My Farming Week: Seán Conneely, Bunatubber, Corrandulla, Co Galway
Amy Forde
Seán Conneely farms with his father in Bunatober, Co Galway. Originally a suckler and sheep farm, they are converting to dairy.
24 April 2024 Management
Dairy Management: breeding, reseeding and calves
Aidan Brennan says that keeping cows on a rising plane of nutrition could be a challenge this year.
24 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Clover week 2024: top tips for getting clover to work
Aidan Brennan outlines some of the top tips when trying to get clover established in permanent grassland.
The Grass Week : drier conditions set to allow field work and grazing to resume
After a tough spring and a list of field jobs for farmers to complete, the week ahead seems to be giving the opportunity for this work to be caught up on weather-wise.
20 April 2024 Grass & feeding
Organic farming and reseeding
With growing numbers of farmers either organic or in the process of converting to organic farming, Aidan Brennan looks at some of the options around reseeding.
1 April 2024 Reseeding
Steps to establish a grass and clover sward
Teagasc researcher Michael Egan outlines the steps involved in establishing a successful perennial ryegrass and white clover sward.
31 March 2024 Reseeding
Selecting the best grass varieties in 2024
Grassland researchers Tomas Tubritt and Michael O’Donovan fromTeagasc, Moorepark, look at some of the considerations farmers should be making before choosing a grass variety.
29 March 2024 Reseeding
New clover-safe spray on the market
Aidan Brennan looks at the new clover-safe spray that is licensed for use to kill docks and other weeds in.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
What to consider for reseeding this spring
Declan Collins looks at how farmers can get a successful reseeding plan in place this spring.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
Reseeding season almost here
Aidan Brennan takes a look at what articles are in the focus on reseeding and argues that there could be more reseeding done this year than normal.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
Is red clover a runner this summer?
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the advantages of red clover and some of the things to watch out for when sowing the crop.
20 March 2024 Reseeding
Up to €300/ha for multi-species and red clover swards
Applications for the scheme in 2024 are via the Basic Income Support for Sustainability online application system.
6 March 2024 News