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Tillage podcast: milling wheat, frosty weather for ploughing and BYDV
Siobhán Walsh
On this week’s show the tillage team discuss the frosty weather, opportunities for milling wheat in Ireland and of course grain markets.
7 December 2022 Farm machinery
Agromek 2022: Technopol Yukon liquid fertiliser applicator
Ukrainian manufacturer Technopol showcased its Yukon liquid fertiliser applicator which places liquid fertiliser directly under the crop’s rooting system.
7 December 2022 Farm machinery
Agromek 2022: Danish-built Argo Bag fertiliser bag opener
Danish firm Argo Bag showcased its big fertiliser bag opening unit which makes it easier and safer to open big bags of fertiliser in the spreader.
ACRES applications surge over 35,000
Reports indicate that there could be in the region of 15,000 applications submitted in the final week.
7 December 2022 Schemes
Foliar nitrogen research under way
There are lots of questions about foliar and liquid fertilisers. Some research is under way which will work on getting answers.
6 December 2022 News
Rethink on sensitive areas for pesticide proposals
Reaction from member states is forcing a rethink on the definition of sensitive areas for pesticide use, but nothing has officially changed yet.
5 December 2022 News
Five things to do on World Soil Day
It is World Soil Day on Monday 5 December and we have some tips on how to examine your soil for the day that’s in it.
4 December 2022 News
Listen: anaerobic digestion is just breaking down material in a big tank
Renewables editor Stephen Robb caught up with Stephen Nolan, plant manager with Green Generation, for the Young Stock Podcast.
4 December 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: field work, slurry and 2023 grain prices
On this week’s show, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh talk field work, nitrates rules, potatoes and much more.
1 December 2022 News
Pesticides ban in 2024 ‘too soon’ - Minister Hackett
The Minister of State and Green Party Agriculture spokesperson stated that the timescale around a total ban on pesticides is the only issue.
30 November 2022 News
Scope for energy savings on tillage and drystock farms
In week two of our energy efficiency series, Stephen Robb and Teagasc’s Barry Caslin look at where energy savings can be made on tillage farms.
30 November 2022 News
UK seeks EU derogation for seed potatoes
Since the UK left the EU in 2020, potato seed from Britain has been banned from entering in the EU.
30 November 2022 News