Northern Ireland
Dairy farmer makes case for regenerative ag
David Wright
The need for more resources to be targeted at regenerative farming was made to MLAs last Thursday.
20 May 2024 News
Rise in fertiliser costs suited Government's green agenda - Aontú
Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín has said that emergency supports are needed now to subsidise the cost of fertiliser, with many farmers "deep in debt" due to inflation over the past number of years.
18 May 2024 News
Agri jobs: tractor drivers wanted for fertiliser spreading
This week’s opportunities include a company looking for tractor drivers and dairy farms in the southeast looking for workers.
The Grass Week: heat starting to drive growth but rain not helping matters
While growth is on the up, a lot of farms are still struggling with conditions underfoot after some torrential showers.
18 May 2024 Grass & feeding
Weekend weather: highs of 22°C forecast on Sunday
Current indications suggest that there will be further showers or longer spells of rain out to midweek.
17 May 2024 News
Fertiliser suppliers' profits jumped 160% when prices soared in 2022
Companies boosted earnings by holding percentage gross margins steady.
15 May 2024 News
Timing crucial for water quality when applying fertiliser - Burgess
When it comes to putting out phosphorus or slurry, timing could be more important than the amount spread, a Lakeland Dairies farm walk heard.
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
Irish Farmers Journal / KPMG report on food security
Irish food producers are moving into an era where supermarkets are far more conscious of food security.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Grass growth back 25% in April and May
Average grass growth rates are back significantly on last year and on the five year average as extremely wet weather in winter and spring affected growing conditions.
15 May 2024 News
Getting to grips with red clover silage
Red clover has been increasing in popularity, but its establishment and cutting procedure differ from that of traditional ryegrass swards.
15 May 2024 Soil
Horsch to debut two new Sprinter drills to Cereals
The German manufacturer will showcase two new models of tine seed drills - the Sprinter 6.25 SL and the Sprinter 12.25 SC - for the first time at the Cereals show.
15 May 2024 News