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Getting your 2024 Fertiliser Order Right

The fertiliser you order for and spread in 2024 should be driven by the nutrient allowances your farm has. In 2024, with the newly introduced fertiliser register, this will become…

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Don’t Forego Circa 2000 Euro Of Milk Margin After Feed Cost From Here To Drying Off!!!

  Her race is nearly ran! Its been a slog, especially of late but the average cow has still c. 500-700 litres more to give. Milk price this year is…

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Dry Cow Minerals

If you’re buying your dry cow minerals now be cautious and ensure that your minerals are going to meet the requirements of the cow.   Mineral Feeding Pre-Calving The objectives…

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Nutrient Requirements and Fertiliser Options for 2nd Cut Silage

Liam Stack, M.Agr.Sc, Technical Manager for Dairygold Agri Business The nutrient requirement of 2nd cut silage is dependent on: The soil P and K index Have you applied the build-up…

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Dairygold Sustainable Fertilisers

Liam Stack, M.Agr.Sc, Technical Manager for Dairygold Agri Business   Protected Ureas: Protected Urea products are c.10% cheaper per kg of N when compared to CAN. Teagasc research has shown…

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Soil Fertility and NUE

Liam Stack, M.Agr.Sc, Dairygold Technical Manager Growth year to date has been sluggish. There has been little if any opportunity to harvest silage, take round bales or close ground for…

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Benefits of Using DIGEST-IT Slurry Additive

Dairygold Agri Business in conjunction with Devenish and Gouldings are pleased to introduce DIGEST-IT®, a biological slurry additive designed to increase nutrient recovery from slurry while also reducing ammonia emissions….

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Time for Building Soil Potassium

Potassium (K) has a major role in the efficient use of nitrogen (N) by the grass plant during the growing season. Grass silage crops have the largest demand for N…

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Maintain Energy Intake Now to Ensure Return on Milk Solids

Milk Volume: Milk volume should decline at no greater than 2% per week or 10% per month. Volume declines of greater than this are an indication of poor energy nutrition….

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How To Manage Worms On Your Farm

Summer Worms Worms at grass across the summer months; Gut worms (Ostertagia) Lung worms; Lung worms can occur anytime cattle are at grass, outbreaks trend to occur when a dry…

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