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Wildflower seed mixes recalled due to blackgrass issue

Wildflower seed mixes recalled due to blackgrass issue

Seed company Germinal Ireland has issued a recall of all its wildflower seed mixes following the discovery of blackgrass contamination...

May 19, 2021

Germinal to cease cereal seeds and focus on forage

Germinal to cease cereal seeds and focus on forage

Seed specialist firm Germinal is to focus on forage and amenity markets – and cease operating in the cereal sphere...

May 5, 2021

Germinal Ireland and NI to merge in ‘reorganisation’ of operations

Germinal Ireland and NI to merge in ‘reorganisation’ of operations

Grass and forage seed specialist Germinal has announced today (Tuesday, January 5) a “reorganisation” of its operations, which will see...

January 5, 2021

Germinal sells Morton’s brand

Germinal sells Morton’s brand

Germinal has announced that it has sold the Morton’s brand to Fane Valley Stores Limited. This decision by the Germinal...

May 22, 2018

4 ways to boost fodder reserves on your farm for next winter

4 ways to boost fodder reserves on your farm for next winter

The country is in the midst of a major fodder crisis and many farmers are still scrambling to acquire supplies...

April 15, 2018

Video: Reseeding under the microscope in Mayo

Video: Reseeding under the microscope in Mayo

Reseeding is a costly exercise and it can result in an outlay of approximately €250-350/ac to complete. However, when done...

August 21, 2017

Online grassland resource to be launched at Tullamore Show

Online grassland resource to be launched at Tullamore Show

An online education resource, providing best-practice knowledge on a variety of forage management topics, will be officially unveiled to Irish...

August 10, 2017

ICSA Knowledge Transfer reseeding demonstration – this Friday

ICSA Knowledge Transfer reseeding demonstration – this Friday

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) is hosting a Knowledge Transfer reseeding demo this Friday, May 12, from...

May 9, 2017

Germinal Ireland appoints new General Manager

Germinal Ireland appoints new General Manager

Germinal Ireland has appointed Dermot Campion as their new General Manager to succeed longstanding Managing Director Oliver Vaughan. Campion joined Germinal...

July 24, 2016

Solutions to leatherjacket and frit–fly in new grass reseeds

Solutions to leatherjacket and frit–fly in new grass reseeds

Withdrawal of agrochemicals used widely to control common pests of new grass reseeds should not hamper livestock farmers’ ability to...

March 26, 2016

Thinking of reseeding? – Here’s how to choose grass varieties

Thinking of reseeding? – Here’s how to choose grass varieties

Farmers should be aware if the grass varieties in mixtures they are purchasing are on the Department of Agriculture recommended...

August 18, 2015

Reseeding will increase animal performance and profitability – Here’s how

Reseeding will increase animal performance and profitability – Here’s how

Reseeding has the potential to increase grass growth by 25%, but this is not the sole benefit Teagasc’s dairy advisor...

August 17, 2015

Pics: Reseeding options at Germinal open day – What system suits you?

Pics: Reseeding options at Germinal open day – What system suits you?

The Germinal reseeding open day in Mountbolus, Tullamore highlighted a range of reseeding methods farmers can avail use on their...

August 14, 2015

AberGreen grass wins prestigious variety cup

AberGreen grass wins prestigious variety cup

The perennial ryegrass AberGreen has become only the second forage grass variety to receive the prestigious Variety Cup from the National...

July 25, 2015