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Soil information for tillage farming from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest tillage farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the tillage farming sector.
While it was difficult to gather results which supported individual trial findings, the authors of the AHDB report are satisfied that soil organic matter amendments do confer real benefits over time.
By Andy Doyle on 28 August 2017
As the promise of an early harvest slips into a late one it is important to use the lulls to get oilseed rape and catch crops planted and to get soils testing done where necessary.
By Andy Doyle on 24 August 2017
While most growers accept the importance of having healthy soil for profitable farming, it is a bigger challenge to explain what exactly healthy is.
By Andy Doyle on 17 August 2017
Andy Doyle looks at whole crop and catch crops as part of this week's tillage management notes.
By Andy Doyle on 13 July 2017
A visit to Clogrennane Lime Ltd showed how burnt lime is produced and how the process intensifies its liming capability.
By Andy Doyle on 10 July 2017
While the Cereals event encompasses a broad range of interests, in this article, Stephen Robb reports on the increasing focus on soil health.
By Contributor on 29 June 2017
The dry spring may have exaggerated the potash deficiency evident on an Index 1 site in spring barley in Wicklow.
By Andy Doyle on 18 May 2017
Many futures markets fell significantly in the past week and this, plus other factors, have affected the sentiment for physical prices.
By Andy Doyle on 30 March 2017
James Maloney and Andy Doyle from the Irish Farmers Journal put six harrows to the test.
By James Maloney on 26 March 2017
Vet fees on live exports cost almost €900,000 in 2016
The money collected from vet inspections goes into the Department of Agriculture's budget, Minister Creed said.
By Amy McShane on 13 March 2017
The ending of the transition arrangement for pig and poultry manures on tillage farms means that growers must ensure that they do not exceed allowed phosphate application levels on their farms.
By Andy Doyle on 09 March 2017
David P Wall and Mark Plunkett of Teagasc Johnstown Castle summarise updates in the Teagasc Green Book.
By Contributor on 09 February 2017
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