Newsletter Header - Home

Drummonds continues to invest in liquid fertiliser and we have recently completed a large-scale liquid fertiliser plant at our Drogheda branch. This facility will enable Drummonds to provide ...

  Modern calf milk replacer formulation is becoming more sophisticated and multi-functional – so much so that there should always be a quality nutrition product available that is ...

As the winter housing period approaches, now may be a good time to assess grass silage stocks and forage quality. Leafy swards comprising of at least 70% ryegrass varieties are key to a top quality ...

Most spring calving herds were dried off in December. Plan to have a minimum 6 to 8 week dry period in order to maximise udder health and to have cows in good order ie: to correct cow body condition ...

It is estimated that feed accounts for 70% of variable costs for beef cattle production. Efficient feeding will have a positive effect on the productivity and overall profitability of beef ...

We have accumulated significantly more rainfall this January compared with that of 2020 – 80.3ml vs 55.1ml. Where winter barley is sitting in waterlogged soils, there is a threat of tiller ...

Enuring cows are fed minerals and vitamins in the run-up to calving is vital for both cow and calf health. Farmers should consider feeding Minerals at least six weeks pre-calving to ...

Spreading K at this time of the year is often the most efficient method of application as it will be best used. If K is applied in spring there is a danger of it not getting into the soil before it ...

As we move into February calving on most dairy farms is underway. The calving period is on many farms the busiest time of the year. With this heavy workload, it is vitally important that YOU do not ...

  After what turned out to be a difficult harvest, harvest 2020 is almost complete with the exception of the remaining bean crop still to be harvested. Farmer’s attention will now turn to ...

We are all continuously reading and hearing, more and more, over the last 2-3 years the narrative around Irish farming needing to reduce its’ environmental footprint. However on Wednesday, 9th ...

In sharp contrast to winter cereal planting from 2019 a large area of ground has been sown so far this year, Tillage farmers across the country are taking every opportunity to get winter cereals into ...

The benefit of liming Irish soil is well known and was one of the earliest soil management practices that’s farmers adopted to improve the productivity of soils. It is no different today, as ...

More Articles ...

Load More