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Queen of the Land - Women in Ag Series

Louise Crowley Instagram Want to know what a Queen of the Land and a FBD Best Emerging Farmer has in store for the next 12 months? I asked Louise Crowley from Limerick what's happening on her farm at the moment and any future plans for her dairy operation. Louise, although only 25 has a loyal following on Instagram and in my opinion has some of the best labour saving, record keeping and actionable tips, anyone can implement on their farm. I’m Louise Crowley. I’m twenty five and a dairy farmer in Limerick. I’m farming with my father John and we are currently milking one hundred and forty six cows. The plan is to be milking one hundred and seventy cows...

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Ruth's Farming Life - Women in Agriculture Series

I recently stumbled upon Ruth's initiative to bring more awareness to women working in the Agri Industry and I wanted to know about the who what where and why of Ruth's Instagram Journey. Who are you farming with- employees, family etc.? I work alongside my daddy on our family farm. We make a good partnership, yes we have arguments over how certain things are done but we can laugh about it an hour later. Mummy is also on hand to help out on the farm, which she loves doing.  Where are you located and farming system are you operating?  I’m based in Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, on a 80 acre farm.  At the minute we have 60+ cattle, including Limousin and Pedigree...

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Women in Agriculture- Meet Teegan Nevell

Check out Teegan's Instagram Page @teeg110   Given the unprecedented times at the moment we wanted to shine a light on our farmers working in a fairly thankless industry and to highlight that even though the world came pretty much to a grinding halt, us farmers kept powering on. With falling beef & milk prices and another drought I  thought I would introduce you to a couple of farmers that are killing it on Instagram and creating awareness in the Agri-indusrty all the while flying the flag for Women in Agriculture Teegan Nevell  Who are you farming with- employees, family etc.? I am working with another employee and I have been there for 9 and 1/2 years and it is the only...

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Filly & Colt Work Shirts

Yep that's right, they are here. The new Ballybar work shirts! Finally, a versatile work shirt that celebrates and caters to women in agriculture. You won’t find a shirt quite like this in the entire Northern Hemisphere. You can start your day vaccinating cows and end it in town getting drinks with the girls without ever needing to change--this shirt is perfect for every moment of the female farmer’s lifestyle.  Stylish and lovely to look at, high-quality fabric, and affordable. The Ballybar shirt will not only keep you cool and conditioned in the heat, but protected under the sun. Summers are only getting hotter, and skin cancer is an ever-growing danger to farmers all over.  Did you know that skin...

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