Turlough agriculture

Turloughs are temporarily flooded meadows that can be grazed at certain times. Their complex ecology and hydrology make them valuable yet fragile assets for cattle farming.

 

 

Visser Marjolein, 2006. Turloughs: Producing food, nature, or both? Inshore Ireland, April 2006, p. 23

Visser Marjolein, James Moran, Eugenie Regan, Mike Gormally and Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, 2006. The Irish agri-environment: How users and non-users perceive turlough management under the converging EU agendas of Natura 2000 and CAP. Land Use Policy, in press. related work

Visser Marjolein, Eugenie Regan, James Moran, Mike Gormally, Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, 2006. The rise and fall of turlough typologies: a call for a continuum concept. Wetlands, in press. related work