Reseeding

Call for review of grassland ploughing ban on derogation farms

Call for review of grassland ploughing ban on derogation farms

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed that a new nitrates derogation condition is causing “significant concern” for farmers. Under...

May 14, 2022

Establishment and management of clover swards

Establishment and management of clover swards

The Teagasc clover walks got underway earlier this week and Agriland attended the farm walk on Kevin Moran’s farm near...

April 9, 2022

Autumn grassland work: To reseed or not to reseed?

Autumn grassland work: To reseed or not to reseed?

August can be an opportune time in the farming calendar to carry out grassland reseeding or sward rejuvenation if weather...

August 8, 2021

Target a 10% reseeding policy each year

Target a 10% reseeding policy each year

August is one of the most important target months of the year when it comes to the reseeding of old...

August 5, 2021

Grass quality key to profitable milk production

Grass quality key to profitable milk production

On dairy farms, improving sward productivity is important, with good quality grass remaining the key to profitable milk production. Grass...

July 28, 2021

Grass advice: Early management of your reseed

Grass advice: Early management of your reseed

After a wet spring, the recent good weather has given many farmers the opportunity to reseed some of their poor...

June 18, 2021

Are you planning on reseeding this year?

Are you planning on reseeding this year?

Reseeding is a considerable investment to undertake at €200-300/ac, so it is worth making sure that it is done correctly....

June 8, 2021

Tackling reseeding this year on Green Acres farm

Tackling reseeding this year on Green Acres farm

Over the past few weeks, farmers have seen that reseeded grass swards have performed better under this challenging, slow growth...

May 11, 2021

Considering reseeding? 5 steps for a successful reseed

Considering reseeding? 5 steps for a successful reseed

Considering reseeding this year? Be aware that a spring/early summer reseed is a much better option when compared to an...

April 4, 2021

2020 Pasture Profit Index announced by Teagasc and the department

2020 Pasture Profit Index announced by Teagasc and the department

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Teagasc recently released the Pasture Profit Index (PPI) for 2020. Intermediate...

March 10, 2020

Methods of reseeding: Which is the best option?

Methods of reseeding: Which is the best option?

For those who are considering carrying out autumn reseeding, time is now of the essence as we approach the month...

August 29, 2019

Do you know what grass varieties you will sow this autumn?

Do you know what grass varieties you will sow this autumn?

Reseeding can often be a daunting task for many farmers as there are a lot of things that need to...

August 11, 2019

Grass production: Thinking below the ground…

Grass production: Thinking below the ground…

“Oftentimes farmers think about what is above the ground because that is what is going to feed the cows; but...

August 11, 2019

Not reseeding…what about over-sowing clover?

Not reseeding…what about over-sowing clover?

As the pressure on farmers to do their bit for the environment grows, clover is becoming more of an attractive...

July 27, 2019

‘Cheapest feed’: Reseeding grass event draws the crowds in Cork

‘Cheapest feed’: Reseeding grass event draws the crowds in Cork

Over 200 people attended a recent reseeding event held by Dairygold in Kildorrery, north Cork, last Tuesday, July 23. Attaining...

July 26, 2019

‘Just 2-3% of grassland swards are reseeded each year’

‘Just 2-3% of grassland swards are reseeded each year’

Despite increased discussions around the benefits of reseeding grassland, the number of farmers carrying it out remains small. One of...

July 14, 2019

Reseeding for Profit: KT grassland event on this Friday

Reseeding for Profit: KT grassland event on this Friday

An event entitled “Reseeding for Profit” will be held for farmers to attend in Co. Kilkenny this Friday, July 12....

July 9, 2019

Pics: See the importance of spraying reseeds

Pics: See the importance of spraying reseeds

Reseeding has become a routine action on many farms; so it is important that it is completed and managed correctly...

July 8, 2019