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Dairy Management: nitrates, grass and fertiliser
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the things that were discussed at the nitrates information meeting in Cavan on Tuesday night.
11 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Meet the finalists in the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition
Aidan Brennan profiles five more contestants in the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition from across Ireland.
4 January 2023 Grass & feeding
Meet the finalists of the Grassland Farmer of the Year competition
Aidan Brennan profiles the first two finalists of the Grassland Farmer of the Year awards for 2022.
Farmers need to be prepared to take new opportunities
Farmers have to be ready to take new opportunities and make the best business decision for their farm, according to anaerobic digestion operator John McLenaghan.
Clover: where to now for Irish farmers?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the latest research and policy around white clover and asks what the next steps are?
28 December 2022 Grass & feeding
Key lessons from clover farms
Teagasc experts Mike Egan, Michael O'Donovan and Caitlin Looney take a look at some of the lessons from the Clover 150 programme.
30 November 2022 Grass & feeding
Dairy calves worst affected by recent mild weather
Spring-born dairy calves are showing clinical symptoms of stomach worm and lungworm on the back of the recent mild weather.
16 November 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: game over for most beef farmers for 2022
Grazing has come to a halt on the majority of beef farms over the past two weeks, with only those on the driest of land and those who really need to remain at grass currently doing so.
9 November 2022 Grass & feeding
Exceptional growth but many can't graze
Most farmers have been unable to capitalise on the high growth rates because land is too wet.
9 November 2022 Grass & feeding
Reviewing straw supplies in light of possible earlier housing
With farmers in many parts of the country struggling to build their normal grass reserve and ground conditions deteriorating there is a strong likelihood that sheep may be housed earlier.
Torrential rain saturates ground
After a week of torrential rain, Aidan Brennan and Martin Merrick have some advice for farmers still persevering with grazing.
2 November 2022 Grass & feeding
Wet October, but 2022 is still a dry year so far
The Met Eireann weather report for October confirms just how wet it has been, but the year to date is still drier than average.
2 November 2022 News