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Crop information for tillage farming from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing advice and management information to tillage farmers to enhance crop growth and harvests.
Laws now govern the purchase, storage, usage, and record keeping of weed, disease, and insect control products. Pat O'Toole sets out 10 rules to remember.
By Pat O'Toole on 04 May 2017
I was relieved that it was not a wild oats infestation which would be much more difficult to cure - buying certified seed actually means something.
By Matt Dempsey on 04 May 2017
GLAS, plus a genuine interest by some to improve the health of their soils, has resulted in a high level of interest in catch or cover crops, but there are still many knowledge gaps.
By Andy Doyle on 27 April 2017
One of the key cornerstones of precision farming is trying to analyse the soils in terms of nutrient status and also the physical characteristics.
By Contributor on 20 April 2017
According to the USDA’s latest progress report, maize plantings are back on last year and indeed the five-year average.
By Andy Doyle on 20 April 2017
Peter Varley visits a new grain store in Co Meath built to a very high specification.
By Peter Varley on 17 May 2017
A philosophy hinged around looking after the soil and no, or minimal, soil disturbance has helped to decrease production costs while helping soil health and yields for UK grower Clive Bailye.
By Andy Doyle on 13 April 2017
Crop protection: decisions should be led by good science and not political interference.
By Justin McCarthy on 13 April 2017
Farming has been thriving in Ukraine for the past nine years, as Andy Doyle reports.
By Andy Doyle on 13 April 2017
Grain skinning has become a very serious issue for malting barley growers and it seems to be caused by weaknesses in the cement layer which adheres it to the germ inside.
By Andy Doyle on 23 March 2017
The Tillage BETTER farm programme is to focus on precision farming, with attention to detail at its core, writes Teagasc crops specialist, Shay Phelan, who is leading the programme.
By Contributor on 02 March 2017
The natural complexity of nitrogen metabolism makes low grain protein barley very difficult to guarantee on a consistent basis.
By Andy Doyle on 23 February 2017
C660 header (22ft), auto contour, 3032 drum hours, 800 tyres. Mercedes engine. Q...
4wd c/w maize and cracker...
Year 1989Make NEW HOLLANDModel TX32Location DuleekStock Number 11004330...
Year 2011Make LEXIONModel 580TTStock Number C1006Header Size 9.0 metres...
Year 1998Make CLAASModel LEXION 415Stock Number 11005077Header Size 4.5 ...

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