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Jenny Young in CastleFarm Shop
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce
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Tomatoes
Author: Jenny Young
At Castlefarm the breeding season has finally ended. The Aberdeen Angus bulls that were brought onto the farm to ‘clean up’ after ai have been sold. We have cut our second cut of pit silage and have cut and wrapped 130 bales for the winter. Half of our spring born heifer calves have been farmed out to another organic farmer, who will rear them under organic standards for the next year. We are constantly under pressure for grass, hence the need to have our calves contract reared.
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Castlefarm Cattle
Author: Jenny Young
At Castlefarm the breeding season has begun. This month we begin 6 weeks of intensive AI before the Angus bull arrives to join the herd.
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Castlefarm Allotments
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce
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Ethiopian Farming
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce. This month Jenny gives us food for thought by comparing subsistence agriculture in Ethiopia with their own high tech Irish farm.
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Castle Farm shop in snow
Author: Jenny Young
The farm is in muck. It is cold, wet and dreary so I am glad we will finish milking in mid December. At present we are milking 60 cows once a day. The other cows have been dried off. Calves born earlier this spring have been housed for the winter and heifers (first time calvers) have been brought back to the home farm.
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Cows on CastleFarm
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce
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John Flahavan
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce
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Beehives
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce
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Young Vegetables
Author: Jenny Young
What it means to be an organic farmer in Ireland today … Jenny Young writes about life and work on an organic mixed farm in Co Kildare - and selling its produce
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