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Soil information for tillage farming from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest tillage farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the tillage farming sector.
Managing soil fertility is important, and the addition of organic manures help to improve soils in many other ways.
By Andy Doyle on 03 November 2016
Brazil: the transformation in terms of productivity gains has been truly phenomenal.
By Justin McCarthy on 27 October 2016
The recent soil fertility conference provided information on potash, soil organic matter, soil structure, protected urea, nitrogen for winter barley and new soil evaluation techniques.
By Andy Doyle on 27 October 2016
Recent heavy rain reminds us that good planting conditions will not continue indefinitely and that seeding rates need to be increased.
By Andy Doyle on 20 October 2016
The Department of Agriculture has decided to extended the deadline for the sowing of catch crops.
By Patrick Donohoe on 06 October 2016
You wouldn’t buy a pallet of chemical fertiliser unless you know what’s in the bag. Buying poultry litter should be no different writes Martin Bourke of Teagasc.
By Contributor on 29 September 2016
The more ministers piled up on the National Ploughing Championshisps site in Tullamore, Co Offaly, the darker the clouds got - but this did not dampen anyone's mood.
By Thomas Hubert on 22 September 2016
Grain quality testing is not a precise science and so it is important to understand what our standard quality tests are telling us.
By Andy Doyle on 08 September 2016
Soil health was an important focus for a few days of the tour and many farmers stated its benefit to them in terms of output and margin.
By Andy Doyle on 04 August 2016
Calving is winding up for Tommy Moyles and thoughts are turning to the breeding season and bull selection.
By Tommy Moyles on 14 April 2016
Soil has many functions to fulfil and these are helped by higher organic matter levels, active biology and careful cultivation choices. Andy Doyle reports from an ITLUS workshop.
By Andy Doyle on 07 April 2016
Farmers spend approximately €2 million a year on soil testing in Ireland, but the estimated benefits of soil testing are far greater than this.
By Thomas Hubert on 24 December 2015
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