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Autumn Grazing and Soil Management

The key objective of autumn grazing is to extend the grazing season to maximise the number of days at grass. This will reduce pressure on feed costs and slurry storage costs. Autumn is considered the start of a new grazing year. How we manage our grass from now until...

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Terra Range Trialled on Barley, Wheat and Grassland

At Target Fertilisers we are fully aware of how farmers are taking a more sustainable approach to farming and the most efficient use of Nitrogen (N) to boost grass and crop yields. Often the applied N is not all used by the plant and ends up being lost to the...

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Managing your silage crop in 2022

Making silage of high quality will ensure good daily weight gain on weanlings, cut down on meal input for finishing cattle and also increase milk output in dairy cows. The decisions made in the next number of weeks on farm will determine the cost of production for up...

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Introducing Terra fertilisers on your farm

With increased pressure on the Irish farming community to move to more sustainable farming practices we look at why farmers should consider an alternative fertiliser option. We have developed Terra as an alternative to untreated inorganic fertiliser.   What is Terra?...

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Soil Sampling: Best Practices

There are significant economic gains to be made by having soil at the correct level for pH, P and K, as you optimise the efficiency of all nutrients therefore maximising growth rates for whatever crop you wish to grow. Teagasc research shows that by simply correcting...

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Efficient use of Chemical Fertiliser

Sustainability is a word that has become commonly used and maybe even over-complicated in farming. But what does it mean? According to Teagasc sustainable farming is a farming approach that can be sustained for the foreseeable future. It is a way of farming that will...

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Nutrient Management – What is it and why should we do it?

Sustainability, a topic widely spoken about in today’s farming community. With derogation guidelines and spreading constraints, nutrient management is a tool that can be easily utilised by all farmers to aid in maximising the output of their land in a sustainable way....

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