Farm Programmes
Records key to progress on Waterford farm
Siobhán Walsh
It’s been a busy harvest, but keeping on top of the books is essential to improving crop and farm performance.
10 August 2022 Footprint Farmers
Counting carbon on Tullamore Farm
Here are the soil carbon results from samples taken to 30cm on Tullamore Farm.
3 August 2022 Footprint Farmers
Farming can be the solution in emissions reduction
Agricultural land can store carbon in the soil, trees and hedgerows to offset emissions produced by the industry.
Looking at the soil carbon results in more detail
This week, we look at the soil carbon results and the variation in these results taken on the farms in the Footprint Farmers Programme.
27 July 2022 Footprint Farmers
Storing an average 74.2t/ha of carbon on the Footprint Farms
Storing carbon can help to combat emissions, as that carbon is taken in from the atmosphere.
20 July 2022 Footprint Farmers
Soil carbon higher than 300kg/ha on some Footprint Farms
There is huge potential to store more carbon in soil on Irish farms. Results from the Footprint Farmers Programme detail some of the potential.
20 July 2022 Footprint Farmers
Planting multispecies and red clover swards on Tullamore Farm
A multispecies sward and a red clover sward have been planted on Tullamore Farm. We will keep you up to date on progress with these sward.
13 July 2022 Footprint Farmers
Fields of clover as nitrogen is dropped
We take a look at Teagasc’s Solohead research farm which provided the basis for the clover distribution assessments on the Footprint Farms.
6 July 2022 Footprint Farmers
Oversowing clover in Carrigmore
We caught up with Footprint Farmer Martin Crowe to see how he’s cutting his nitrogen use this year.
29 June 2022 Footprint Farmers
Silage, lime, sunflowers, bees and clover
The Footprint Farmers are always making some changes on their farms to improve sustainability.
22 June 2022 Footprint Farmers
A busy time of this Wexford farm - from wool to honey
It’s a busy time on Tykillen Farm in Co Wexford, with sheep to be shorn and haylage to be made.
8 June 2022 Footprint Farmers
Simple steps to improve grass utilisation
Andrew Mulhare is a mixed beef and tillage farmer, farming 54ha outside Ballybrittas, Co Laois.
1 June 2022 Footprint Farmers