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Act Now to Maximise the Length of your Grazing Season

Right down we have 14% less grass on farms than we should have. If we do not act now we will run out of grass earlier than planned. We need…

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Replenish Land After Taking Out Surplus Bales

Liam Stack, M.Agr.Sc, Ruminant Technical Manager After taking out surplus grass as bales, it’s important to replace what we’ve taken out in terms of N, P + K to ensure…

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Why Farmers Should Include Selenium in their Fertiliser Program

Why use Selenium? Selenium is an essential trace element for Vitamin E function and reproduction in animals. Selenium deficiency symptoms include: Fertility problems Retained placenta White muscle disease Poor thrive…

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Now that the closed period is over… should I spread?

Our fertiliser world is a changing. We now need to focus more on nitrogen use efficiency, ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions. As part of their marginal abatement curve Teagasc have…

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Introducing Hi-Pro ECO LAC Autumn Extend

As we approach the end of the lactation, we have altered the formulation of our tried and trusted Hi Pro ECO LAC range to ensure you get the maximum productivity…

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Why silage ground often has the poorest level of soil fertility and how to fix it

Catherine Hurley Recent grass silage tests that have been carried out have shown poor protein levels in the winter fodder in many cases, so much so that the feed may…

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Dairy Sustainability Day

Dairy Sustainability Day was held on the farm of Trevor and Olive Crowley this year, winners of the Reduce Carbon footprint category at Bord Bía’s Origin Green Farmer Awards in…

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How to Control Weeds in Your Silage Ground

James Bourke, B.Ag.Sc. Docks are a common, deep rooted, persistent weed problem on many farms. The perennial broadleaf weed will seriously limit grassland output and productivity unless managed correctly. The…

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Gold Assure Grass Seed Brochure

Dairygold Grass Seed Brochure_.

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Maximise your grass for 2019

James Bourke, Dairygold Grassland Specialist Maximise your grass for 2019 Dairygold will run the grassland specialist service again this year across the Dairygold catchment area. The programme is a free…

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