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Can poultry manure replace bag fertiliser on tillage farms?
Aidan Brennan
Teagasc poultry adviser Rebecca Tierney chats with Teagasc crops adviser John Mahon about the uses and value of poultry manure as a fertiliser.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Livestock can be integrated with arable crops
David Wright reports from the annual conference for arable growers, organised by the Ulster Arable Society, Ulster Farmers’ Union and CAFRE.
24 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmers urged to manage slurry properly
A recent CAFRE open day focused on making best use of livestock slurry on farms this spring. Kieran Mailey reports.
Farmers reminded on extended buffer zones for slurry spreading
For the two weeks after the closed period, buffer zones around watercourses double to 10m.
20 January 2024 Management
Organic manures at arable conference
The annual agronomy and business management conference for arable growers takes place on Thursday, 25 January.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Tillage Management: sunshine allows for plenty of harvesting and planting
The sunshine and good weather of the past few days has been welcomed by tillage farmers, especially those with spring cereals still to cut.
6 September 2023 Husbandry