Reseeding

Are you using the best grass variety? Ongoing study throws up changes in performance

Are you using the best grass variety? Ongoing study throws up changes in performance

Teagasc is changing its control grass variety as it investigates the performance of grass varieties on commercial farms. Tryella has been...

July 18, 2016

Pics: Thinking of reseeding? Check out the options available here

Pics: Thinking of reseeding? Check out the options available here

Reseeding is one of the most cost-effective investments farmers can make, as costs can be recovered in just over two...

July 16, 2016

Not every acre of the farm needs to be reseeded, but which fields should?

Not every acre of the farm needs to be reseeded, but which fields should?

Reseeding can increase the amount of grass grown on beef farms, but every acre does not need to be reseeded,...

April 16, 2016

Reseeding this spring? There is more to consider than just sowing seed

Reseeding this spring? There is more to consider than just sowing seed

Spring is the best time to reseed grassland on Irish farms, according to Germinal Seed’s Mary McEvoy, as the management...

April 10, 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

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

Teagasc tips for successful grass reseeding

Teagasc tips for successful grass reseeding

The main advantage of reseeding grassland on a farm is that, it will increase both the quantity and quality of...

July 18, 2015

‘Maximise value of reseeding by including perennial ryegrass varieties’

‘Maximise value of reseeding by including perennial ryegrass varieties’

Farmers can maximise the value of their reseeding this spring by including the latest top performing perennial ryegrass varieties, according...

May 19, 2015

Under sowing barley with grass – a spring arable silage option on livestock farms

Under sowing barley with grass – a spring arable silage option on livestock farms

Under sowing spring barley with grass is a feasible option for livestock farmers wishing to combine a tillage and forage...

March 23, 2015

‘Few farmers plan reseeding as part of expansion plans’

‘Few farmers plan reseeding as part of expansion plans’

Very few farmers have planned to reseed as part of their dairy expansion plans, according to Ulster Bank, which is...

October 15, 2014

Reseeding this year?

Reseeding this year?

“Plant breeders are continually striving to produce improved grass varieties while weeds and weed grasses are continually invading existing swards....

August 3, 2014