Quinns of Baltinglass Ltd are delighted attend this year’s National Ploughing Championships 20th to 23rd of September in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. We are located at Block 2 Row 7 Stand 144 and look forward to meeting you to our stand.
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 […]
Every year Quinns has a prize draw to reward customers who settle their accounts on time, which is especially helpful to us at our financial year end at the end of June. Below are the lucky winners: Mr. Tommy Waldron €1000 Mr. Edwin Murphy €500 Mr. Ciaran Foley €300 Mr. Leslie Hunter €200 Mr. […]
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 […]
Most winter Oilseed Rape crops will be ready for glyphosphate application in mid-July. This year Monsanto introduced a new Roundup formulation – Roundup Flex, it was developed to improve product performance and also minimize spray drift. It is essential to spray off rape due to the huge green cover in the crop. It can take […]
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 […]