Grassland reseeding: the steps to the perfect reseed

Following on from the last reseeding blog where we went through the benefits of reseeding and how to go about selecting a seed mix, this week we look at the steps you should take to achieve a top-quality grass reseed, along with the weed control measures needed to protect the good work done during the reseeding process!

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Grassland reseeding: picking the right ingredients

As a popular time of year for grassland reseeding fast approaches, Agridirect.ie looks at the huge benefits reseeding brings and explains how you should go about picking your most suitable seed mix!

Why Invest in Reseeding?

Reseeding is undertaken on Irish farms for many reasons, with performance at the very top of the list. Over time grass plants will gradually lose their performance. This is a major problem for farmers, as they aim for the best possible performance from their land and livestock. When reseeding takes place a much larger amount of grass is grown which means the amount of fertilizer you need to spread is reduced, the stocking rate of animals can be increased, and the land should at the end of the day make more profit. Reseeding can also help control weeds which may have caused problems over the years – another huge benefit.

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