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44% of soils deficient in lime on Signpost farms
Siobhán Walsh
There is a lot of work to be done on getting soils to optimum levels on farms across the country in different farming sectors.
Farmers cut nitrogen use by 19%, but low P and K sales a concern
Sales of protected urea are up, but are a long way off the target to have 100% of urea sold with an inhibitor by the end of 2023.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
Over 52,000ha of straw going through the chopper
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at good practices surrounding straw incorporation and speaks to two farmers using different types of machines to carry out the job.
Work to be done on soil in Tullamore Farm
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.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
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.
15 June 2022 Sustainability