Weather woes and grass growth slows
A cold and wet spring has reduced grass growth rates and made grazing very difficult. Aidan Brennan reports from a discussion group meeting.
All rain still very welcome in Kilkenny
Not enough Kilkenny rain means it’s back to the first-cut silage in Greenfield, writes Jack Kennedy.
Grass growth still below 10-year average
Average grass growth rates are still lagging behind the 10-year average, writes Aidan Brennan.
Four to one return from spreading fertiliser now
Irish Farmers Journal livestock and tillage specialists report from the fields in week two of Fodder Watch.