Northern Ireland
Soil sampling under way in Zone 2
David Wright
David Wright reports from the AFBI soil health conference, held outside Belfast last Thursday
28 October 2023 News
Land-stored farmyard manure can remain unspread over winter
Ordinarily, farmyard manure cannot be stored on land over the closed winter period.
28 October 2023 Grass & feeding
The Grass Week: grazing targets, lime scheme extension and farm yard manure
Despite earlier indications that ground conditions might improve, drying over the Bank Holiday weekend is set to be very poor.
Danish farm emissions tax will put dairy farms 'out of business'
According to the Danish Climate Council, a new €100/t CO2e emission tax on farming would incentivise farmers to move towards crop and pork production, which emit lower greenhouse gases than livestock.
11 October 2023 News
Bio-security around young turkeys 'crucial' ahead of Christmas
Structural and operational bio-security are the two key areas farmers should focus on, according to Teagasc's poultry adviser Rebecca Tierney.
30 September 2023 News
Facts matter in debate around Lough Neagh
We have to do better around water quality in NI, but others have to step up as well.
27 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Watch: Reesink launches Dutch Kaweco slurry tanker range in Ireland
Reesink is introducing the Dutch-built Kaweco range of high-end slurry equipment to the Irish market.
6 September 2023 Farm machinery
Time to back or sack the Teagasc MACC?
With a new report on Ireland's farming and food environmental credentials just published we look back on progress to date for the MACC technologies.
19 July 2023 News
How drought prompted one Wexford farm to switch to organic
Sarah O’Sullivan reports from the Pollard farm in Ballywilliam, Co Wexford, where multispecies swards, combination crops and regenerative grazing are used in running a successful organic dairy farm.
19 July 2023 News