Farm Programmes
Work to be done on soil in Tullamore Farm
Siobhán Walsh
There is work to be done to bring soils to optimum levels for P and K on Tullamore Farm. Soil testing is the best place to start.
15 June 2022 Sustainability
Lime can be applied at any time of the year
Lime use is on the up and with good reason. It is one of the best investments that can be made on farms.
25 May 2022 Management
Beef Management: Controlling Docks, BDGP and silage safety
In this week's beef management notes, beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at contolling docks in grassland, BDGP stock bull requirements and safety at silage time
Healthy range of potato chemistry in the pipeline
BASF recently revealed its range of new potato protection products in the pipeline, writes Stephen Robb.
27 April 2022 Crops
Tullamore slurry samples not up to the mark
The slurry test results from Tullamore Farm came back a lot lower than expected and show the value of testing slurry.
9 March 2022 Footprint Farmers
Fertiliser: spend v output for 2022 and beyond
Fertiliser application rates need to be trimmed to some degree to help counteract the big increase in prices.
23 February 2022 Fertilizers
Home Farm: rain puts all thoughts of grazing on hold
We took advantage of the broken weather to get advice and plan our disease control and fertiliser programmes over the next crucial few months.
16 February 2022 Opinion
Livestock performance links back to the soil
Welsh research shows what happens animal performance when inputs are gradually reduced in grazing swards. David Wright reports.
9 February 2022 News
Home-designed sprayer for applying liquid fertiliser
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited Tom Butler and contractor Eoghan Byrne in Tipperary to look at N-xt Fertiliser’s home designed sprayer for applying liquid fertiliser.
9 February 2022 Farm machinery