Good silage starts in the field but finishes in the clamp
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Fermentation relies on bacteria utilising sugars in the grass, but depending on the species of bacteria carrying out the process, the end products will differ.
12 May 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Best advice on weed control in grazing pastures
For a growing number of Irish farmers, Forefront T is the product of choice to control weeds such as docks, thistles, nettles and dandelions in grazing pastures.
11 May 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Experience boarding life at Glenstal Abbey School - Taster Weekend for fifth class
Boys starting secondary school in September 2023 are invited to stay in the school's Norman castle on the 4-5 June, to learn about boarding life at Glenstal Abbey School in Murroe, Co Limerick.
Farm safely: stay safe by staying clear of overhead electricity wires
ESB Networks public safety manager Michael Murray has some vital advice for farmers and contractors ahead of the busy silage season.
6 May 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Improving profitability through excellent reproductive performance
Compact calving and six-week calving rate is crucial for profitability on your farm.
5 May 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
EirGrid Energy Citizens Roadshow continues journey to transform power system
EirGrid has a challenging role to play in leading the radical transformation of the electricity sector to low-carbon, renewable energy.
28 April 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Easter and Ramadan drive lamb trade
Seamus McMenamin sheep and livestock sector manager, Bord Bia, reports that Easter and the month of Ramadan combined with no notable improvement in global supplies mean a strengthening lamb trade.
20 April 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Early season spraying advice from Syngenta
Syngenta’s Billy Cotter and Tom Gartland, outline their best use advice for early season weed and disease control and update growers on the company’s Spray Assist App which was introduced last year.
13 April 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
How to detect a silent heat in cattle
Getting all of your cows in-calf as soon as possible is key to a profitable cattle operation. With each missed heat costing farmers €147 to €250, you can see how missing a few would add up.
7 April 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Sinn Féin MEP launches Farm Safety and Wellbeing Survey
Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands Northwest Chris MacManus, a member of The Left Group in the European Parliament, is asking farmers to share their views and experiences on farm safety and wellbeing.
6 April 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Advance+ Silage Inoculant: Advance+ your Forage
This silage season will evidently be like no other. Record high fertiliser and fuel prices will ultimately result in higher silage-making costs.
28 March 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
How one suckler family farm is moving with the times with Cultivate farm finance
Peter and Breda Keaveney run a suckler beef farm as well as a contracting business in the west of Ireland.
24 March 2022 Advertisers' anouncements