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KEEP YOUR CROP ON TARGET
Richard O’Beirne is running a herd of pedigree Limousins & commercial heifers on 120 acres in Tuam, Co. Galway. For Richard achieving good live weight gain is key.
Target Fertilisers uniquely balanced NPK+S compounds formulated to suit the nutrient status of his soils, secures high quality fodder for his high performing stock.
The window of opportunity for grassland reseeding was limited earlier this season due to unfavourable ground conditions and slow grass growth. The current grass growth conditions will lend themselves to an encouraging reseeding opportunity this autumn. While perennial...read more
In most cases around the country, first cut silage is now secured. The 2021 silage harvesting season was a shadow of 2020, due to poor growth conditions in April and May. In general silage harvesting ran 10 days later than usual, which helped to bulk up crops but...read more
Many farmers have closed off paddocks for first cut silage, as it will take 6 to 8 weeks for the grass to reach its optimum maturity. The target harvest date is usually May and will be very dependent on the closing date and the amount of fertiliser applied. If your...read more