Letter: beware the corncockle in your wildflower mix
When wildflower growing became popular the seeds of both plants were imported from Italy - Nesta FitzGerald, Skeaghvosteen, Co Kilkenny
18 April 2023 Management
Time to target grassland weeds
With ground slowly drying out, attention will turn to grazing and fertiliser. But don't forget about controlling grass weeds before they get too strong and produce seeds.
17 April 2023 Management
Dairy management: time to act on reseeding
With growth rates increasing, farmers should be making moves on getting fields ready for reseeding writes Aidan Brennan.
Home Nurse: nourishing the skin you are in
Suffering from dry skin? Nessa Robins shares two recipes to nourish your body from the inside out.
1 March 2023 Recipes
50,000 primary school students to learn how to grow vegetables
The ‘Let’s Grow’ initiative will see seeds, compost discs and pots sent to schools so students can learn how to grow their own vegetables.
10 February 2023 News
What varieties will you grow this spring?
Choosing a variety that suits your system and can help to cut inputs is essential. Take time to study the lists.
25 January 2023 Crops
Millstreet Show highlights: Vantage Ireland takes on Stocks Ag range
Vantage Ireland, the newly appointed importer and distributor for the Stocks Ag range of applicators and seeders, showcased the range at the AJS Spring Farm Machinery show in Millstreet last week.
25 January 2023 News
Recommended spring barley varieties for 2023
Examine the table and have a read through the varieties to see what best suits your system and what variety can help to reduce inputs.
22 January 2023 News
Tillage Management: glyphosate rules and cropping areas
Have your say in the Department of Agriculture's consultation on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulation.
11 January 2023 Husbandry
Eight incidences of blackgrass in seed crops in 2022
The Irish Seed Trade has announced a new higher voluntary standard scheme for cover crop seeds that will see a new label on bags of seed.
11 January 2023 News
Irish tillage needs to credibly demonstrate its sustainability
Irish tillage claims to be sustainable and have a low carbon footprint, but this statement needs back-up with data.
10 January 2023 News
Dairy management: Grass seed supply and 2022 accounts
Aidan Brennan advises those looking for grass and clover seeds to secure supplies early, as some seed varieties are likely to be scarce.
4 January 2023 Management