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Further extension to Liming Programme deadline announced
Anne O'Donoghue
Farmers now have until Thursday 31 October 2024 to spread lime purchased under the National Liming Programme.
12 June 2024 News
Understanding N and P losses and how to avoid them
The new EPA map shows the status of all waterbodies in the country and identifies areas of concern.
11 June 2024 News
Gorey Show postponed due to ground conditions
The show was to take place this Saturday 15 June at Ashton, Ballycanew, Co Wexford.
Farmer Writes: cattle never fail to surprise me
Regardless of how many years’ experience I have with cattle, they still never fail to surprise me at times, writes Karen McCabe.
5 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Hitting €1,700 for weanlings in Ballinrobe
Adam Woods previews next week’s Irish Grassland Association beef event taking place just outside Ballinrobe in Co Mayo on Tuesday 11 June.
5 June 2024 Management
'Short but vicious' bursts of rain hit Wexford
Recent incidences of flash flooding in Wexford have wiped out recently-sown crops and resulted in delayed cutting of silage.
29 May 2024 News
Five tips to keep on top of grass quality in May
Grass growth is increasing and will exceed demand during May. Outlined are five tips to keep on top of grass quality over the coming weeks.
4 May 2024 Management
Growth stubbornly low on grazed ground but no need to panic
Farmers are reporting that ground is slow to bounce back after grazing, though there is no need to hit the panic button just yet.
The Grass Week: heavy covers causing headaches while others struggle for supply
Delayed turn-out has caused for some heavy covers to hit production on farms and what to do with these will depend on individual farms.
27 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Home Farm: drying out at last
Every fine day is making a huge difference to ground conditions.
24 April 2024 Viewpoints
Five tips to get spring grazing back on track
Settled weather in the week ahead will create opportunities for grazing on drier land. Outlined are some tips to get spring grazing back on track.
20 April 2024 Management
Getting back on track in Kilkenny
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc farm walk on the Bowden farm in Co Kilkenny, where weather issues dominated discussion.
17 April 2024 Grass & feeding