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Dispelling the myths of spreading lime

Over the last two decades, the spreading of lime has decreased dramatically; less than half the average from the 1980's. As a result of this, Teagasc have said following research, that on average, 65% of all soils have a lime deficiency. So why has lime spreading dwindled? The benefits of lime use include: Increased yields [...]

Benefits of Cubicle Lime in the Prevention of Mastitis

For dairy herds, the biggest risk of infection indoors is when cows are lying on cubicles; their udders and teats come into contact with the surface, potentially introducing bacteria which can cause infection. The cleaner and drier the cubicle bed, the less bacteria will grow, therefore less mastitis. The group most at risk of mastitis [...]

September 15th, 2018|News|

Planning is the barrier to spreading lime

On many farms around the country, the spreading of lime has fallen dramatically in the last 30 years. In fact, 65% of farms in Ireland have a soil deficiency according to Teagasc. Optimising Lime For the majority of farmers, they are not optimising lime due to the lack of knowledge around soil testing and pH [...]

August 10th, 2018|Agriculture, News|
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