Mary Phelan, journalist with Irish Country Living & The Farmers Journal, spoke with Brigid McGrath from Co. Clare and Patricia Hearne from Co. Waterford, 2 Herdwatch users who told Mary how Herdwatch has changed their lives on the Farm for the better. Here are some quotes from Mary’s piece, but be sure to read the full version in the Journal or online here. Continue reading “21st Century Farming”
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD presented Herdwatch co-founder Fabien Peyaud with the Innovation Arena Award for Innovative Software in Agriculture at a ceremony in Ratheniska, Co. Laois, where the 2014 National Ploughing Championships were taking place. Continue reading “Farming App wins Innovation Arena Award”
Herdwatch has just had the honour of being featured in the Irish Times’ coveted “New Innovator” weekly column, taking the Farming App & Software package to the next level. Olive Keogh gives a great insight into the background and aspirations of the company, just 7 months after their successful launch on the Irish market, and ahead of their launch into the UK market later this year.
Andrew Darmody farms a mixed dairy & beef herd in Twomileborris, Co. Tipperary, and until last year, he was still using pen and paper to record hundreds of Medicines and calf details. But that all changed when he started recording this information directly into his smartphone using the Herdwatch farming app: “I often wonder how I managed before”, said Andrew, who reckons this saves him up to 4 hours a week during busy periods.
Continue reading “Tech saves Farmer 4 hours a week”
Have you started or are about to start calving? Would you like to register your calves in 30 seconds straight from your smartphone or tablet? Like most farmers, you are probably tired of wasting time on farm paperwork and don’t fancy switching on the computer after a hard day’s work, we understand, so we created HERDWATCH. Continue reading “Autumn Calving is here!”
It’s that time of the year again, the countdown is on for the Tullamore Show (Sunday August 10th) and the Ploughing (Sept 23rd-25th), and Herdwatch will be there, starting with the Tullamore Show, where we will have a very special offer on the day, so if you’re travelling to Tullamore, make sure to visit our stand (in the Farm Relief tent). If the last few weeks are anything to go by, the weather should be fantastic, and the crowds could even beat last year’s record of 60,000 people!!
Herdwatch was recently featured as Tech Start-up of the Week on Silicon Republic, Ireland’s leading technology news service. To read the full feature, click on the following link www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/item/37530-tech-start-up-of-the-week
Ralph Riegel, journalist with the Irish Independent tells the story of a unique dairy farm, currently test-driving Herdwatch, the latest in Herd Management Technology. Our sincere thanks to Fr Richard, Abbot of Mount St Joseph Abbey, and Michael Ryan, Farm Manager, for letting us introduce this time-saving mobile technology onto their beautiful farm. Continue reading “Herdwatch Calf Registration helps farmer Abbot”