Fodder

Fodder planning: Have you enough silage for this winter?

Fodder planning: Have you enough silage for this winter?

Silage cutting is in full swing again this week, as the sunny spells and settled weather conditions have provided an...

August 26, 2021

10% of Irish farms facing fodder deficits – Teagasc

10% of Irish farms facing fodder deficits – Teagasc

Some 10% of Irish farms are facing fodder deficits for winter, according to data published today, Friday, August 7, by...

August 7, 2020

Surplus fodder appeal made to help flood-impacted farmers

Surplus fodder appeal made to help flood-impacted farmers

The Individual Farmers of Ireland have issued an appeal for farmers to help each other out following the recent flooding...

March 6, 2020

Silage prices: Sellers holding firm on price with demand expected to increase

Silage prices: Sellers holding firm on price with demand expected to increase

As a result of the poor weather recently, many farmers are now looking at their fodder supplies and how far...

March 2, 2020

Do you know the quality of the silage in your pit or bales?

Do you know the quality of the silage in your pit or bales?

The end of the grazing season is fast approaching and, with that, comes the start of introducing silage to the...

September 9, 2019

How can I get the best results from a crop of kale this year?

How can I get the best results from a crop of kale this year?

What a difference a year makes. This time last year farmers were facing into a major fodder crisis due to...

June 2, 2019

Creed: Fodder situation ‘will be closely monitored’ in 2019

Creed: Fodder situation ‘will be closely monitored’ in 2019

The fodder situation will be closely monitored in 2019 to avoid another fodder shortage, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

April 2, 2019

Prices: Silage back in demand as wet weather hits

Prices: Silage back in demand as wet weather hits

As the rain continues to fall and animals make their way back to the shed in some cases, or will...

March 10, 2019

The results are in on the Teagasc 2019 Fodder Survey

The results are in on the Teagasc 2019 Fodder Survey

Teagasc has released the results of its 2019 Fodder Survey, and the figures show an “overall improvement in fodder position”,...

February 4, 2019

The results are in…how much are you paying for silage?

The results are in…how much are you paying for silage?

Last week AgriLand took a poll from readers: How much are you paying for silage? The results are in and...

December 26, 2018

Poll: How much are you paying for silage?

Poll: How much are you paying for silage?

Silage prices are variable across the country – 4X4 round bales. AgriLand has found prices ranging from €20/bale to €40/bale....

December 19, 2018

Overnight perpetrator leaves 111 bales slashed

Overnight perpetrator leaves 111 bales slashed

Yesterday morning (Tuesday, October 16) Criostoir O’Crualaoi was driving to work when he noticed that a perpetrator had entered his...

October 17, 2018

‘Farms must act now to ensure winter feed demands are met’

‘Farms must act now to ensure winter feed demands are met’

After a long summer battle to build fodder reserves, most farms are now within a few weeks of starting to...

October 17, 2018

Creed hits out at rural TD’s fodder figures allegation

Creed hits out at rural TD’s fodder figures allegation

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has hit out at independent TD Mattie McGrath for questioning...

October 12, 2018

No plans to reintroduce a national fodder transport subsidy

No plans to reintroduce a national fodder transport subsidy

There are no plans to reintroduce a national fodder transport subsidy, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael...

October 8, 2018

Fianna Fail to launch 10-point plan to address fodder and farm income crises

Fianna Fail to launch 10-point plan to address fodder and farm income crises

Fianna Fail is set to launch a 10-point plan to address both the fodder and farm income crises at the...

September 19, 2018

‘7 out of 10 farmers are short of feed to varying degrees’

‘7 out of 10 farmers are short of feed to varying degrees’

A total of seven farmers out of 10 are short of feed to varying degrees across the country, according to...

September 13, 2018

National fodder deficit currently stands at 3 million tonnes

National fodder deficit currently stands at 3 million tonnes

The national fodder deficit currently stands at three million tonnes, the results of the latest fodder census have revealed. The...

September 13, 2018