The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing advice and management information to tillage farmers to enhance crop growth and harvests.

Is wheat the future for the Irish distilling sector?
Conor Kehoe
Diverse domestic grains are being examined to see if they provide an opportunity for the Irish drinks industry in a collaboration between SETU and Teagasc.
The potential to increase the value of Irish protein crops
7 February 2024 Crops
The potential to increase the value of Irish protein crops
Research is ongoing to create new valorisation opportunities for Irish pulses.
To replant or not to replant?
7 February 2024 Crops
To replant or not to replant?
Thin winter crops need to be assessed in the coming weeks before action is taken.
Young Stock Podcast: from Inishowen to Dyson's 37,000ac farm and back again
On this week's Young Stock Podcast, Stephen Robb talks to John Hegarty, area manager with Yara International, about his experiences working in France, the UK and Inishowen.
22 January 2024 Podcast
Irish eating apples – a market opportunity
Stephen Robb paid a visit to the recently established research orchard at Teagasc Oak Park to delve into the dynamics of modern orchards and the substantial potential for apple production in Ireland.
10 January 2024 Climate and environment
2023 - a perfect storm of poor prices, weather and yield in the Tramlines
This week, the From the Tramlines farmers give their highs and lows of an extremely challenging year, Conor Kehoe reports.
1 November 2023 Crops
Potato harvest and cereal planting halted by rain
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Kildare, Wexford, and Westmeath, where harvesting and drilling took place before Storm Babet arrived last week.
25 October 2023 Crops
A lot of work completed, more to do
This week, Conor Kehoe chats to farmers in Dublin, Tipperary, and Carlow, as the pressure is on to plant cereals and harvest forage crops.
18 October 2023 Crops
Planting begins but more dry weather needed
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Down, Galway and Cork where winter barley is beginning to be planted.
11 October 2023 Crops
Patience required for autumn planting season
This week, Conor Kehoe chats to farmers in Kilkenny, Meath and Derry, where land is wet but farmers are remaining positive that a lot of planting can still be done.
4 October 2023 Crops
Herbicides failing to control annual meadow-grass
Leaving annual meadow-grass or grass-weed control until the spring is the least effective control strategy, which may run the risk of resistance onset, writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc.
27 September 2023 Crops
Combining continues as maincrop potato harvest to begin
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Westmeath, Wexford, and Kildare, where potatoes, spring beans and spring oilseed rape are still to be harvested.
27 September 2023 Crops