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Management 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 profitability.
A cold spell now would be very welcome to help protect crops, especially winter barley, from loss of potential yield.
By Andy Doyle on 12 January 2017
Andy Doyle gives another reminder of the importance of having up-to-date soil tests results to guide fertiliser application.
By Andy Doyle on 05 January 2017
Take a quick walk through your crops shortly to ensure that you are not suffering damage by either slugs or rabbits.
By Andy Doyle on 05 January 2017
Most fields that normally have patches killed by flooding this time of year are still perfectly intact following the relatively dry autumn.
By Andy Doyle on 05 January 2017
Use the current slack spell to get your old and new crops records up to date and also to prepare your plan for the spring and autumn ahead.
By Andy Doyle on 29 December 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, it remains important to take care on the farm and on the roads and enjoy the Christmas break after a tough year.
By Andy Doyle on 27 December 2016
With frost returning to the fields after the recent mild spell, we look at the effect of freezing on soil surface and share some winter ploughing tips.
By Andy Doyle on 30 December 2016
Recent rain marks the end of a remarkably dry period - but it could also trigger new challenges from slugs, crows and pigeons?
By Andy Doyle on 15 December 2016
With weather conditions now very reasonable, growers have more options about how to handle volunteer vegetation and catch crops.
By Andy Doyle on 08 December 2016
Tillage farmers who planted catch crops under GLAS can now allow livestock to graze them.
By Thomas Hubert on 03 December 2016
The arrival of December opens the door for winter ploughing and for the burning off of vegetation that will carry diseases and pests to the following crop.
By Andy Doyle on 01 December 2016
The drop in soil temperature has brought the planting season to an end – but it may also bring additional pest pressure from crows and rabbits looking for a handy meal.
By Andy Doyle on 24 November 2016
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