Farm Programmes
Tullamore Farm testing the peas and cereal combi-crop mix
Kelsey Daly
Kelsey Daly looks at growing a combi-crop mix on Tullamore Farm for high protein silage while reducing the nitrogen input on the farm.
Red clover sward driving yields on Tyrone farm
A ZeroNsile project managed by AgriSearch aims to explore the potential to grow grass silage swards without N fertiliser.
12 June 2024 Grass & feeding
Almost 50% cut to profit if derogation is lost
Thomas Condon reports from the Dairygold farm walk on the Goggin farm in Cork where water quality and the impact of the derogation was the centre of attention.
Five tips for reseeding grassland
Reseeding unproductive swards offers a good return on investment. Outlined are five tips for reseeding.
8 June 2024 Grass & feeding
Honey yields back by 40% as weather hits hives
Honey output has dropped by 30% to 40% over the last year as a result of the poor weather.
5 June 2024 News
What is Teagasc Moorepark doing to increase sustainability and biodiversity?
Sustainability and biodiversity measures implemented in Moorepark include clover incorporation, sowing of plantain, built-in slurry aeration system, solar panels and hedgerows and grazing woodlands.
3 June 2024 News
Time to get on top of grass quality
Declan Collins looks at different options for farmers to get on top of grass quality this week.
22 May 2024 Grass & feeding
My Farming Week: Eugene Fitzpatrick, Granard, Co Longford
Longford dairy farmer Eugene Fitzpatrick hosted a water quality farm walk for Lakelands as his farm is in derogation.
22 May 2024 News
Five tips for first cut silage
As silage season moves into top gear across Ireland, outlined are some tips to keep in mind.
18 May 2024 Management
Grass issues and winter feed dominate discussion
Difficulties with grass and grazing didn’t end when the weather improved in late April and farmers are still encountering plenty of challenges, particularly around silage stocks, writes Aidan Brennan.
15 May 2024 Grass & feeding
Dairy Management: growing silage and spreading fertiliser
Aidan Brennan says farmers should be doing fodder budgets for the winter now to assess if they'll have enough silage or not for the winter.
15 May 2024 Management
Grass+ Beef: cautious optimism as growth figures rise
Growth rose last week amid warmer weather, but it is still well behind where it should normally be.
15 May 2024 Grass & feeding