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Reseeding grazing swards in Co Derry
Kieran Mailey
Clement Lynch has just finished reseeding part of the grazing block on his Co Derry sheep plan.
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Dry weather fuels surge in autumn reseeding
There has been a flurry of autumn reseeding across NI, with merchants reporting a surge in sales of grass seed.
31 August 2022 Management
NI Sheep Programme: Building grass covers for autumn
James McCay is busy drafting lambs for sale and building grass covers for autumn on his Co Tyrone farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
Taking a different approach to liming soils
John McCay has tried a different approach to correcting soil pH when reseeding on his Co Tyrone dairy farm.
New research sheds light on soil carbon
The researchers conclude that soil compaction could negatively affect how much carbon a grassland field is able to accumulate in the future.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Time to get started with autumn reseeding plans
For farmers planning to reseed grass this autumn, time is running out, so make a start over the coming days.
9 August 2022 Management
Reseeding lessons from the Thrive dairy-beef programme
Many of the Thrive programme farmers have looked to white clover in recent years to reduce chemical nitrogen usage. Declan Marren writes.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding
Update on red clover and multispecies on Tullamore Farm
Multispecies and red clover crops were planted on Tullamore Farm in May and have been grazed once in July.
3 August 2022 Reseeding
Ten tips for establishing clover in autumn reseeds
For farmers reseeding grassland this autumn, outlined are some tips to getting clover established.
Top tips for reseeding to grassland swards
Reseeding around 10% of your farm annually can have major benefits in sward quality and the amount of grass you grow annually.
3 August 2022 Reseeding
Red clover and multispecies: Miracle seeds or just a fad?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the positives and negatives of both multispecies swards and red clover silage.
3 August 2022 Reseeding
Huge interest in multispecies and red clover
There is huge interest among farmers in red clover silage swards and multicpecies silage swards, writes Aidan Brennan.
3 August 2022 Reseeding