Kiskeam, North Cork
This farm is located near Kiskeam, Co. Cork. It has a 50:50 mix of free draining and heavy clay soil with poor permeability, elevation is at 240 metres and rainfall annually in excess of 1,700mm. There are 100 cows milking. Overall stocking rate is 1.5 LU/ha, stocking rate on the milking platform is 2.7cows/ha. There has been a significant investment in soil fertility over the last 3 years.
Teagasc Advisor: Neily O Sullivan ( Neily.OSullivan@teagasc.ie)