Following the recent completion of an additional state of the art feed pelleting plant Quinns can now offer a comprehensive range of quality nuts alongside coarse rations. The new feed plant is accredited under the Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS) and all grain purchased is from Irish Grain Assurance Scheme (IGAS) approved growers.
Department of Agriculture’s Farm Safety Scheme Now Open for Applications Basics of the scheme The scheme is a targeted program designed to assist farmers to upgrade the standard of safety on their farms. Amount of funding available: €12.2 million Maximum grant rate: 40% Maximum investment ceiling: €20,000 Maximum grant therefore is: €8,000 Important Dates […]
Provide more grass in the shoulder periods (early Spring and late Autumn) New pastures are more responsive to nitrogen compared to old permanent pastures Higher feeding quality Faster re-growth Supports higher stocking rates & improves animal production Soil Fertility Poor soil fertility is one of the main reasons why ryegrass will disappear from pasture. Reseeding […]
Step 1 Identify the field that has poor production and a high proportion of weed grasses. Step 2 Soil sample – Test for P+K and pH levels (a pH of 6-6.5 is ideal). Step 3 Spray off field with glyphosphate, have a reasonable cover of grass so that spray is taken in by the leaves […]