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From the Tramlines: happy farmers as sun shines on harvest
Siobhán Walsh
It’s all go with harvest this week as tillage farmers make the most of the good weather.
3 August 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: rain halts harvesting in broken weather
This year’s harvest is at very different stages in counties Carlow, Meath and Derry, writes Andy Doyle.
27 July 2022 From the Tramlines
Drying grain, cutting OSR and lifting spuds
If you’re near the tramlines this week it’s a very busy view, as farmers juggle the massive workload of the harvest.
Mixed yield reports as harvest now in full swing
From grain yields and straw prices to stubble cultivation, the Tramlines farmers will keep you informed on how the harvest is progressing.
20 July 2022 From the Tramlines
Harvest starts and break crops show their worth
Harvest has started in this week’s From the Tramlines, but it is still early for yield reports.
13 July 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: rain stalls work in Derry, while harvest is upon others
There are very different stories from farmers this week. Some are preparing for harvest, while rain is stopping work for others.
6 July 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: rain welcome, but ramularia high in winter barley
Rain was welcomed at the weekend as some crops were in need of moisture. Very few crops have fell with the rain so far.
29 June 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: 100mm of rain in Donegal as harvest nears in Leinster
This week we speak to growers in counties Laois, Donegal and Wexford and there is a big difference between crops across the country.
22 June 2022 From the Tramlines
Weather allows spraying to finish up
The weather has become more settled and allowed farmers to get out to spray some of the final fungicides this week.
15 June 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: maize, beet and spring cereals all on the agenda
The Tramlines farmers are up to date with work and are watching out for some dry days to keep it that way with spring crops to be sprayed.
8 June 2022 Crops
Weather has been changeable, but work is up-to-date.
The weather has been very changeable over the past two weeks, but the Tramlines farmers are-up to-date with work, writes Siobhán Walsh.
1 June 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: mild and damp weather perfect for crops
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Laois, Wexford and Donegal, where the return of mild, damp weather is helping with crop development.
25 May 2022 Crops