Northern Ireland
A second try at multispecies swards
John Egerton
John Egerton drilled in a second multi-species sward on his farm in early August.
3 August 2022 Management
Dairy management: reseeding and buying fertiliser
Farmers need to be aware of what they are buying when putting in multispecies swards.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: first trial with red clover silage
John Egerton has sown out his first ever field with a red clover/perennial ryegrass mix.
Reseeding grass swards still yields a return on costs
The merits of reseeding were outlined to farmers during a recent industry webinar. Kieran Mailey reports.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
You see a lot in a day’s travel
Dryness, take-all, crows, mildew, trace elements, tossed crops and variable crop development were among the things I encountered during a recent trip through east Wicklow and north Wexford
29 June 2022 Crops
Watch: my experience with a multi-species sward
Fermanagh farmer John Egerton sowed his first multi-species sward in 2021.
8 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Teagasc Athenry sheep open day set for 18 June
Farmers will have the opportunity to view technical presentations and participate in interactive workshops with Teagasc sheep specialists.
17 May 2022 News
Grower help needed for blackgrass and Italian ryegrass survey
With a new Teagasc survey on grassweeds about to take place, Andy Doyle spoke to Vijaya Bhaskar and John Mahon to clarify previous findings and discuss the purpose of this new project.
11 May 2022 Husbandry
Managing clover in grazing and silage swards
During a recent grassland webinar, advice on managing clover swards was relayed to farmers. Kieran Mailey reports.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Why reseeding is important and how to do it well
Aidan Brennan outlines the reasons for and the steps involved in reseeding.
13 April 2022 Contracting
Spring reseed best for multispecies swards
The timing, site location and management of a newly sown out multispecies sward was the subject of a Germinal webinar.
30 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Only days left to apply for Multi Species Sward Measure
The measure which opened for applications on Friday 25 March has a narrow window to apply with the deadline fast approaching on Monday 4 April.
30 March 2022 Schemes