Teagasc and Goldcrop sign 15-year partnership
Aidan Brennan
Pasture Innovations is the new name of the partnership between Goldcrop and Teagasc, for the Irish grass and clover breeding and commercialisation agreement.
Dry June slows CAFRE plan for clover
The plan is to establish grass clover swards across all dairy and beef paddocks over the next four years.
Getting to the roots of grass breeding
David Wright reports from a grass open day, held at the AFBI site in Loughgall.
Can you identify the key grass weeds in tillage crops?
Correct grass-weed identification is critical for making decisions on weed management and control writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc.
21 June 2023 Crops
Five steps to managing swards mid-season
Swards have started to become stemmy out on some farms as the heading date for many perennial rye grass species approaches.
23 May 2023 Grass & feeding
Five tips for cutting first-cut silage
As silage season kicks off across Ireland, outlined are five tips to keep in mind.
20 May 2023 Management
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.
14 April 2023 Soil
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