Harvest

Record harvest on the cards for maize growers in Northern Ireland

Record harvest on the cards for maize growers in Northern Ireland

Assuming that weather conditions hold over the coming weeks, maize growers in Northern Ireland can look forward to both a...

September 20, 2021

Are you planning on transporting bales?

Are you planning on transporting bales?

During the summer months and into early autumn, farmers/contractors are busy making and transporting bales, whether they are silage, hay...

August 11, 2021

Motorists urged to be patient and alert during ‘busy season’

Motorists urged to be patient and alert during ‘busy season’

Irish motorists have been urged to showed patience and caution in what is a very busy time of the year...

August 5, 2021

Harvest update: ‘It’s been a bloody awful harvest weather wise’

Harvest update: ‘It’s been a bloody awful harvest weather wise’

Co. Derry farmer Robert Moore has said “it’s been a bloody awful harvest weather wise” as farmers are struggling to...

September 5, 2020

A millionaire’s view of farming…and the harvest

A millionaire’s view of farming…and the harvest

Jeremy Clarkson is new to farming. The TV host is most famously known for a stint on a certain ‘top’...

August 20, 2020

Safety to the fore through challenging harvest conditions

Safety to the fore through challenging harvest conditions

Weather has been unsettled and made harvesting difficult so far this season. It’s proving to be a challenging time with...

August 9, 2020

Early harvest reports as small amount of winter barley cut

Early harvest reports as small amount of winter barley cut

Rain put a stop to the small bit of harvest action that took place over the weekend and into Monday....

July 14, 2020

Watch: Harvest kicks off…action from Kilkenny

Watch: Harvest kicks off…action from Kilkenny

The harvest kicked off for some farmers over the past few days and in a rare occurrence most of the...

July 13, 2020

Planning ahead for cover and fodder crops

Planning ahead for cover and fodder crops

As farmers prepare for harvest it is also essential to think about next season’s crops, as well as what options...

July 3, 2020

Pocket-sized moisture meter in the corn fields of the US

Pocket-sized moisture meter in the corn fields of the US

A new technology in the US means that corn farmers and seed producers can now use a pocket-sized moisture meter...

June 14, 2020

UK Government asks people to pick fruit and veg for Britain

UK Government asks people to pick fruit and veg for Britain

After all the controversy over fruit pickers being flown into Ireland AgriLand noted with interest the #PickForBritain campaign. The UK...

May 20, 2020

Record average spring barley yield of 8t/ha – Teagasc

Record average spring barley yield of 8t/ha – Teagasc

The average spring barley yield for the 2019 season was 8.0t/ha (3.24t/ac) – an increase of 0.2t/ha on the previous...

December 4, 2019

Readers’ pics: Harvest, ploughing and sunflowers

Readers’ pics: Harvest, ploughing and sunflowers

In the next few weeks AgriLand will announce the winners of the Harvest Photo Competition for 2019. There are a lot...

September 29, 2019

Teagasc releases provisional harvest report for 2019

Teagasc releases provisional harvest report for 2019

Teagasc has announced its provisional harvest report for 2019. The figures outline an estimated decrease in cereal area of 1.2%,...

September 10, 2019

Harvest pics: Still plenty of work to be done

Harvest pics: Still plenty of work to be done

The fine weather last week made for some great harvest pictures. Entries came in thick and fast to the Harvest...

September 8, 2019

Harvest pics: Combines continue rolling as grain to hit 2.1 million tonnes

Harvest pics: Combines continue rolling as grain to hit 2.1 million tonnes

Harvest pictures keep rolling in and much of the country’s cereal crops have been harvested. Last week, Teagasc announced that...

September 7, 2019

Grain price: Unsettled, but not going to jump anywhere fast

Grain price: Unsettled, but not going to jump anywhere fast

Unsettled might be a word to describe grain markets this week. LIFFE wheat (November and May) climbed all week from...

September 7, 2019

Combine harvesting: How much does it cost?

Combine harvesting: How much does it cost?

The wet weather has left many people under pressure to get tillage crops cut around the country, particularly in the...

August 23, 2019