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COFORD - Screening and evaluation of a range of forest and associated woodland ornamental species for cut foliage suitability 2005-2007

The aim of this project was to evaluate the commercial potential of a range of potential forest and associated woodland ornamental species suitable for the cut foliage market. To do this, early market feedback and consultation with expert plants and nurserymen was used to make an initial selection of nearly fifty species.

01 February 2008
Type
Report
30 Pages
7,208KB
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TResearch: Spring 2008

Teagasc Research Magazine - Spring Edition 2008 Unlocking farm forest potential Mobilising soil phosphate E. sakazakii – an emerging pathogen Nitrogen efficiency for grazing cows

01 February 2008
Type
Magazine
44 Pages
1,923KB
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Farm Energy Diversification Manual

This is a joint publication by Leader, Teagasc and the IFA. This book provides an introduction to bioenergy and an overview of the possibilities. It is a useful reference for farmers, and a starting point from which to identify the potential role for individual farmers in meeting our challenging national bioenergy targets in the heat, transport and electricity sectors.

01 January 2008
Type
Booklet
93 Pages
3,459KB
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CROPS COSTS AND RETURNS 2008

Awareness of crop margins is vitally important since under the decoupled regime the Single Farm Payment (SFP) will be paid irrespective of what crop is grown. Moreover, it makes no sense to produce the crop at a loss. The bottom line is that the land must be maintained in “good agricultural and environmental condition”.

01 January 2008
Type
Report
12 Pages
159KB