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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.
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 22 April 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
Farming is about profit but yield does not always equate to profit, writes David Shortall from Laois, who is a crop adviser in Canada.
By Contributor on 23 February 2017
The next spell of fine weather is likely to result in a rush to plant, so growers need to be aware of the recommended varieties, their yield potential and important characteristics.
By Andy Doyle on 16 February 2017
The rain has exposed very clearly the difference between the umbilical and slurry tank systems of spreading.
By Matt Dempsey on 09 February 2017
As the area sown to beans increases, the pressures from diseases and pests can increase unless growers take sensible precaution, writes Tim O’Donovan of Seed Technology.
By Andy Doyle on 09 February 2017
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