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Further extension to Liming Programme deadline announced
Anne O'Donoghue
Farmers now have until Thursday 31 October 2024 to spread lime purchased under the National Liming Programme.
12 June 2024 News
Understanding N and P losses and how to avoid them
The new EPA map shows the status of all waterbodies in the country and identifies areas of concern.
11 June 2024 News
Extension to liming scheme deadline needed - IFA
According to the IFA, there are areas in which only 20-30% of prepaid lime has been delivered and spread to date, which was described as "concerning".
Watch: this week in photos - farmers get on with fieldwork
Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers planting potatoes, feeding and moving stock, sowing grass seed, applying lime, spreading urea, some mart action and more.
12 May 2024 News
18% less nitrogen fertiliser sold in 2023 - CSO
The volume of lime, N, P and K all dropped in 2023 when compared with the previous year.
8 May 2024 Letters
No smoke without fire - or lime
There's usually no smoke without fire but that was not the case for one lime spreading contractor this week.
24 April 2024 Dealer
Extension to national liming programme a practical move - IFA
Given the challenging weather in recent months, the IFA said the extended date for spreading lime will "alleviate pressure".
13 March 2024 News
Deadline for lime scheme spreading extended
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has announced a significant extension to the deadline for spreading lime purchased under the national liming programme.
13 March 2024 News
ICMSA seeks three-month extension to liming programme deadline
The ICMSA is looking for the deadline for spreading lime under the national liming programme to be pushed back to June.
12 March 2024 News
Farmers ‘on the cusp’ of achieving 2030 chemical N target – Teagasc scientist
Speaking at the Teagasc Soil Conference this week, Dr Seamus Kearney said it is important to recognise the reductions farmers have already made in chemical nitrogen.
6 March 2024 News
Letter regarding a delayed lime spreading payment
"Money is tight – lime spreading payment delayed" – Name & details with the Editor
28 February 2024 Letters
Taking advantage of spreading lime
Eoin O'Carroll takes a look at the advantages of spreading lime throughout the year, while reminding farmers of the national liming programme deadline.
17 February 2024 Fertilizers