White Clover

The use of white clover offers many benefits to farmers

The use of white clover offers many benefits to farmers

The use of white clover in grassland offers many benefits to Irish farmers, including to replace fertiliser nitrogen (N), which...

May 2, 2021

You can’t manage what you don’t measure

You can’t manage what you don’t measure

During the Irish Grassland Association (IGA) dairy conference, on Wednesday, January 6, Dr. Deirdre Hennessy, a Teagasc grassland research officer based in...

January 20, 2021

Establishing white clover in grass swards

Establishing white clover in grass swards

Dr. Deirdre Hennessy, a Teagasc grassland research officer based in Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, recently spoke at the Irish Grassland Association...

January 11, 2021

Study: Climate impact of grass-fed cattle herds ‘may be overestimated’

Study: Climate impact of grass-fed cattle herds ‘may be overestimated’

Direct emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas from certain pasture types are lower than previously thought – meaning the climate...

July 7, 2020

Reseeding: What grass varieties should I use?

Reseeding: What grass varieties should I use?

After identifying poor-performing paddocks, the next step is to choose a grass variety which will best suit the system on...

May 8, 2018

‘Reseeding is one of the most cost-effective on-farm investments’

‘Reseeding is one of the most cost-effective on-farm investments’

Paddocks with a low proportion of perennial ryegrass are costing farmers up to €300/ha per year due to a loss of grass...

July 20, 2016

Establishing clover in grass is one thing – keeping it there is another

Establishing clover in grass is one thing – keeping it there is another

Clover has the potential to add valuable Nitrogen to grazing swards, according to Teagasc’s James Humphreys. “The key benefit of...

March 11, 2016