DLF Ireland

Quality Grass & Forage Mixtures

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Maximising Ireland’s Grass & Forage Potential

We offer a range of premium quality grass seed brands including the HF Seeds, Forage Max & Sinclair McGill ranges in combination with a top class selection of Maize, Beet and Forage crops throughout Ireland

At DLF we pride ourselves on providing solutions for the Irish forage and Amenity market

We are at the forefront of variety research and breeding bringing the latest genetics to the market each year. As our breeding programs are focused on our end user requirement’s our knowledge of what is required at ground level not only for today but also for the future is second to none. We offer a promise of quality and service as standard within DLF. 

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Grass Management Utilisation

Irish milk and meat production systems are some of the most efficient in the world. Our efficiency advantage lies primarily in our ability to grow grass for grazing in very large quantities.

Multi-Species Swards

Multi-species swards have the potential to produce high yields of quality forage at greatly reduced rates of nitrogen fertiliser input. Discover our Multi-Species Swards series and download our interactive brochure.

White Clover Mixtures

As a forage, white clover is highly digestible with crude protein content averaging over 20%. But the most significant benefit of white clover is its ability to fix N from the atmosphere. Discover our clover mixtures today.

DLF Grass Mixtures

From DLF 4N Grazer to DLF 6 Species Herbal Ley and our DLF Perennial Silage mixture, DLF have you covered. Discover our extensive grass mixtures range today and see how they can work for your farm.

Latest News From DLF Ireland

New Hybrid Brassica Leading The Way In Irish Trials
22/05/2024

New Hybrid Brassica Leading The Way In Irish Trials

Mainstar promises high yields of leafy forage with excellent utilisation and judging by the data collected so far, it won’t disappoint. Sowing brassicas like forage rape for winter grazing is a cost-effective way of boosting winter forage stocks while also extending the grazing season. Mainstar promises high yields of leafy forage with excellent utilisation and judging by the data collected so far, it won’t disappoint. In 2023 we established a number of forage rape grazing trials on farms across the country to assess the yield, quality and utilisation of Mainstar compared to the leading varieties on the market. The graph below shows some impressive initial results for Mainstar. The DM yield of Mainstar particularly stands out, producing 1.8t/ha more than the next best variety.

Red Clover Silage An Attractive Option For Both Livestock And Tillage Farmers In 2024
22/01/2024

Red Clover Silage An Attractive Option For Both Livestock And Tillage Farmers In 2024

In an effort to reduce the amount of nitrogen fertiliser used on Irish farms, DAFM have announced that last years’ hugely Red Clover Measure will be available again in 2024. The measure is worth €300/ha up to a total of 20ha for each applicant. It essentially means free seed!

Why Sow Multi-Species Swards In 2024?
22/01/2024

Why Sow Multi-Species Swards In 2024?

Would you like to reduce your Nitrogen fertiliser bill by up to 100%?? Interest in multi-species swards has grown rapidly in recent years with an estimated 8,000 acres sown in 2023, a significant increase on the couple of hundred sown just 5 years ago!

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