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Beef
Grass+ Beef: growth rates falling back to more normal levels
Declan Marren
After a three week period of accelerated growth, grass growth rates has now moved back to more normal levels.
26 March 2022 Management
Soil temperatures driving grass growth
Current soil temperatures are running around two to three degrees higher than normal, writes Aidan Brennan.
23 March 2022 News
Beef Management: fertiliser application advice, scour prevention and pain relief
Adam Woods has the latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's beef management notes.
Grass+ Beef: ground conditions improving on beef farms
A drier week has seen ground conditions improve significantly with farmers on drier land starting to get stock to grass.
2 March 2022 Grass & feeding
Dairy management: calf health, fertiliser and preventing mastitis
A look at the steps farmers can take to maintain calf health during this period of changeable weather.
23 February 2022 Management
Soil temperatures 35% higher than normal
The Met Éireann data reflects the benign weather experienced by most farmers over most of January, writes Aidan Brennan.
29 January 2022 Grass & feeding
When is it the right time to spread fertiliser?
Aidan Brennan looks at the impact of soil temperatures on timing of fertiliser applications.
22 January 2022 Management
Beef Management: slurry spreading delay, compensatory group and new webinars
Adam Woods takes a look at whether farmers should delay slurry spreading this spring, compensatory growth in weanlings and our new spring webinar series kicking off in February
19 January 2022 Management
Tillage Management: keeping an eye on the weather
Above average temperatures for air and soil during November and December could prove to be a help to a number of pests and diseases this spring.
12 January 2022 Husbandry