental efficiency programme for sucklers is Weighing. The objective… https://t.co/b5EQraEyrwCalving your beef heifers at 2 years old – find out the reasons to do this; why farmers are reluctant to try it and… https://t.co/wZ64DuPtnGToday is the day! Day 1 of #VirtualBeefWeek. Tune in at 12pm & 7pm as we focus on lessons from Derrypatrick Suckler… https://t.co/XSwh6mbgEo
7/6
2020
Slurry can be a valuable asset on a farm, but only if managed correctly. By minimising losses through careful appli… https://t.co/DDc4IkwGvVTomorrow sees the start of #VirtualBeefWeek! Tune in at 12pm & 7pm as we focus on lessons from Derrypatrick Suckler… https://t.co/D4p7AOQIJNThis week’s Let’s Talk Dairy webinar focused on milk recording with Don Crowley, Teagasc Milk Quality Specialist. L… https://t.co/x8U0Jgqib7The dairy-beef unit at Teagasc Grange consists of 37.5ha (93ac) and buys in 120 calves annually to be produced from… https://t.co/OxCyDQT6loTeagasc has carried out extensive research on technologies to reduce these emissions such as protected urea, low em… https://t.co/KMGTzzBF3uTalking Timber – Teagasc’s popular annual timber marketing event is back! Join us virtually on 14 July at 7 pm to h… https://t.co/p3frnlMQzvThe annual battle with blight in potato crops is well underway at the moment. Recent rainfall in all parts of the c… https://t.co/fqC5IBm6N3On a recent #thesignpostseries webinar @gibson_mark was joined by Mark Plunkett, David Wall & Pat Murphy,… https://t.co/xMlOlfd2SxUnder the Forestry grants and premium scheme, owners whose forests are still in the first 4 year of establishment a… https://t.co/Q0S1achYGhPaul Fitters lecturer in the Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens explains that the me… https://t.co/GUbWGMneq6The next Let's Talk Poultry webinar will take place on Wednesday 15 July. Joining the webinar to discuss Irish poul… https://t.co/WSb21omp6ATeagasc Equine Specialist, Wendy Conlon was joined by Mary McCann, Hartwell Stud & Norman Allen, Knockrath Stud in… https://t.co/Rq8l3H7P8aDue to the expansion of the Irish dairy herd more dairy-origin calves are available for beef production, but consid… https://t.co/yRtNoroXkrThe next Let's Talk Pigs webinar will take place on Friday 10th July at 1 pm. Join Jeroen Dewulf, as he discusses B… https://t.co/tHzAxcXxWIPaul Fitters lecturer in the Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture, National Botanic Gardens takes us on a walk t… https://t.co/DGDxxQnhVWRegister now for the next webinar in the Signpost Series, taking place this Friday July 10th. Speakers Owen Fenton… https://t.co/I7IomELgSS
7/5
2020
The Derrypatrick herd consists of 105 cows with a mix of breeds so is considerably larger than the average suckler… https://t.co/wQoWmK9PYeAgricultural emissions are divided into 2 categories, namely greenhouse gases & air pollutants. Researchers at Teag… https://t.co/CjNVwXhX0sMartin Davin, farms in Rathdowney, Co Laois & has a big emphasis on milk quality on the farm. The decision to dry o… https://t.co/FN8PBrgPyaDifficult to control grass weeds are an increasing problem on tillage farms. In this video Dermot Forristal & Brend… https://t.co/rpgwUCOt69Register now for the next Let's Talk Poultry webinar, taking place on Wednesday 15 July. Peter Duggan, Meat Divisio… https://t.co/SiSK4G7oFdTrees flushed earlier than usual & this has influenced the severity of the damage caused by the spring frost. Frost… https://t.co/LmRZ3cCXjfThe next webinar in #thesignpostseries will take place on Friday 10 July at 9:30 am. Mark will be joined by Owen Fe… https://t.co/Pf2DNRnEZRLive@Grange on Wed 8 July at 7pm features Mike Egan, Teagasc Grassland researcher who will discuss how white clover… https://t.co/chIqGzJqJ4Milk recording provides farmers with the evidence needed to show that antibiotics are required. It will also show t… https://t.co/cFrXrQ4cAkThe first #LetsTalkPigs webinar focused on becoming Lean and featured Richard Keegan & Agricultural Development Off… https://t.co/52pbm015aBCheck out this week's Teagasc Podcast