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The main European farm organisation has called for an end to duties and taxes on fertilisers in Europe.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 19 March 2018
As we pass the mid-March mark, there will be greater emphasis on farms to plant this year’s spring beans.
By Stephen Robb on 16 March 2018
Good weather on Tuesday was replaced by very heavy rain on Wednesday. It's been a hard spring, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 14 March 2018
Over 13,000 farmers face future delayed payments unless they complete key actions in the scheme.
By William Conlon on 15 March 2018
Planting opportunities are variable and local but winter crops now need fertiliser and many still need weed control.
By Andy Doyle on 15 March 2018
Programme farmers are making fertilisation plans for the 2018 season based on soil analysis results. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 15 March 2018
Getting some cattle back to grass in the coming weeks will help to ease the workload and pressure on silage.
By Kieran Mailey on 15 March 2018
It’s been an unusual spring so far and managing grass is a struggle. Aidan Brennan assesses the situation.
By Aidan Brennan on 12 March 2018
Fertiliser and spring planting remains at the top of grower’s lists as the broken weather of spring 2018 continues.
By Stephen Robb on 10 March 2018
Ciarán Lenehan talked to farmers about the fallout from last week's storm.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 08 March 2018
Expansion is the name of the game for Peter and David Farrell, who have changed systems and trebled their milking herd in Meath.
By Aidan Brennan on 01 March 2018
Weather stops field work once again
After a busy week on the land, weather has once again stopped all field work.
By Andy Doyle on 01 March 2018
Consider the waiting time between fertiliser and slurry applications this Spring writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 01 March 2018
There was a break in the weather last weekend before the beast from the east hit the country on Tuesday night which saw farmers baling straw, ploughing and even cutting last autumn's barley.
By Amy Forde on 01 March 2018
Tommy Moyles reflects on how he and his father have reduced fertiliser use while at the same time increasing stocking rate.
By Tommy Moyles on 01 March 2018
Ciarán Lenehan summarises a beef farm's fertiliser plan for the coming months.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 01 March 2018
Dry conditions allowed some grazing on programme farms in Tyrone during February. Peter McCann reports
By Peter McCann on 01 March 2018
High soil fertility is the backbone of high plant production but improving it a short to medium term process using fertiliser amounts surplus to crop off-takes. Andy Doyle and Stephen Robb report
By Andy Doyle on 01 March 2018
Spring calving is getting off to a good start on the programme farms. Kieran Mailey reports.
By Kieran Mailey on 01 March 2018
More and more farmers are using maps to interpret soil fertility reports. Aidan Brennan looks at how some farmers are managing fertilisers.
By Aidan Brennan on 01 March 2018
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