August Grassland Agenda for Farmers

August Grassland Agenda for Farmers

As we move closer to Autumn, farmers should carefully plan their next few weeks to ensure that they are ready for the months ahead. There are a number of factors for farmers to consider but planning and implementing grassland management is a must. Infrastructure...

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New Book Tells the Story of FRS Over Last 40 Years

New Book Tells the Story of FRS Over Last 40 Years

We are delighted to launch this new book setting out the history and story of FRS over the last forty years. From Farm Relief Services to FRS Network – The Journey over 40 Years was written and compiled by Peter Byrne, CEO of FRS Network who has been at the helm of...

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Colin Donnery Named New Group CEO of FRS

Colin Donnery Named New Group CEO of FRS

FRS Network, the multimillion euro social enterprise co-operative, has announced the appointment of Colin Donnery as new Group CEO. He will succeed current CEO Peter Byrne upon his retirement in February 2022.    FRS Network is active in every county all across...

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Peter Byrne to Retire as CEO of FRS Network Next Year

Peter Byrne to Retire as CEO of FRS Network Next Year

After over 40 years at the Helm, our CEO of FRS Network, Peter Byrne, is to retire early next year. With Peter serving as the first manager, the National Co-Op Farm Relief Service (NCFRS) organisation was established in 1980 as the umbrella body for FRS Co-ops. Before...

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FRS Fencing Supporting Community

FRS Fencing Supporting Community

As part of FRS Network, FRS Fencing are delighted to be supporting the community of Roscrea by sponsoring the upkeep of the Templemore Road Roundabout for the next 5 years. As part of the ‘Roundabout Sponsorship Scheme’, with the Tipperary County Council, FRS will...

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Wanted: Fencing Erectors

Wanted: Fencing Erectors

We are hiring Fencing Erectors in Cork and Limerick. Join our leading team and use your skills to install the best quality fencing systems for our customers.Due to our continued expansion, we are looking to fill multiple positions across Cork & Limerick. Type of...

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New Fencing Regulations Announced – We Can Help

New Fencing Regulations Announced – We Can Help

As of January 1st 2021, every farmer stocked at greater than 170kgs organic Nitrogen per hectare (NPH) will have to fence off all drains, streams and rivers on their farms. Teagasc recently updated farmers on what will be required of them of comply with the Nitrates...

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FRS Services Come To Herdwatch App

FRS Services Come To Herdwatch App

Today’s farming routinely incorporates technology into its practices. In the last decade, great strides have been made in order to help farmers manage their work and time. With bigger installations such as GPS units to robotic milking parlours making an impact, it is...

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