Time to get on top of grass quality
Declan Collins
Declan Collins looks at different options for farmers to get on top of grass quality this week.
Growth burst has finally arrived
Declan Collins has a look at what farmers should be doing to control grass quality with high growth rates.
Growth rates predicted to rise this week
With growth rates predicted to rise, Declan Collins looks at what farmers should do in the coming week.
Growth rates still lag behind as grass could become tight on farms
Declan Collins looks at the grass stats for this week as growth rates are back 20% this year compared to the five year average.
Farmers release the grazing reigns with settled weather
Declan Collins has a look at important measures to take this week to ensure quality grass in the cows' diet.
24 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Fear of redamaging ground as farmers enter second rotation
Declan Collins looks at where farmers go from here as they enter second rotation and cows still not out full time.
10 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Farmers heading for crisis point with silage stocks
Declan Collins looks at the weather for the coming week and how farmers can stretch out silage stocks.
3 April 2024 l2
Farmers on the edge of crisis point with less than a week of silage stocks left
Declan Collins looks at grazing around the country as silage stocks are depleting and still no sign of a weather boost.
3 April 2024 Grass & feeding
What to consider for reseeding this spring
Declan Collins looks at how farmers can get a successful reseeding plan in place this spring.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
No let up in the weather forecast this week
Declan Collins reels in on the weather woes this week, with a worry among farmers as silage stocks tighten and the bad weather continues.
27 March 2024 Grass & feeding
First grazed paddocks slow bouncing back
Declan Collins explains the importance of getting nitrogen out on paddocks to ensure enough grass in April.
20 March 2024 Grass & feeding
How much will it cost to produce dairy replacements from sexed semen?
Declan Collins compares the costs of using sexed semen and conventional semen to breed dairy replacements this spring.
17 March 2024 Spring AI