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Year End Draw Winners

Created on 03 August 2017

Every year we have a draw for our customers who have paid their account by the 31 May clearing any outstanding bill up to the 30 April. The winners from each branch for the 2016 year end draw are...

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Precision is Key With TJ Reid

Created on 10 November 2015

Congratulations to Connolly’s RED MILLS Sales Representative and Kilkenny Hurling Star TJ Reid who was been named as 2015 Hurler of the Year at the GAA/GPA All-Star awards on Saturday night.

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Dealing with Autumn Grazing

Written by Michael Butler on 12 September 2017

Dealing with Autumn Grazing
Despite good growth the recent change in weather has made it a little more difficult to take full advantage. In this month’s piece I am reporting on getting the most from grazing while keeping a close eye on productivity.

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Dealing with Brome Grasses in Winter Crops

Written by Ollie Carter on 11 September 2017

Dealing with Brome Grasses in Winter Crops
As preparations are under way for sowing of Winter Crops and with an increase in grass weeds such as Sterile Brome, it is important that farmers are aware of how to deal with them. In this month’s edition we take a look at the options. 

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Excellent yields of Winter Oilseed Rape for harvest 2017

Written by Ollie Carter on 14 August 2017

Excellent yields of Winter Oilseed Rape for harvest 2017

While it is looking like a promising year for Oilseed Rape growers, it is important not to underestimate the level of management that goes into ensuring a good crop. There are many factors that are within the control of the grower, some of which are outlined in this piece.

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Soil Fertility and its Impact on Silage Yields

According to a recent report sub-optimal soil fertility is probably the core reason that target silage yields and digestibility are not achieved on many farms. Phosphorus (P) and potassium (K)  soil values along with pH level play a significant role in the potential grass yield.

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Buffer Feeding into the Autumn

Since grazed grass is still the cheapest form of feed available, any chance to keep the milking herd grazing through the autumn could be considered worth taking. However, this must be done with full knowledge of the limitations of autumn grass.

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Dealing with Acidosis in the Beef Herd

Ruminal acidosis continues to be a common ruminal digestive disorder in beef cattle and can lead to marked reductions in cattle performance. It is a metabolic disorder, where pH levels decrease very rapidly below 5 to 6, which supports lactic-acid producing bacteria.

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