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Department of Agriculture’s Farm Safety Scheme


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 […]

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Benefits of Reseeding


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 […]

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