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Management information for tillage farming from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing advice and management information to tillage farmers to enhance profitability.
Winter crops planting must now get under way whenever ground conditions are good enough but straw remains an obstacle in some fields.
By Andy Doyle on 05 October 2017
Ground conditions are variable at present, but good in some areas. Complete winter barley planting first and move on to wheat and oats, writes Andy Doyle.
By Andy Doyle on 28 September 2017
Planting of winter cereals must now get under way across most of the country but straw may still be a priority for many growers.
By Andy Doyle on 28 September 2017
We must hope that weather conditions enable the completion of harvesting of ripe crops in the days ahead
By Andy Doyle on 22 September 2017
We must hope that weather conditions enable the completion of harvesting of ripe crops in the days ahead.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
Real farm numbers show that better averages are possible and that attention to detail will help to pull up yield averages.
By Andy Doyle on 21 September 2017
Any remaining winter rape should really be sown by the end of this week to give it a fair chance, Andy Doyle writes.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
This is our fifth year of price levels that leave no joy or margin in cereal production, writes Andy Doyle.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
A very disagreeable end to the 2017 grain harvest sees crops remaining to be harvested and a lot of straw to be baled and removed ahead of winter planting.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
Variety choice plays an important role in profitable farming but machinery choices can have a far bigger effect.
By Andy Doyle on 14 September 2017
While many growers are now finished, there is still a lot of harvesting to be done in some of the later areas of counties and especially towards the midlands, west, northwest and northern counties.
By Andy Doyle on 07 September 2017
Broken weather is once again making the completion of harvest and the removal of straw very difficult and sowing of oilseed rape and catch crops is now critical.
By Andy Doyle on 07 September 2017
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