Tillage

Crops watch: Targeting beet inputs towards crop performance

Crops watch: Targeting beet inputs towards crop performance

This is a partnered article in association with Terrachem. In this Terrachem Cropswatch video, John Mulhare discusses the performance of...

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CropsWatch: Targeting Beet Inputs towards Crop Performance

CropsWatch: Targeting Beet Inputs towards Crop Performance

In this Terrachem Cropswatch video John Mulhare discusses his beet herbicide programme and highlights his standard approach to driving yield...

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Glanbia seeks additional gluten-free oat growers

Glanbia seeks additional gluten-free oat growers

The area of gluten-free oats sown by Glanbia Ireland’s grain farmers doubled in 2020 compared to 2019. Now, the company...

June 9, 2021

Diversifying crop rotations -the only answer to resistant grass weeds

Diversifying crop rotations -the only answer to resistant grass weeds

The more-than significant challenge of grass weeds on Irish tillage farms – many of which are resistant to multiple herbicides...

June 8, 2021

Straw incorporation boosts  soil health according to farmers

Straw incorporation boosts soil health according to farmers

Straw incorporation was the focus of this year’s Irish Tillage and Land Use Society (ITLUS) summer conference. The event was...

June 7, 2021

The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems

The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems

The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems has been likened to creating a ‘gangsters’ paradise’ by one of the...

June 3, 2021

White’s announce Barclay Bell as grower of the year

White’s announce Barclay Bell as grower of the year

Barclay Bell from Rathfriland, Co. Down, has been awarded the John Finnan Oat Quality Award by White’s Oats, for his...

June 3, 2021

Compounders called on to label feed with ‘exact percentages’

Compounders called on to label feed with ‘exact percentages’

Feed compounders are being called on to label products with the exact percentage of ingredients and whether or not the...

June 2, 2021

Potato blight warning extended to Connacht

Potato blight warning extended to Connacht

A status yellow potato-blight warning for early-sown crops has been extended to parts of Connaught until Thursday, June 3, according...

June 1, 2021

Vaderstad buys into North American market

Vaderstad buys into North American market

Farm machinery company Vaderstad is realising its ambitions of entering the North American market with the purchase of AGCO-AMITY JV...

June 1, 2021

Axema reports mixed fortunes

Axema reports mixed fortunes

Axema is the major machinery trade organisation for France. It claims to represent 90% of the agricultural equipment sector, including...

May 31, 2021

Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

A recent survey carried out by the Potash Development Association (PDA) confirms that a significant number of tillage farmers in...

May 31, 2021

‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

‘Per plant farming’ is the rationale that underlines the creation and ongoing development of the Small Robot Company based near...

May 30, 2021

GLAS balancing payments of €700,000 announced

GLAS balancing payments of €700,000 announced

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced that balancing payments will commence this week under the...

May 28, 2021

Call for extension to wild bird cover deadline in light of heavy rainfall

Call for extension to wild bird cover deadline in light of heavy rainfall

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice has called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to grant an extension to the deadline to...

May 27, 2021

CAP Strategic Plan: Draft details begin to emerge

CAP Strategic Plan: Draft details begin to emerge

Key details have emerged on the proposed Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) National Strategic Plan, which will outline how CAP will...

May 27, 2021

‘Proactive approach’ needed to prevent spread of blackgrass

‘Proactive approach’ needed to prevent spread of blackgrass

Independent TD for Wexford Verona Murphy has told the government that a “proactive approach” is needed to prevent the spread...

May 26, 2021

Milking Irish oats: Midlands farmer launches ‘Oat in the City’

Milking Irish oats: Midlands farmer launches ‘Oat in the City’

A Tullamore farmer looks set to capitalise on the fast-growing Irish market for non-dairy ‘milk’ sales by milking Irish oats....

May 21, 2021