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Drummonds to host Crop Walk in conjunction with Teagasc on Tuesday 26th of April. Drummonds are the leading supplier of cereal seeds, agronomy inputs and agronomic advice in the North East of ...

Managing The Freshly Calved Cow With the spring calving campaign now well under way dairy farms are currently very busy places. With so much to do it is very easy to become immersed in calving and ...

At Drummonds our priority is to consistently formulate top quality animal feeds consisting of only the premier league of proven feed ingredients. Quality – Assured coarse feeds are manufactured ...

Harvest 2021 is coming to a close. The recent dry spells have played a key part in farmers wrapping up the harvest in a timely fashion. Harvest reports are generally satisfactory with some excellent ...

WINTER WHEAT For low soil N indices, a three-split-N programme for winter wheat should be followed, with the first application having being applied in mid-March, main split by GS 31 (first node - ...

Brassica crops can provide a nutritious and cost effective feed source for cattle and sheep over the winter period. Crops such as Kale and Forage rape are capable of producing high dry matter (DM) ...

The benefit of liming Irish soil is well known and was one of the earliest soil management practices that farmers adopted to improve the productivity of soils. It is no different today, as managing ...

Spring-born suckler calves will be weaned on many farms over the coming weeks and creep feeding weanlings should be highly considered prior to weaning due the reduced energy level in grass at this ...

Understanding the Silage Test Results Silage quality is key to good animal performance, reducing winter feed costs and increasing profitability during the housing period. Grass silage is the basis ...

Breeding season has begun on some sheep farms across the country. For others, the focus is on sourcing new breeding stock but nutrition must be remembered in order to maximise the number of lambs ...

The housing period is one of the best time to take action against parasites. The most common parasite groups to consider when treating cattle include: Stomach and intestinal worms Liver ...

A ‘cover crop’ or ‘catch crop’ is grown primarily for the purpose of ‘protecting or improving’ between periods of regular crop production. Research and use at farm level has shown that ...

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