In this Focus supplement we look at your options for reseeding. We go through what machinery to use for grass reseeding, what grass varieties to use and how to keep your rations simple and cost-effective.

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Five options for managing reseeded grass in wet conditions
Kieran Mailey
While rain has shelved many plans for reseeding, where farmers have new grass in place, Kieran Mailey offers some advice on managing these swards in wet conditions.
Three ways to reseed pastures
7 August 2023 Reseeding
Three ways to reseed pastures
Reseeding methods can be broken down into three categories, depending on the amount of soil they disturb in the process, writes Aidan Brennan.
Red clover: is it a fix or a fantasy?
7 August 2023 Reseeding
Red clover: is it a fix or a fantasy?
Aidan Brennan looks at the role of red clover in Irish grazing systems and argues that even though it is a low nitrogen input crop, it is still a high-input crop.
Reseeding terminology: what it means
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the common phrases when it comes to grass seeds and explains what each one is.
6 August 2023 Reseeding
Reseeding: wet weather dampens expectations
Difficult weather conditions has meant that there has been less reseeding carried out this summer, writes Aidan Brennan.
2 August 2023 Reseeding
Teagasc and Goldcrop sign 15-year partnership
Pasture Innovations is the new name of the partnership between Goldcrop and Teagasc, for the Irish grass and clover breeding and commercialisation agreement.
2 August 2023 Reseeding
Is plantain the wonder plant?
Aidan Brennan chats to Glenn Judson from New Zealand and Thomas Moloney from DLF in Ireland about plantain and a new variety available on the Irish market called Ecotain.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Oversowing clover does work – new on-farm research
New Teagasc on-farm research shows that there is no difference in clover content between fields that were fully reseeded with grass and clover and fields that were oversown with clover.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Farmers need more information on new species
Aidan Brennan says there is a lack of independent information on variety performance when it comes to multispecies.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Red clover silage – is it all its cracked up to be?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the issues and some of the advantages of red clover silage.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
How do multispecies swards perform in trials?
Ciarán Hearn and Dr Michael O’Donovan from Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, take a look at the performance of multispecies swards from Moorepark plot trials.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Reseeding in 2023 - what varieties to choose
Tomás Tubritt and Michael O’Donovan from Animal and Grassland Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, take a look at the 2023 Pasture Profit Index and look at how to select varieties.
29 March 2023 Reseeding