Hay

Check out the latest hay and forage equipment from Massey Ferguson

Check out the latest hay and forage equipment from Massey Ferguson

Massey Ferguson recently introduced a full-line up of grassland machinery at the EIMA machinery show in Italy, including mowers, tedders and...

November 25, 2016

Pics: Fendt releases new hay and forage equipment

Pics: Fendt releases new hay and forage equipment

Fendt has recently released it’s new hay and forage equipment, with the range including tedders, rakes and a choice of...

October 19, 2016

Video: Traffic chaos as lorry sheds its load of hay

Video: Traffic chaos as lorry sheds its load of hay

A lorry driver had a lucky escape after the load of bales he was hauling came in contact with an...

September 29, 2016

10 things every Irish farmer needs in this weather

10 things every Irish farmer needs in this weather

Ireland is set to have one of the hottest days of the year today as temperatures are set to hit...

July 19, 2016

Contractor has lucky escape as tractor goes on fire in hay field

Contractor has lucky escape as tractor goes on fire in hay field

A contractor in Co. Wexford had a lucky escape today when the tractor he was driving went ablaze in a...

July 18, 2016

Farmers already losing thousands of euro in GLAS penalties

Farmers already losing thousands of euro in GLAS penalties

Many farmers in GLAS are already set to be hit with significant penalties over non-compliance with one of the schemes...

June 13, 2016

Here’s the official rules for transporting bales on the road

Here’s the official rules for transporting bales on the road

If a farmer or contractor is driving a tractor transporting bales on a trailer it is their responsibility to ensure...

May 31, 2016

Man taken to hospital after crashing into trailer with hay bales

Man taken to hospital after crashing into trailer with hay bales

A man in his mid-30s was taken to hospital on Saturday last, April 2, after the vehicle he was driving...

April 4, 2016

Hay and straw in good demand on the back of calving and lambing

Hay and straw in good demand on the back of calving and lambing

Hay and straw remain in good demand, as many farmers are in the middle of the lambing and calving period. Hay...

February 24, 2016

Here’s what damage flooding actually does to hay and silage

Here’s what damage flooding actually does to hay and silage

Several recent storms and prolonged rain have caused a serious amount of flooding across parts of the country over the...

January 12, 2016

Hay and straw in good demand as farmers house stock – Straw makes €8-15/bale

Hay and straw in good demand as farmers house stock – Straw makes €8-15/bale

Many farmers are housing stock around the country which has increased the demand for both hay and straw. Prices of...

November 27, 2015

Straw prices ranging from €7-15/bale

Straw prices ranging from €7-15/bale

With combines in full flow across the country the seasonal straw market is starting to heat up with prices ranging...

August 11, 2015

Videos: From woolly jumpers to locking horns

Videos: From woolly jumpers to locking horns

The change in the weather in the past week across the country might have had an impact on these sheep...

July 10, 2015

Video: Baling hay for the Aga Khan in Laois

Video: Baling hay for the Aga Khan in Laois

Silage-making has been hitting the headlines in recent weeks, but what about the tradition of square baling? Paul Brennan of...

July 2, 2015

Silage bales making €18-23 on Done Deal while hay is selling for €20-25

Silage bales making €18-23 on Done Deal while hay is selling for €20-25

There are lots of ads for fodder on Done Deal at the moment, with prices ranging for 4×4 bales of...

November 29, 2014

Stunning Coolmore Farm, hay harvest facts 2013

Stunning Coolmore Farm, hay harvest facts 2013

Bloodstock giant Coolmore Farm Stud has set another record, increasing its hay yield by 24pc from 125 bales/ac to 155...

July 19, 2013