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Harvesting beans and running expensive fridges
Siobhán Walsh
It’s all been happening on the Tramlines farms in recent weeks. Crops are being harvested, planted, seedbeds prepared and potatoes stored.
14 September 2022 From the Tramlines
Preparations underway for the 2023 season
The Tramlines farmers are preparing for the new season and making decisions on varieties and planting.
7 September 2022 From the Tramlines
Preparing for winter planting on the Tramline farms
Beans are being harvested, oilseed rape has been planted and the Tramline farmers are preparing for winter cereal planting.
Oilseed rape area increasing on Tramline farms
Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh chat with the Tramline farmers this week and they're busy harvesting and sowing.
31 August 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: focus turns to planting, but harvest still ongoing
Farmers are getting ready for planting, but there are still cereal and beans crop to be harvested.
24 August 2022 From the Tramlines
Great yields and plenty of crops still to be cut
The Tramlines farmers are happy with crop progress and yields, all three this week are talking about cover crops.
17 August 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: happy farmers as sun shines on harvest
It’s all go with harvest this week as tillage farmers make the most of the good weather.
10 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.
3 August 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.
27 July 2022 From the Tramlines
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