Farm Programmes
Footprint Farms: focus on premium crops in Waterford
Ellen Durkin
Premium crops on Pádraig Connery’s farm have earned him well in excess of €100/ac.
1 February 2023 Footprint Farmers
15% cut in N use on Tullamore Farm last year
Calving had just began when the Irish Farmers Journal team visited Tullamore Farm last week. Ellen Durkin reports.
31 January 2023 Footprint Farmers
Gearing up for springtime on Tullamore Farm
Different measures have been implemented on farm to ensure the busy period runs as smoothly as possible on the farm.
Watch: Footprint Farmers - The power of nutrient management planning
Careful planning has allowed Martin Crowe to save €15,000 on fertiliser.
27 January 2023 Soil
The power of planning - cutting costs in Carrigmore
Footprint Farmer Martin Crowe is using clover and multispecies swards to offset his chemical N usage this year.
25 January 2023 Footprint Farmers
Forage rape working well for sheep on Tullamore Farm this winter
The ewe lambs and hogget ewes on the farm have been grazing the crop since 10 December.
18 January 2023 Footprint Farmers
Changes needed on Tullamore Farm to meet biodiversity target
Tullamore Farm was recently scored as part of the BRIDE Project, and the final report has now been compiled.
11 January 2023 Footprint Farmers
Biodiversity scoring on Tullamore Farm
The results-based scheme saw different habitats across Tullamore Farm scored, with different measures receiving higher scores. Ellen Durkin reports.
4 January 2023 Footprint Farmers
‘Take the pedal off the metal’ – the importance of social sustainability
The Footprint Farmers training day highlighted the three pillars of sustainability, with a focus on the importance of social sustainability.
14 December 2022 Footprint Farmers
Tillage soils show impressively high carbon levels
Any remaining tillage fields were sampled for soil carbon after harvest and the results are back.
7 December 2022 Footprint Farmers
Irish Farmers Journal shortlisted for several Guild awards
This year’s awards, which are sponsored by FBD, will take place on Friday, 9 December, at the Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare.
7 December 2022 News
Blue skies for Footprint Farmers Open Day in Tullamore
The farm walk was held on Tullamore Farm last week and covered a range of topics from winter feed plans to hedge planting.
30 November 2022 Footprint Farmers