In this Focus supplement we look at your options for reseeding. We go through what machinery to use for grass reseeding, what grass varieties to use and how to keep your rations simple and cost-effective.

Organic farming and reseeding
Aidan Brennan
With growing numbers of farmers either organic or in the process of converting to organic farming, Aidan Brennan looks at some of the options around reseeding.
Steps to establish a grass and clover sward
31 March 2024 Reseeding
Steps to establish a grass and clover sward
Teagasc researcher Michael Egan outlines the steps involved in establishing a successful perennial ryegrass and white clover sward.
Selecting the best grass varieties in 2024
29 March 2024 Reseeding
Selecting the best grass varieties in 2024
Grassland researchers Tomas Tubritt and Michael O’Donovan fromTeagasc, Moorepark, look at some of the considerations farmers should be making before choosing a grass variety.
New clover-safe spray on the market
Aidan Brennan looks at the new clover-safe spray that is licensed for use to kill docks and other weeds in.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
What to consider for reseeding this spring
Declan Collins looks at how farmers can get a successful reseeding plan in place this spring.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
Reseeding season almost here
Aidan Brennan takes a look at what articles are in the focus on reseeding and argues that there could be more reseeding done this year than normal.
27 March 2024 Reseeding
Is red clover a runner this summer?
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the advantages of red clover and some of the things to watch out for when sowing the crop.
20 March 2024 Reseeding
Five options for managing reseeded grass in wet conditions
While rain has shelved many plans for reseeding, where farmers have new grass in place, Kieran Mailey offers some advice on managing these swards in wet conditions.
8 August 2023 Reseeding
Three ways to reseed pastures
Reseeding methods can be broken down into three categories, depending on the amount of soil they disturb in the process, writes Aidan Brennan.
7 August 2023 Reseeding
Red clover: is it a fix or a fantasy?
Aidan Brennan looks at the role of red clover in Irish grazing systems and argues that even though it is a low nitrogen input crop, it is still a high-input crop.
7 August 2023 Reseeding
Reseeding terminology: what it means
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the common phrases when it comes to grass seeds and explains what each one is.
6 August 2023 Reseeding
Reseeding: wet weather dampens expectations
Difficult weather conditions has meant that there has been less reseeding carried out this summer, writes Aidan Brennan.
2 August 2023 Reseeding