Grass

AFBI and Barenbrug mark three decades of cooperation

AFBI and Barenbrug mark three decades of cooperation

December 21, 2021

Ballyvoy and Dundrod – two new perennial ryegrass varieties from AFBI

Ballyvoy and Dundrod – two new perennial ryegrass varieties from AFBI

December 7, 2021

Forage utilisation key to improving farm sustainability

Forage utilisation key to improving farm sustainability

November 9, 2021

Sales of clover seed rocket as farmers aim to reduce fertiliser bills

Sales of clover seed rocket as farmers aim to reduce fertiliser bills

July 30, 2021

Grass quality key to profitable milk production

Grass quality key to profitable milk production

July 28, 2021

Rothamsted clarifies its position on meat consumption

Rothamsted clarifies its position on meat consumption

July 22, 2021

Introducing a multi-cut silage system – CAFRE

Introducing a multi-cut silage system – CAFRE

May 10, 2021

Multiple cutting will deliver superior quality silage

Multiple cutting will deliver superior quality silage

May 6, 2021

Maximising the quality of first-cut silage

Maximising the quality of first-cut silage

April 1, 2021

Work begins to secure the inclusion of Northern Ireland in grass-fed PGI

Work begins to secure the inclusion of Northern Ireland in grass-fed PGI

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) is heading up a group of stakeholder bodies that have been charged with the...

February 15, 2021

Dairy advice: It’s time to complete your spring rotation planner

Dairy advice: It’s time to complete your spring rotation planner

Now’s the time to set your farm up for the grazing season ahead with a spring rotation planner (SRP). The...

January 18, 2021

Tightening the calving pattern in the CAFRE dairy herd

Tightening the calving pattern in the CAFRE dairy herd

The dairy herd at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), fulfills two main roles – student training...

June 17, 2020

Farmers urged to consider clover swards to lower fertiliser costs

Farmers urged to consider clover swards to lower fertiliser costs

Farmers are being encouraged to consider how clover swards could save them money as the Covid-19 pandemic puts many farm businesses...

June 1, 2020

Dry weather hindering grass growth on livestock farms across the UK

Dry weather hindering grass growth on livestock farms across the UK

With parched fields now a common sight across the countryside, extremely dry weather over the past two months is starting...

May 31, 2020

Weed control: When is the best time to spray for best results?

Weed control: When is the best time to spray for best results?

In recent weeks, slurry and fertiliser spreaders have been a common site in the fields, and on the roads in...

April 12, 2020

What fertiliser do I need to spread to grow a crop of first-cut silage?

What fertiliser do I need to spread to grow a crop of first-cut silage?

By Mark Plunkett, Teagasc soil and plant nutrition specialist Grass silage has a large nutrient demand and adequate nitrogen (N),...

March 30, 2020

Grass remains the priority feed for sheep

Grass remains the priority feed for sheep

Grass can account for 95% of breeding ewes’ total dietary needs, according to AgriSearch’s Dr. Elizabeth Earle. “High-quality grass contains...

July 7, 2019

10 new varieties added to 2019 Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

10 new varieties added to 2019 Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

Eight new varieties of ryegrass and one red and one white clover have been added to the 2019-2020 Recommended Grass...

May 24, 2019