seaweed

Could a solution to livestock methane be under our noses?

Could a solution to livestock methane be under our noses?

A potential solution to methane emissions produced by Ireland’s livestock sector could be growing under our noses – and under...

August 23, 2021

Seaweed in feed can ‘help agriculture meet sustainability goals’

Seaweed in feed can ‘help agriculture meet sustainability goals’

The application of seaweed in the animal feed sector is now a scientifically recognised pathway to help global agriculture to...

April 21, 2020

Sealac seaweed supplements

Sealac seaweed supplements

Martin & Jennifer Dempsey tells us about the range and benefits of their seaweed supplements, made in Mayo. Irvine Allen...

March 14, 2020

‘Follow-on’ livestock seaweed supplement launched

‘Follow-on’ livestock seaweed supplement launched

A recently-formed seaweed production company based in Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, has added a new product to its range. According to...

June 5, 2019

Is seaweed the secret to success in antibiotic-free farming?

Is seaweed the secret to success in antibiotic-free farming?

A company based in Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, has claimed that seaweed could play a major part in sustaining antibiotic-free agricultural...

February 7, 2019

UCD professor researches effects of adding seaweed to pigs’ diet

UCD professor researches effects of adding seaweed to pigs’ diet

Growing up in west Clare, John O’Doherty remembers his father feeding carrageen seaweed to calves. “We laughed as he boasted...

October 14, 2017

Benefits of feeding seaweed to cattle ‘must be seriously looked at’

Benefits of feeding seaweed to cattle ‘must be seriously looked at’

The potential benefits of introducing seaweed to the diets of cattle deserve to be seriously looked at, according to Independent...

July 17, 2017

New foot bathing product for Mortellaro launched

New foot bathing product for Mortellaro launched

A young farming entrepreneur from Laois has just launched a new product for the foot disease Mortellaro in cows and...

March 11, 2015