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The housing period is one of the best time to take action against parasites. The most common parasite groups to consider when treating cattle include: Stomach and intestinal worms Liver ...

The majority of winter cereals have been sown at this stage. However, there is still a small acreage to be sown in the coming weeks. As we progress into mid-November, the opportunities to get a ...

Brassica crops can provide nutritious, cost-effective feeds for cattle and sheep. From leafy kales and forage rapes through to root crops like stubble turnips and swedes, brassicas are a versatile ...

We view Liquid Fertiliser as a key technology in our toolbox to not only enable our customers to improve their farm performance and profitability; but also to meet for the stricter regulations, in ...

Planting is making good progress to date, with many growers now finished sowing barley and moving onto wheat. A recent drop in temperatures has been welcomed to slow down the movement of aphids, ...

As the saying goes “a wet and windy May fills the barn with corn and hay”. This years harvest will certainly put this tale to the test, considering we recorded 83.5ml of rain for the month of ...

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 ...

Harvest 2021 is coming to a close. The recent dry spells have played a key part in farmers wrapping up the harvest in a timely fashion. Harvest reports are generally satisfactory with some excellent ...

Quality must not be compromised over quantity as first cut silages get underway. Regular monitoring of silage swards is just as important as monitoring a grazing sward. The digestibility or ‘DMD’ ...

The winter Barley harvest has come and gone. Excellent weather conditions allowed growers to harvest in timely fashion, as crops ripened quickly with the high temperatures. A long window of dry ...

Fluctuating temperatures for the majority of April has made spraying winter crops tricky. Those that held off have less crop scorch, which is evident across much of the North – East. Temperatures ...

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 ...

A ‘cover crop’ or ‘catch crop’ is grown primarily for the purpose of ‘protecting or improving’ between periods of regular crop production. Research and use at farm level has shown that ...

A total of 199.4ml of rain so far this year has only allowed ground to become reasonably dry since St Patricks day. Two recent weeks of excellent drying conditions has kicked the spring cropping ...

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 ...

Both winter and spring cereal crops are looking excellent around the North – East. 12.6ml of rain partnered with an average temperature of 13.7° in June has really driven growth. Harvest dates for ...
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