offerings. You can listen to the latest from our Dairy, Beef, Crops, Pigs and… https://t.co/iIILIrVw1QTune into live@grange on Friday 10 July to hear a number of important questions raised by beef farmers & addressed… https://t.co/MGmSwaee10The Derrypatrick herd consists of 105 cows. Aidan Murray @TeagascBeef along with researchers Paul Crosson, Bernadet… https://t.co/zdzzPj69r4Talking Timber – Teagasc’s popular annual timber marketing event is back! Join us virtually on 14 July at 7 pm to h… https://t.co/m84JAXmmmtAmmonia is not a greenhouse gas, but can indirectly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. Researchers at… https://t.co/FFFPZ4fyXRThe next Let's Talk Pigs webinar will take place on Friday 10th July at 1 pm. Join Jeroen Dewulf, as he discusses B… https://t.co/99Pml5finyAll next week we're dedicating our social channels to beef for #VirtualBeefWeek. Check out the image below for a fu… https://t.co/4bGSzTMjGtThis year the mid May frosts in may have caused substantial damage to trees around the country. Both broadleaf & co… https://t.co/n0dujh4IXp
7/4
2020
Take the remainder of the breeding season to check cows at least twice a day early and late for bulling activity. I… https://t.co/ypzG9TH76CTeagasc Milk Quality Specialist Don Crowley discussed milk recording on the latest Let's Talk Dairy webinar. He ide… https://t.co/BGx9Xrc87yDon't miss out! Next week we're dedicating our social feeds to BEEF! From Mon to Fri we'll be posting regular upda… https://t.co/EeUAx8Q7ZoThe next Let's Talk Pigs webinar will take place on Friday 10th July at 1 pm. Join Jeroen Dewulf, as he discusses B… https://t.co/UtPxgnYrQjBig week coming up on the beef side of the house next week on @farmersjournal. We’re partnering with @teagasc and… https://t.co/F3ETqAjndm
Retweeted by TeagascNative woodlands, both existing mature woods on farms or arising from more recent planting, are a very important re… https://t.co/BQavArhsVIOn this weeks #TheTillageEdge Dermot Forristal @TeagascCrops explains that harvesting machinery from the combine to… https://t.co/48SEZhscabBreeding is reported to be progressing relatively well despite a challenging year for grass growth to date. The tar… https://t.co/5qGJWOD83mTune in next week to the Teagasc #VirtualBeefWeek. Find out more at https://t.co/8qIWBo1uX7 https://t.co/JA47SY13rHLive@Grange at 7pm next Friday moderated by @thia_hennessy focuses on the major challenges facing the Beef sector.… https://t.co/7SNgVS29oKFamily farm income (FFI) distribution made for stark reading in the Teagasc National Farm Survey 2019 https://t.co/c1cY9VUsbb
Retweeted by TeagascOn a 36 hr block, use a strip wire at the back of the paddock to save about 15% of the area which can be removed on… https://t.co/dO9UdwzYi9The July/August edition of #TodaysFarm is now available to view online. It includes updates from @TeagascBeef… https://t.co/P0tMaAUlMDThe first #LetsTalkPigs webinar aimed at Irish pig producers took place on Friday, 26 June which focused on becomin… https://t.co/dY0ouKDEfsTeagasc Milk Quality Specialist Don Crowley is host Stuart Child's guest on the latest Let's Talk Dairy webinar to… https://t.co/fcurowuVrBThe three major groups of anthelmintics are all effective against lungworm. If coughing is detected in a group of c… https://t.co/qZBHHToXOITalking Timber – Teagasc’s popular annual timber marketing event is back! Join us virtually on 14 July at 7 pm to h… https://t.co/10OWX92UUzNext Friday as part of #VirtualBeefWeek, the focus will be on the economics of both dairy calf to beef and suckler… https://t.co/y1cNiS7COaMost farms are counting down the days to harvest & are in the middle of preparing for harvest. It's an ideal time t… https://t.co/vRN87e7CbkOn this episode of #ThePigEdge Amy Quinn @TeagascPig speaks to Eithne White, Veterinary Inspector from the National… https://t.co/dtWm0R27CQCheck out all the activities for next weeks #VirtualBeefWeek. Find out more at https://t.co/8qIWBo1uX7 https://t.co/SLqJ8eFzQU
7/3
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