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Heavy Soils Programme

The programme aims to improve the profitability of grassland farms on heavy soils through the adoption of key technologies including: appropriate drainage solutions, high quality pasture management, land improvement strategies and efficient herd management.

The Heavy Soils Programme was created in partnership with Kerry Agribusiness, Dairygold Co-Op and Tipperary Co-Op and is a collaboration between Teagasc Research and Advisory personnel.

Latest Research Update

Heavy Soils Programmes Review 2019 (PDF)

Land Drainage on your Farm

Land drainage design varies with soil type and site conditions