Autumn Grassland Management

Closing up ground to ensure grass is available for next spring

Closing up ground to ensure grass is available for next spring

On sheep farms, thoughts should now be turning to closing ground from now on, to ensure grass is available for...

October 17, 2021

Autumn grazing getting infrastructure in place

Autumn grazing getting infrastructure in place

Most dairy farmers have begun setting up their farms for autumn grazing, after a year of challenging grazing conditions on...

August 25, 2021

Autumn grazing: Time to start planning

Autumn grazing: Time to start planning

As we enter into the month of August on dairy farms, it is time to start building grass supplies for...

August 3, 2021

Grassland management: Turning attentions back to building covers

Grassland management: Turning attentions back to building covers

The last few weeks, with the poor weather conditions, farmers have been forced to pick and choose paddocks to graze...

September 6, 2020

Grass growth: Continuing to fall across the country

Grass growth: Continuing to fall across the country

The wet and miserable conditions continued over the weekend and now into this week – across the country – making any...

November 14, 2019

Sheep grassland management: Closing up paddocks for next spring a priority

Sheep grassland management: Closing up paddocks for next spring a priority

The recent poor weather conditions have forced some farmers to house their animals, with others starting to close up paddocks...

November 2, 2019

Grass growth: Heavy rain forces some farmers to house and feed silage

Grass growth: Heavy rain forces some farmers to house and feed silage

The good weather seems like a distant memory now as heavy and persistent rain has swept across the country –...

October 1, 2019

If dairy farmers can manage grass in autumn, why can’t sheep farmers?

If dairy farmers can manage grass in autumn, why can’t sheep farmers?

Sheep farmers should take note of the grassland management currently being applied on dairy farms, according to Teagasc’s Hugh Mahon....

October 28, 2016