Silage

Video: Is your silage pit as big as this one in the US?

Video: Is your silage pit as big as this one in the US?

Does your silage pit rival the size of this maize silage pit in the US? East Dublin Dairy in Minnesota...

May 26, 2015

Silage quality key if producing more milk this autumn

Silage quality key if producing more milk this autumn

Spring milk producers wanting to maximise milk from grazed grass, must also maximise silage quality, as there is often an need...

May 22, 2015

How to minimise the mould and mycotoxin risks in silage – Alltech

How to minimise the mould and mycotoxin risks in silage – Alltech

With the peak silage-making season upon us farmers are being urged to focus on process to minimise the threat of...

May 4, 2015

New variable chamber wrapping baler from John Deere

New variable chamber wrapping baler from John Deere

John Deere’s variable chamber wrapping baler can be seen for the first time in the UK and Ireland at the...

April 21, 2015

Fertiliser rules for this year’s grass silage

Fertiliser rules for this year’s grass silage

Grass silage has a large nutrient demand and adequate N, P & K is essential for maximising grass yield and producing...

March 31, 2015

‘If contractors paid €9/hour they’d have no problem getting workers’

‘If contractors paid €9/hour they’d have no problem getting workers’

Following a huge reaction to a recent Agriland article in relation to contractors’ difficulties securing staff for the busy summer season...

March 26, 2015

How to boost dry cow immunity levels in an effective manner – Alltech

How to boost dry cow immunity levels in an effective manner – Alltech

Silage analysis from around the country is confirming a significant reduction in the quality of forage available to Irish dairy...

January 13, 2015

Silage quality is the key driver of performance for beef cattle

Silage quality is the key driver of performance for beef cattle

Beef finishers must take full account of silage quality as they plan their winter feeding programmes, according to Gain Feeds’...

December 28, 2014

Save money on feeding costs – make best use of quality silage

Save money on feeding costs – make best use of quality silage

With good housing management and feed planning, winter feeding costs for suckler cows can be reduced by using the body...

November 9, 2014

New high output Pöttinger silage wagon on the market

New high output Pöttinger silage wagon on the market

The new Faro is a high forage quality, high performance and at the same time the smoothest running rotor-type loader...

October 31, 2014

‘Many farmers in for a shock when they open silage pits this year’

‘Many farmers in for a shock when they open silage pits this year’

Nutritionists are confirming that dairy, beef and sheep farmers may well receive a shock when they open their silage pits...

October 17, 2014

Claas says 1 in every 2 self-propelled harvesters sold is a Jaguar

Claas says 1 in every 2 self-propelled harvesters sold is a Jaguar

With a total of 10 models and a wide number of variants within the two Jaguar 900 and 800 models,...

September 12, 2014

New easy to use extensions for Joskin trailers

New easy to use extensions for Joskin trailers

Until now, Joskin was proposing full stackable aluminium extensions for its agricultural tipping trailers. However, today, Joskin has launched silage...

August 21, 2014

New Holland Roll-Belt variable chamber round baler gets upgrade

New Holland Roll-Belt variable chamber round baler gets upgrade

  Over the past 40 years, New Holland has produced over 235,000 roll belt balers, and in celebration of this...

July 27, 2014

New Claas swather compact on the road and flexible in the field

New Claas swather compact on the road and flexible in the field

Along with many improved details, the new Claas Liner 3600, 800 and 700 swathers are characterised by their innovative ideas...

July 22, 2014

Blaney says new SwathAir brings you more

Blaney says new SwathAir brings you more

What’s better, a chance to save time or money? Why not both? According to Blaney Agri it has achieved this...

July 9, 2014

10kg of wholecrop = 16kg grass silage in dairy diet

10kg of wholecrop = 16kg grass silage in dairy diet

A large group of dairy farmers attended a CAFRE short course on the farm of John and Simon Best, Poyntzpass....

June 12, 2014

Cut silage yields super, but quality dropping

Cut silage yields super, but quality dropping

While this year’s silage harvest is ahead of schedule, a lot of grass has headed out and quality is now...

June 5, 2014