Tillage

Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt?

Tillage: Fancy growing a crop of spelt?

Spelt may, or may not be, grown in Ireland. But it’s a very important cereal crop in many parts of...

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Call for government to meet contractors on rising green diesel prices

Call for government to meet contractors on rising green diesel prices

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the government to confirm when it will meet with farm and forestry contractors...

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EU Commission accused of sending ‘mixed messages’ to farmers

EU Commission accused of sending ‘mixed messages’ to farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has accused the European Commission of sending ‘mixed messages’ to farmers, with its latest moves...

June 23, 2022

State aid: EU Commission approves €1m Croatian maize scheme

State aid: EU Commission approves €1m Croatian maize scheme

The European Commission has today (Thursday, June 23) approved a €1 million Croatian scheme to support maize seed producers. The...

June 23, 2022

Tillage advice: T2 spraying of spring cereals now a priority

Tillage advice: T2 spraying of spring cereals now a priority

In terms of tillage advice, Drummonds agronomists are strongly recommending that spring barley growers get on with their T2 spraying...

June 22, 2022

Tillage farmers ‘at distinct disadvantage’ in ACRES

Tillage farmers ‘at distinct disadvantage’ in ACRES

Tillage farmers will be at a “distinct financial disadvantage” under the new Agri Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES), according to...

June 22, 2022

Cereal output for 2022 estimated at 2.3m tonnes

Cereal output for 2022 estimated at 2.3m tonnes

Teagasc is forecasting that Ireland’s cereal output for 2022 will come in at around 2.3 million tonnes – a ‘no...

June 21, 2022

4 main varieties to drive Irish wheat production

4 main varieties to drive Irish wheat production

Drummonds agronomists are confirming that four main varieties will drive Irish wheat output over the coming years i.e., Graham, Torp,...

June 21, 2022

Barley varietal trials which may reduce dependence on chemicals

Barley varietal trials which may reduce dependence on chemicals

Drummonds’ 2022 barley varietal trials are combining the latest plant breeding breakthroughs with new perspectives on crop agronomy. With the...

June 21, 2022

Regional review: Farming figures for Cork, Kerry and Limerick

Regional review: Farming figures for Cork, Kerry and Limerick

Co. Cork accounts for almost 30% of the national dairy-cow population of over 1.5 million, and has the highest level...

June 20, 2022

Dairy surge seen in traditional beef-finishing counties

Dairy surge seen in traditional beef-finishing counties

The Teagasc regional review for 2021 has been published giving an overview of farming activity throughout the country. In this...

June 20, 2022

Map: Which county has received the most TAMS II money to date?

Map: Which county has received the most TAMS II money to date?

The county that has received the most money under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) is Co. Cork, recent...

June 20, 2022

National Farm Survey: Tillage farm incomes average €59k

National Farm Survey: Tillage farm incomes average €59k

According to the provisional results of the Teagasc National Farm Survey, tillage farm incomes averaged €58,995 in 2021. A total...

June 20, 2022

Wexford flooding: €400/ha approved for impacted farmers

Wexford flooding: €400/ha approved for impacted farmers

Approval has been granted for a scheme to support tillage farmers impacted by historic levels of rainfall in Co. Wexford...

June 20, 2022

Mediocre yield output for winter crops in Ukraine

Mediocre yield output for winter crops in Ukraine

Adverse weather conditions since the start of the 2021–2022 season have led to a poor yield outlook for winter crops...

June 17, 2022

USDA partners with Ukraine to protect food security

USDA partners with Ukraine to protect food security

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine are entering into a...

June 16, 2022

Dammann develops adjustable nozzle positioning on sprayers

Dammann develops adjustable nozzle positioning on sprayers

Recent efforts to reduce the amount of pesticides being applied via sprayers tend to centre on identifying individual weed plants...

June 16, 2022

TAMS application deadline looms

TAMS application deadline looms

The deadline for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) is set to close shorty. The...

June 15, 2022