Tillage News

Spaldings forges ahead with wearing parts as it marks 65 years in business

Spaldings forges ahead with wearing parts as it marks 65 years in business

Spaldings is celebrating 65 years of being in the business of supplying spares parts to farmers from its Lincolnshire home....

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Feed materials now at contract high levels -IGFA

Feed materials now at contract high levels -IGFA

A spokesperson for the Irish Grain and Feed Association (IGFA) has confirmed that, overall, the market for feed materials is...

May 10, 2021

Crops Watch series: New fungicide comes at perfect time

Crops Watch series: New fungicide comes at perfect time

In the first winter wheat instalment of the ‘Crops Watch Series’ in association with Terrachem, John Mulhare and Robert Beattie...

May 7, 2021

Seed companies commit to global food sustainability

Seed companies commit to global food sustainability

Seed companies and associations representing all regions of the world have come together to sign a declaration committing to actively...

May 6, 2021

New Spray Assist App becomes available in Ireland

New Spray Assist App becomes available in Ireland

A new Spray Assist App is now available in Ireland, which is designed to help sprayer operators select the most...

April 26, 2021

Incomes of tillage farmers down by 15% for 2020

Incomes of tillage farmers down by 15% for 2020

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that the incomes of tillage farmers could be down 15% for 2020 because...

April 20, 2021

Potato sector and horticulture on upward trajectory – Hackett

Potato sector and horticulture on upward trajectory – Hackett

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Pippa Hackett, is to meet with the...

April 19, 2021

McConalogue expects growth in Ireland’s seed potato sector

McConalogue expects growth in Ireland’s seed potato sector

Both Teagasc and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue are confirming that Brexit will impact negatively on...

April 19, 2021

First forage maize crops of 2021 to be planted shortly

First forage maize crops of 2021 to be planted shortly

Planting of forage maize crops should get underway in sheltered parts of the south east over the coming days, according...

April 16, 2021

Rothamsted Research gives gene editing the ‘thumbs-up’

Rothamsted Research gives gene editing the ‘thumbs-up’

Rothamsted Research has submitted its responses to the UK government’s consultation questions on the regulation of gene editing (GE) technologies....

April 15, 2021

Agri-Food Strategy: Plans for all farms to be in QA schemes

Agri-Food Strategy: Plans for all farms to be in QA schemes

There are plans to have all farms and seafood operators in quality assurance (QA) schemes under the 2030 Agri-Food Strategy,...

April 12, 2021

New Agri-Food Strategy: Increased focus on non-farm income

New Agri-Food Strategy: Increased focus on non-farm income

The new Agri-Food Strategy to 2030 – the successor to Food Wise 2025 – will see an increased focus on...

April 8, 2021

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

Foliar application boosts zinc content of wheat by 50% – UCO research

A team from the Department of Agronomy at the University of Córdoba (UCO) in Spain has demonstrated, through field tests...

April 7, 2021