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France using human urine as crop fertiliser
Barry Murphy
French agricultural researchers report that early trials using human urine as a fertiliser on crops are showing positive results.
12 May 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: in the fields, blight warnings and mixed crop scheme
This week Stephen Robb and Andy Doyle take a look at how crops are doing in the south, key crop management tips, the new mixed-crop scheme, blight warnings and grain markets.
11 May 2022 News
Harvest wheat price pushes past €390/t
Tightening wheat supply globally is the main driver for continuously increasing grain and feed prices.
Steketee introduces self-steering frame option for all mechanical hoes
Lemken has just introduced the Steketee ‘EC-Steer’, a parallel steering frame which converts any existing hoe to joystick or camera-guided steering through being mounted between the tractor and hoe.
11 May 2022 News
2022 Arable April photo competition winners
This year’s winners of the Arable April photo competition have been announced.
11 May 2022 News
Protein-Cereal Mix Crop Aid Scheme to pay €150/ha
A minimum payment rate of €300/ha will still be paid for protein crops, such as beans.
9 May 2022 News
Warning of potato blight conditions from Met Éireann
The State weather forecaster says that crop spraying chances will be limited over the next 24 hours.
6 May 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: IFJ during COVID, aphids, nitrates and leaf analysis
This week on the tillage podcast, Stephen Robb is joined in studio by Andy Doyle and Siobhan Walsh to discuss producing a paper during COVID-19 lockdowns, aphids, nitrates and leaf analysis.
5 May 2022 News
Barley offers for harvest up €17/t in past three weeks
Tightness in supply coupled with weather issues continue to drive grain prices for the time being.
4 May 2022 News
A drive for self-fertilising crops
Imagine having a number of crops in the rotation that did not require nitrogen fertilisation. Pipe dream or a realistic ambition?
2 May 2022 News
Timing and nutrition on the agenda in Co Louth
Spray timings and nutrition were on the agenda at a crop walk held at the Drummonds trial site with Teagasc earlier this week.
29 April 2022 Climate and environment
Tillage podcast: crops in need of moisture, plus new chemistry in the pipeline
This week, Stephen, Siobhan and Andy ask if lack of moisture is beginning to cause issues for crops, the new range of potato chemistry in the pipeline and the fodder and food security committee.
28 April 2022 News