Tillage focus

Tillage focus: Leading the way with efficient and nutritious agronomy programmes

Tillage focus: Leading the way with efficient and nutritious agronomy programmes

The Drummonds’ trial site in Termonfeckin, Co. Louth, is a massive asset to the company’s growers and agronomists. Brian Reilly...

August 3, 2020

Tillage focus: Commitment to protein and diversity at Dairygold

Tillage focus: Commitment to protein and diversity at Dairygold

This season Dairygold has seen its customers almost double the area of beans planted by its growers. This isn’t a...

July 15, 2020

Tillage focus: Will this new flour mill be built in Co. Wexford?

Tillage focus: Will this new flour mill be built in Co. Wexford?

If you could buy flour produced from Irish wheat, would you? If you found out the flour on shop shelves...

May 10, 2020

Tillage Focus: Building a sustainable business in Co. Waterford

Tillage Focus: Building a sustainable business in Co. Waterford

Padraig Connery hails from Clashmore in Co. Waterford and farms between here and Villierstown. He has been farming full-time for...

May 3, 2020

Tillage focus: Irrigating wheat in the dry north-east

Tillage focus: Irrigating wheat in the dry north-east

It’s the wheat that’s being irrigated on Whyte Brothers’ Farm these days; not the potatoes. Rain is needed in the...

April 25, 2020

Tillage Focus: Maize contracts, direct drilling and cover crops

Tillage Focus: Maize contracts, direct drilling and cover crops

Ray O’Regan farms near Tramore in Co. Waterford. The young farmer is happy to have his spring cereal crops set...

April 19, 2020

Look back: ‘You can start small. You don’t have to start big’

Look back: ‘You can start small. You don’t have to start big’

In this ‘look back’, we take a short journey into the past to October and the Macra Annual Conference. The...

January 1, 2020

Look back: This farm will soon have its own whisky and beer

Look back: This farm will soon have its own whisky and beer

Over the Christmas period, there’s no doubt a few people will enjoy the products from David Walsh Kemmis’s farm. Back...

December 31, 2019

Look back: Mixing varieties, reducing chemicals and direct drilling in Co. Louth

Look back: Mixing varieties, reducing chemicals and direct drilling in Co. Louth

For today’s ‘look back’ we revisit Gareth Culligan’s farm in Co. Louth. Gareth’s story really took off, along with some...

December 29, 2019

Look back: Progressive and open…leading the way in Ontario, Canada

Look back: Progressive and open…leading the way in Ontario, Canada

In July, AgriLand took an insightful trip with the Grain Farmers of Ontario, Canada. Last year, Ireland was the biggest...

December 28, 2019

Look back: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

Look back: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

AgriLand readers really like silage and machinery. This silage harvest was not an average pick up though. In today’s ‘Look...

December 27, 2019

Look back: ‘Irish barley is essential to the business’

Look back: ‘Irish barley is essential to the business’

Irish barley, Irish drinks and imported grain are something that feature quite a bit in the news and cause frustration...

December 25, 2019

Look back: Green army finishes potato planting in 3 counties

Look back: Green army finishes potato planting in 3 counties

In early May, AgriLand saw the O’Gorman brothers’ ‘Green Army’ at work, planting potatoes in Co. Laois. The video from...

December 24, 2019

Look back: The first drilling of the year…beans in Co. Kildare

Look back: The first drilling of the year…beans in Co. Kildare

Over the course of the year AgriLand visited a number of young tillage farmers. Their enthusiasm and attention to detail...

December 23, 2019

Look back: Some of the top tillage visits of the year

Look back: Some of the top tillage visits of the year

Over the next few days AgriLand will take a look back at some of the most popular visits over the...

December 22, 2019

Tillage focus: Plenty of young tillage farmers training up in Kildalton

Tillage focus: Plenty of young tillage farmers training up in Kildalton

This year, 35 first year students have opted to study tillage at Kildalton Agricultural College – that accounts for 27%...

December 1, 2019

Tillage focus: ‘You can start small. You don’t have to start big’

Tillage focus: ‘You can start small. You don’t have to start big’

“You can start small. You don’t have to start big. You’re every bit as important as a small tillage farmer,...

November 3, 2019

Tillage focus: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

Tillage focus: Wholecrop soybean harvest in Co. Wicklow

It wasn’t just an average silage pick up in Stratford, Co. Wicklow, when AgriLand visited John Wynne’s farm in early...

October 20, 2019