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New biostimulant regulations in July as UCD undertakes survey
Siobhán Walsh
Researchers at UCD want to learn more about growers’ attitudes to biostimulant use and their knowledge of these products.
26 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: cost of fuel draining my energy and bank balance
Quite a lot of neighbouring dairy farmers are buffer feeding cows as well, so I’m not alone when it comes to being under pressure for grass.
25 June 2022 Management
Five tips to reseeding grass swards
For farmers planning on reseeding grass, outlined are five tips to consider.
Urgency needed to ensure Brexit funds are not unspent – Markey
MEP Colm Markey has warned that Ireland’s Brexit Adjustment Reserve fund allocation could be left unused, should there be a lack of urgency by Government to spend.
25 June 2022 News
In pictures: our favourite silage 2022 photo competition entries
The Irish Farmers Journal picture desk has selected some of its favourite silage photo entries so far.
24 June 2022 News
Underinsurance the big fear of 2022
What should farmers be doing when renewing farm insurance policies now that building costs are skyrocketing and stock values are up considerably.
22 June 2022 Insurance
NI round-up: fertiliser, diesel and bale wrap prices
There are deals to be had for some key farming inputs this week.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Rain is promised, but will it come?
With most farmers crying out for rain and plenty of rain in the forecast, the next week could be ideal for grass growth.
22 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Assessing the market for ‘sleeping giant’ of organics
If organic production has been a sleeping giant, Government support will encourage its awakening.
22 June 2022 News
Silage Series: time to assess fodder reserves and plan for second cut
After excellent first-cut silage crops, it is a case of keeping the shoulder to the wheel to ensure fodder reserves are met for the coming winter. Declan Marren reports.
22 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Grass+ Beef: slow growth and tricky conditions
A huge divide across the country sees half of it being too wet while the other is too dry, which is making grazing and grass growth quite difficult.
22 June 2022 Grass & feeding
How much did the average farmer spend on inputs in 2021?
The Teagasc national farm survey reveals the average spend on inputs on farms in 2021.
19 June 2022 News