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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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Prize-Winners[1]

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. […]

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Benefits of Reseeding


Grassland

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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Oil Seed Rape & Roundup Flex


Roundup Flex

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 […]

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