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Grazing Tips for this Week:
Try to hold rotation length at 25 days to maintain a level of grass in the diet during this difficult period of drought.
Walk the farm and calculate a farm cover and cover per livestock unit. Generate a wedge and supplement based on the feed deficit on the farm.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced that the payment of over €13.2 million to approximately 97,000 farmers has commenced.
Articles taken from the IFA website.
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to allow farmers who have the traditional hay meadow measure in GLAS to cut their meadows now rather than have to wait until July 1st.
is delighted to team up with the Irish Farm Film Producer’s Group Ltd (IFFPG). This year, the IFFPG is significantly reducing collection charges to farmers for a number of waste streams.
7 events over 7 days in aid of Pieta House North West and Jigsaw Donegal.
Thomas Given and Joe Coyle are doing seven events over 7 days in aid of the above charities from the 11th to the 17th of June. these events include the following.
The Department Agriculture, Food and the Marine has advised farmers to check their applications for Basic Payment and ensure that they have not included any ineligible land. Examples of ineligible features include buildings, roads, yards, scrub, rock and land burnt since 1st March. Farmers should also check that all parcel boundaries are aligned with the physical parcel boundary
North West Women in Farming event will be held in CoLab, LYIT Letterkenny on Thursday the 24th May 2018 at 7.30pm.
Teagasc’s David Wall offers some Smart Farming advice on building soil fertility.
After a highly stressful and long winter, farmers are planning for the year’s grazing season and winter ahead. The question many are asking right now is, how can I maximise grass growth while increasing fodder reserves for the future?
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., today issued an urgent reminder to farmers to submit their online applications for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) as soon as possible.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. today announced that he has introduced new legislation to regulate livestock marts, updating legislation that has been in place for many years.
Under the terms of the GLAS scheme, all farmers in the scheme must attend a GLAS Training Course carried out by an GLAS approved trainer in order to comply with the scheme .
SMART FARMING ARTICLE BY THE IFA
Smart Farming starts its 2018 work this month, identifying ways to improve farm returns and enhance the rural environment.
This year more than 1,200 farmers across 50 discussion groups, IFA branches and purchasing groups will get involved in Smart Farming.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today gave an update in relation to online applications for the 2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
A truly inspirational and motivational event is due to take place on
Saturday April 14th in Solis Lough Eske Castle from 9.00 until 3.00 or 4.00 depending on the final line up of speakers.