BETTER crops update: Precision farming doesn’t necessarily mean tech
With the current round of the Teagasc BETTER farm crops programme due to finish this year, Stephen Robb caught up with one of the participants, Derek Keeling.
Support for Irish grain needed
Irish Grain Growers has called on Ornua, Bord Bia, dairy co-ops, and Boortmalt to step up their support for domestic grain production
BETTER crops update: farm future proofing with the help of precision tech
In our final of our series on the Teagasc BETTER Crop Programme, we visit Kevin Nolan Co Carlow who joined programme in 2015. Stephen Robb Reports.
Focus on husbandry that decreases pressure on pesticides
The challenge in tillage farming must be to achieve higher and more consistent output alongside decreased dependence on pesticides.