Soil Fertility Conference

‘If you were buying €2,000 worth of fertiliser, would you accept it without a label?’

‘If you were buying €2,000 worth of fertiliser, would you accept it without a label?’

Dr. Patrick Forrestal was tasked with informing delegates of manure and its management at the recent Soil Fertility Conference –...

October 29, 2018

85% of dairy farms had insufficient soil fertility levels in 2017

85% of dairy farms had insufficient soil fertility levels in 2017

Of the dairy farm soil samples analysed by Teagasc in 2017, just 15% had optimal soil fertility levels as indicated...

October 21, 2018

‘K fertiliser applications insufficient to meet offtakes over the past decade’

‘K fertiliser applications insufficient to meet offtakes over the past decade’

Silage swards have higher potassium (K) requirements than grazed swards, according to Teagasc’s Mark Plunkett, who spoke at the recent...

October 20, 2018

Crowds gather for Teagasc Soil Fertility Conference

Crowds gather for Teagasc Soil Fertility Conference

Hundreds of delegates gathered in Kilkenny today for Teagasc’s annual Soil Fertility Conference. John Spink, head of Teagasc’s Environment, Crops...

October 17, 2018

Grassland focus for Teagasc soil fertility conference

Grassland focus for Teagasc soil fertility conference

Teagasc’s annual soil fertility conference, titled ‘Optimising soil and fertiliser management for Sustainable Grassland Production’, is set to take place...

October 13, 2018