Fertiliser planning to replenish fodder reserves in 2023
John Carroll, Tirlán, and Peter Ging, Gouldings, go through some of the steps farmers should be taking to replenish silage stocks next summer.
28 January 2023 Management
The Grass Week: interpreting soil sample results
Aidan Brennan has some advice for farmers who have received their soil sample results and are wondering what to do next.
18 January 2023 Northern Ireland
NI soil scheme runs into slurry season
All fields within the first zone of the soil nutrient health scheme will not be sampled before the end of the closed period for spreading slurry.
Five steps for taking soil samples
January is an ideal time to get on top of soil sampling and draw up a fertiliser plan for the year ahead.
2 January 2023 Management
Under the bonnet of the eco-scheme options
Being able to fulfill two eco-scheme obligations is critical for farmers to enable them to claw back almost 20% of the deduction of their entitlement value.
16 November 2022 Crops
Avoiding BEEP penalties this autumn
Adam Woods takes a look at what farmers need to do to guarantee this year’s BEEP payment.
28 September 2022 Management
Increased uptake for free soil scheme
The deadline for the soil scheme was extended after initial uptake was lower than expected.
7 September 2022 Northern Ireland
‘Nothing to fear’ from NI soil scheme
The £45m soil sampling scheme is currently open to farmers located in zone one, which covers most of Down and Armagh.
17 August 2022 Northern Ireland