Farm Programmes
Oversowing clover in Carrigmore
Ellen Durkin
We caught up with Footprint Farmer Martin Crowe to see how he’s cutting his nitrogen use this year.
29 June 2022 Management
Dairy Management: grass growth and fertiliser use
After heavy rain across the country, Aidan Brennan takes a look at the impact on grass growth and suggests nitrogen is not lacking at present.
29 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Grass+ Beef: growth rates on the up this week
Grass growth rates are set to increase this week which will come as a welcome relief to most farmers as grass supply on farms had been depleting over the last three weeks.
Fischler sees room for CAP improvement
Former EU Agriculture Commissioner shares his thoughts on how the CAP could be improved with a midterm review.
29 June 2022 News
Dairy management: how to work out your nitrates position
Aidan Brennan looks at how farmers can find out if they will be affected by the new changes in the nitrates programme.
27 June 2022 Management
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.
26 June 2022 Farmer Writes
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
Last treatments being applied as harvest draws nearer
The last of the final fungicides are now being applied on all remaining crops.
22 June 2022 Husbandry
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
Dempsey at Large: fertilisers high on EU leaders’ radar
A shortage of nitrogen whether caused by scarcity or unaffordability will have an immediate effect on yield and supply.
22 June 2022 Viewpoints
Is liquid nitrogen an option on your farm?
Brian Reilly gave a quick rundown on the use of liquid nitrogen at the Drummonds open day last week.
21 June 2022 News
What is farm sustainability?
For something to be sustainable it has to cover all aspects of sustainability from economics to environment to social.