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Tirlán to host ‘Farming for the Future’ farm walk and talk
Niamh Murphy
The farmer-focused event will include tips and advice from experts from Tirlán, Teagasc and leading organisations.
10 June 2024 News
Live demonstration of ‘revolutionary’ new soil station at Cereals Show
The technology is being used across Europe and accurately measures nutrient movement through the soil to help growers make better decisions about when to apply fertiliser to optimise nutrient uptake.
3 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.
Poor trailer brakes cost thousands in tractor transmission repairs
Fergal O’Sullivan, lecturer at MTU Kerry, looks into the fundamentals of trailer brakes, brake maintenance and what to look out for on brakes when buying a new trailed implement.
22 May 2024 Farm machinery
Teagasc launches BEEF2024 open day
'Securing your future' is the theme of this year's Teagasc BEEF2024 open day, which will take place on 26 June in Grange, Co Meath.
9 May 2024 News
Progress on beef farmer concerns at ICBF meeting - IFA
Commenting following the third meeting of the ICBF stakeholder group this week, IFA livestock chair Declan Hanrahan said progress is being made on the substantive concerns raised by the IFA.
3 May 2024 News
Solar PV proves popular but some challenges remain – IFA
James Kelly, from IFA and Bord Gáis Energy’s solar solutions team, reflects on their solar journey to date.
17 April 2024 Renewables
Focus on feed-efficient cattle, says US rancher
Jim Jensen from Wyoming made his views clear on cattle breeding during a visit to the Foyle finishing unit outside Cookstown.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Maternal traits and quality silage the backbone of Sligo suckler operation
Trevor Boland is running a tight ship with his 50-cow part time suckler herd, with cow fertility, milk and high DMD silage the major building blocks in this success.
17 April 2024 Breeding & health
Renewables Roadshow: make your farmhouse easy to heat and cheap to run
The upcoming Renewable Roadshow series will focus on outlining all of the grant options available to homeowners to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, writes Stephen Robb.
3 April 2024 News
New urease inhibitor receives EU approval
The addition of the urease inhibitor Nitroshield produces an average emissions reduction of 70%, according to fertiliser company Omex.
28 March 2024 News
Record rainfall disrupting grazing plans in Mayo
Adam Woods reports from a Teagasc early grass walk in Ballyglass in Co Mayo.
27 March 2024 Grass & feeding