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Andy Doyle
Andy Doyle

Tillage editor

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01 419 9531

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087 256 7005

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adoyle@farmersjournal.ie


Andy Doyle is Tillage Editor at the Irish Farmers Journal since he joined in 1990. Prior to joining the Farmers Journal he worked in crop research at University College Dublin having completed his B. Agr. Sc and M. Agr. Sc. Degrees in the late 1970s. In his role as Tillage Editor he is forced to keep abreast of technical, policy, market and other matters relating to the tillage sector. He is an active member of the Irish Tillage and Land Use Society and serves on its Council. He is also a member of the Crops and Energy Commodity Stakeholder Group in Teagasc and was involved in the production of the Tillage Sector Development Plan 2012 and many of the sub-groups that were formed to help guide that plan.

We must hope that weather conditions enable the completion of harvesting of ripe crops in the days ahead
By Andy Doyle on 22 September 2017
There is little in terms of news on the supply side that will help grain prices, but the ending of harvest pressure is bringing a stronger tone to the market.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
We must hope that weather conditions enable the completion of harvesting of ripe crops in the days ahead.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
Local environmental issues may be best dealt with by using solutions suited to the challenges of each local community.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
The loss of IPU for grass weed control in winter cereals will mean pre-emergence spraying, higher cost and the need for help using cultural controls.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
Real farm numbers show that better averages are possible and that attention to detail will help to pull up yield averages.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
Any remaining winter rape should really be sown by the end of this week to give it a fair chance, Andy Doyle writes.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
This is our fifth year of price levels that leave no joy or margin in cereal production, writes Andy Doyle.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
Native market sentiment strengthening somewhat, as harvest selling pressure comes to an end.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
A very disagreeable end to the 2017 grain harvest sees crops remaining to be harvested and a lot of straw to be baled and removed ahead of winter planting.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
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