USEFUL ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS
Below you will find some interesting information and advice from Teagasc experts on a variety of interesting subjects. There are articles on soil fertility and the benefits of lime in increasing soil fertility; the benefits of soil testing and nutrient advice and advice on liming and on grass reseeding.
Further articles will be added to this section of the website in due course.
Click on the link below to read an article from Farm Ireland, dated 19th October 2018 written by Joe Kelliher of Teagasc highlighting how now is a great time to spread lime and by doing so could save feed costs for 2019.
Spreading lime now could save thousands in feed costs next year
Click on the link below to read an article from the Irish Farmers Journal dated January 2017 entitled “Unlock potential of your land with lime”. The article outlines the benefits of using lime and management tips when applying lime to grassland.
Unlock potential of your land with lime
PDF Download of Fert FJ Sup Feb 2014 – lime article only
The attached link will bring you to a publication by Teagasc on the 5 Steps to soil fertility – the key to growing your profit.
PDF Download of Five_Steps_to_Better_Soil_Fertility
‘Lime holds the key to unlocking soil fertility’
Click on the link below to read an article from the Irish Farmers Journal dated November 2013 on the benefits of soil testing and its resultant cost savings and additional information on lime application, building soils and the soil index system.
Click on the link below to read a Teagasc publication on “Major and Micro Nutrient Advice for Productive Agricultural Crops” – 3rd Edition 2008.
PDF Download of Lime Teagasc Green Book
PDF Download of Lime Article FJ Feb 2013
PDF Download of TeagascReseeding2013 – Lime section