“Promotes the efficient use of fertilizer to produce quality food in an economical and environmentally sustainable manner”.
2022 Spring Scientific Meeting will be a Live Online Webinar on Tuesday 1st Feb 2.00 – 3.30pm.
Free Event – Registration required.
Online doors open: 1.50pm. To make sure you do not miss anything, please log on at this time.
CHAIRPERSON: Siobhan Walsh, Irish Farmers Journal
Speaker: Dymphna Kehoe, DAFM – “Maximising nutrient use efficiency under changing legislation – NAP 2022 – 2025”
Speaker: Nyncke Hoekstra, Louis Bolk Institute, The Netherlands – “Scenarios to limit environmental nitrogen losses from dairy expansion – a model study”
Speaker: Dermot Heaney, Dairy farmer, Kilberry, Navan, Co. Meath – “Adopting technologies to improve dairy farm sustainability”
Live questions and answers sessions during the webinar.
What can I do about high fertiliser prices?
Click here for our latest advice on What to do about High Fertilizer Prices.
Spring Scientific Meeting 2021 – Full Webinar Recording.
In line with public health advice our Spring Scientific Meeting 2021 was online webinar.
It was held live on Tuesday 2nd Feb 2.00 – 3.30pm.
CLICK HERE to view the recording of the Webinar on the Fertilizer Association of Ireland YouTube Page.
Irish Farmers Journal “Fertilizer Focus” in association with the FAI.
Fertilizer Video Series – Efficient Use of Fertilisers
Soil Test Results Analysis.
Soil Sampling & Fertilizer Planning.
Taking a Soil Sample – Best Practice
Soil Analysis Process
The Fertiliser Association of Ireland are producing a short video series on the efficient use of fertilisers. The first four videos (shown here) in the series will focus on the (i) importance of taking good soils samples (ii) first steps in starting the fertiliser planning process and (iii) the soil analysis process (iv) soil test results analysis. During the coming year, at key timings for major fertiliser decisions, further videos will be released to guide farmers /advisors on the efficient use of fertilisers. These videos will cover choosing the right fertiliser product and applying it at the right rate, at the right time, and in the right place on the farm.
Time for Building Soil Potassium (K).
Click here for our latest advice on building soil Potassium (K).
Drought Conditions – Fertilizer Advice – June 2020
During the drought conditions we are experiencing currently and with rain forecast, its important you get your fertilizer strategy right.
Click here for our recent Drought Conditions – Fertilizer Advice.
Guidance on Covid 19
Precise Application of Fertilisers
Wednesday 12th Feb 2020 in Gurteen College
Teagasc in association with the Fertiliser Association of Ireland held a workshop on the Precise Application of Fertilisers on 12th February 2020 at Gurteen Agricultural College, Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
This workshop was targeted at field advisors and agri-contractors. There was workshops to demonstrate the correct set up of fertiliser spreaders to deliver the correct rate accurately, as well as Health & Safety and new technologies.
Thank you to the machinery companies for providing the demonstration equipment and to Teagasc.
Launch of Technical Bulletin No.5
At the Fertiliser Association of Ireland annual spring seminar at the Horse & Jockey recently, launching Technical Bulletin No. 5 – “The Importance of Potassium & Agricultural Soils” were Tim Sheils, J. Bolger & Co. Wexford, Mark Plunkett, President of the Fertilizer Association of Ireland & Dr. David Wall Teagasc, Johnstown Castle.
Spring Scietific Meeting 2020
“Farming in a low emmisions environment”
4th February 2020, Horse & Jockey Hotel.
Thank you to all our spreakers and contributors at our Spring Scietific Meeting on 4th Feb 2020, in ther Horse and Jockey Hotel.
Chairperson, Mary Delaney, Irish Farmers Journal.
Speakers: Noel Meehan (ASSAP). Chris Dawdon (Consultant UK). Ger Courtney (Teagasc). Tim Shiel (Bolgers Agri, Wexford).
Proceedings can be downloaded from the publications section of this website.
Precise Application of Fertilisers Workshop 2020
Gurteen College, Co. Tipperary Wednesday 12th February 2020.
Iasis Points availabe to attendees.
Pre-registration is essential, click here for details.
2020 Programme of Events
For full details, keep an eye on the Upcoming Events page
P&K App is Back Online.
Follow link in home menu of this website to P&K Calculator / App Download or click on links below:
Apple App Store:
For up to date information on protected Urea, follow the link to the Teagasc website page below.