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A total of 199.4ml of rain so far this year has only allowed ground to become reasonably dry since St Patricks day. Two recent weeks of excellent drying conditions has kicked the spring cropping ...

We have accumulated significantly more rainfall this January compared with that of 2020 – 80.3ml vs 55.1ml. Where winter barley is sitting in waterlogged soils, there is a threat of tiller ...

Enuring cows are fed minerals and vitamins in the run-up to calving is vital for both cow and calf health. Farmers should consider feeding Minerals at least six weeks pre-calving to ...

Drummonds have always been renowned as leading purveyors of top performing grass seeds In order to maintain our independence and ensure that our customers always have a choice, we supply a wide ...

The Hybrid Ryegrass & Red Clover mixture from Drummonds There has been a lot of focus on protein use on farms in recent times, both in terms of feed product origins and the efficiency of ...

As we move into February calving on most dairy farms is underway. The calving period is on many farms the busiest time of the year. With this heavy workload, it is vitally important that YOU do not ...

We view Liquid Fertiliser as a key technology in our toolbox to not only enable our customers to improve their farm performance and profitability; but also to meet for the stricter regulations, in ...

We are all continuously reading and hearing, more and more, over the last 2-3 years the narrative around Irish farming needing to reduce its’ environmental footprint. However on Wednesday, 9th ...

In sharp contrast to winter cereal planting from 2019 a large area of ground has been sown so far this year, Tillage farmers across the country are taking every opportunity to get winter cereals into ...

  Modern calf milk replacer formulation is becoming more sophisticated and multi-functional – so much so that there should always be a quality nutrition product available that is ...

As the winter housing period approaches, now may be a good time to assess grass silage stocks and forage quality. Leafy swards comprising of at least 70% ryegrass varieties are key to a top quality ...

Most spring calving herds were dried off in December. Plan to have a minimum 6 to 8 week dry period in order to maximise udder health and to have cows in good order ie: to correct cow body condition ...

It is estimated that feed accounts for 70% of variable costs for beef cattle production. Efficient feeding will have a positive effect on the productivity and overall profitability of beef ...

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