Five steps to managing swards mid-season
Martin Merrick
Swards have started to become stemmy out on some farms as the heading date for many perennial rye grass species approaches.
20 May 2023 Management
Five tips for cutting first-cut silage
As silage season kicks off across Ireland, outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
14 April 2023 Soil
Multispecies swards can grow 14.2 tonnes DM/ha with 73kg of chemical N - Teagasc
The merits of multispecies swards and ongoing research were discussed at the Farming for Soil Health open day at Johnstown Castle last month.
Factors to consider before reseeding grass swards
The pros and cons of reseeding grassland were outlined during a recent Germinal webinar. Kieran Mailey reports.
12 April 2023 Northern Ireland
Five tips for closing off silage ground
Where farmers intend closing off silage ground in the next fortnight, outlined are some tips to consider when completing the task.
1 April 2023 Management
How do multispecies swards perform in trials?
Ciarán Hearn and Dr Michael O’Donovan from Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Teagasc, take a look at the performance of multispecies swards from Moorepark plot trials.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Reseeding in 2023 - what varieties to choose
Tomás Tubritt and Michael O’Donovan from Animal and Grassland Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, take a look at the 2023 Pasture Profit Index and look at how to select varieties.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Improving digestibility of cultivars with DNA
Researchers at Teagasc are using DNA technologies to improve the efficiency of plant selection.
29 December 2022 Climate and environment