Weekend weather: changeable with heavy showers and some dry spells
Niamh Murphy
Met Éireann has forecast mixed and changeable weather for the weekend, with longer spells of rain at times, some heavy. There will be dry spells too with sunshine, and it will become drier early next week.
12 June 2024 Management
Beef Management: grass supplies, grass quality and slurry spreading
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at grass supplies, grass quality and slurry spreading advice.
4 June 2024 Management
Fertiliser window for grazing and silage aftermath
With plenty of rain showers this week, there will be opportunities to get fertiliser on grazing swards and slurry on silage aftermath.
Redrock Machinery enters partnership with Agquip
Redrock Machinery Ltd has confirmed that it has entered a strategic partnership with Agquip Ltd.
29 May 2024 News
Increase in low emissions spreading helps reduce ammonia - EPA
Good farm practices are beginning to have a positive impact on emissions, the EPA has said.
10 May 2024 News
Farmer Writes: spring emerging into action
Karen McCabe remembers when the first slatted shed was built on her farm, and even though the previous generations were hardy, she reckons even they would be fed up of the weather by now.
10 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Options for silage fertiliser in a wet spring
Frequent rain and saturated ground means silage fertiliser will be applied later than normal on many farms. Kieran Mailey outlines some options for getting nitrogen on silage ground.
Wet weather disrupts grazing plans
Adam Woods takes a look at what the grazing plan should be once the current wet weather passes.
20 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Spring deluge hits slurry spreading and early silage
Pressure is mounting on contractors to get slurry spread, with tanks full as a result of a wetter than normal February.
6 March 2024 News
Calculating organic nitrogen stocking rates
From 1 January 2024 farmers with a grassland stocking rate above 130kg organic nitrogen per hectare are obliged to apply all slurry with low-emission slurry-spreading equipment.
6 March 2024 Management
Brief weather window for slurry and fertiliser
Drier conditions are forecast into the early stages of next week. That may open a window to get some slurry and fertiliser out, kickstarting grass growth.
5 March 2024 Management
Opinion: four days can be a long time in the world of farming red tape
The new requirement to report all slurry exports within four days followed within four days of a ministerial commitment to minimise red tape.
2 March 2024 Opinion