Slurry from 5,000 cattle provides for well-fed crops
Siobhán Walsh
The Kepak farm in Co Meath is using slurry wisely to reduce artificial inputs, reduce emissions and improve sustainability.
21 March 2024 News
Tillage podcast: Lack of fieldwork, ask for funding and fertiliser savings
On this week’s show we chat about weather and fieldwork, forage crops and hear from a Teagasc adviser in the north east.
13 March 2024 News
My Farming Week:Proinnsias Ó Críodáin, Cluain Droichid, Maghchromtha, Co Chorcaí
For Seachtain na Gaeilge, Tommy Moyles speaks to Cork dairy calf to beef farmer Proinnsias Ó Críodáin as Gaeilge.
Catch crops and beans cutting nitrogen use on Kepak's tillage farm
Planting catch crops, growing spring beans and chopping straw are just some of the measures being used on Kepak's tillage farm to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
10 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Better genetics key to dairy beef success in Co Waterford
This farmer is making dairy beef work on his farm, but moving to better quality animals has been a key part of his success.
10 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Improving animal health to increase flock efficiency and sustainability
Frank Campion, Michael Gottstein and James Doran report on the importance of flock health on Brain Keane's farm in Co Wexford.
9 December 2023 Signpost Programme
How your climate actions impact your carbon footprint
In this article Tom O’Dwyer, head of the Signpost Programme at Teagasc, explains some of the ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on your farm and how the action affects your carbon footprint.
9 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Reducing the age at slaughter, while increasing carcase weight
These farmers have managed to significantly reduce the age of their animals at slaughter while also increasing the carcase weight of those animals.
6 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Emission reductions research helping to assess future technologies
From improving soil health to using feed additives and growing protein crops, there is plenty of research into greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
6 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Cutting artificial nitrogen use by 45% in Co Cork
This article focuses on how Kevin Ahern manages clover to cut artificial nitrogen use on the Shinagh Estates Dairy Farm in Bandon, Co Cork.
6 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Red clover silage hitting quality in Roscommon
Soil fertility had to be improved where red clover was being planted on the farm. The red clover is contributing to feed and fertiliser use reductions.
6 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Four steps to learn your carbon number
George Ramsbottom writes about the Signpost Advisory Programme that aims to establish the carbon emissions number for 50,000 farms across the country.
6 December 2023 Signpost Programme