My Farming Week: Trevor Cobbe, Doolagh, Portarlington, Co Laois
Grace Hoare
Trevor Cobbe and his father, Roy, have been farming in partnership since 2015.
Clover and multispecies deliver cost savings
At a recent farmwalk hosted on Bill Harpur's suckler beef farm, farmers heard how clover and multispecies swards were reducing inputs and emissions.
21 April 2024 Crop protection
How to identify young grass weeds in your tillage crops
Correct identification of young grass-weed plants is crucial to developing the best control measures in the current season and beyond, writes Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar.
Make sure you are using the right glyphosate rate
It is important to use robust rates of products to control weeds and prevent resistance developing to these products.
15 April 2024 Crop protection
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
Water quality - lessons from New Zealand
Farmers had invested in the equipment themselves and were monitoring nutrients in the water to better inform themselves of what was happening in rivers and streams running through farms.
14 February 2024 Viewpoints