Over 2,000 miss out on soil sampling scheme
Anne O'Donoghue
Cork was the county with the highest number of farmers approved to the Soil Sampling and Analysis Programme.
7 February 2024 Farm machinery
Variable rate fertiliser application, is it viable?
Dermot Forristal from Teagasc Oak Park explains what variable rate application is and examines are Irish farmers losing out without adopting it.
17 January 2024 Schemes
Soil sampling programme to begin collecting samples on farms this week
The Department of Agriculture has contracted the Irish Soil Expert Consortium (ISEC) to collect and analyse the samples for the programme.
Top tips for soil sampling before spring
Soil samples should be taken before the lifting of the fertiliser and slurry restrictions in early 2024.
29 December 2023 Management
Extension granted for soil sampling scheme applications
An extra 10 days have been given for farmers and advisers to apply for the scheme.
31 October 2023 News