Tillage farming

The latest tillage news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all crops and growing news developments in the tillage farming sector.

Tillage management: planting season is back again
With most land still in good condition for planting, it will be difficult to avoid sowing difficult land in the coming weeks as weather conditions look satisfactory into the first week of October.
Tillage management: Harvest still wrapping up as sowing continues
Now is a good time to secure the vast majority of your variety seed requirements for the coming season.
IFA potato report: consumer demand improves this week
IFA potato market report 15 September 2021.
US maize harvest revised upwards
The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) raised its projections for global maize production.
From the Tramlines: spring beans slow to mature in the north
This week, Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Down, Derry and Kerry where growers are waiting for the spring bean harvest to begin.
From the Tramlines: harvest wrapped up by the weekend
Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Tipperary, Donegal and Wexford where the harvest has largely wrapped up and the focus is turning to 2022’s crops
Questioning the sustainability of nitrates proposals
Tillage farmers face challenges under new nitrates proposals. Andy Doyle, Stephen Robb and Siobhán Walsh report.
Organic manures - the ultimate investment for tillage land
Organic manures bring short- and long-term benefits, especially on worn tillage land. Andy Doyle reports.
Watch: Dairylink participant Richard Marshall's virtual farm walk and talk
Richard Marshall and his father John are dairy farming to a high level on the outskirts of Omagh, Co Tyrone.
Tight calving paying dividends in Tyrone
A compact calving period has allowed Richard Marshall to fully exploit the potential of his herd
Watch: Dairylink participant Richard Marshall's virtual farm walk and talk
Richard Marshall and his father John are dairy farming to a high level on the outskirts of Omagh, Co Tyrone.
From the Tramlines: spring beans slow to mature in the north
This week, Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Down, Derry and Kerry where growers are waiting for the spring bean harvest to begin.
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Maxol Lubricants and the Cork West plough team
To celebrate the start of this year’s Ploughing, we chat with the West Cork plough team, proudly sponsored by Maxol Lubricants, to find out what drives them to compete at this great event each year.
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Always ask yourself: are you sure it’s safe?
As the season changes and as winter conditions approach, Michael Murray, public safety manager with ESB Networks, is asking farmers to remain vigilant around the farm.
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Challenging times: farmers are under siege
Resilience in the face of continued adversity, farmers always find a way.
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OEM apprenticeships offering employers and learners exciting new opportunities
There is a huge level of interest and demand for apprenticeships in all business sectors in Ireland right now, as learners and companies see the massive benefits of futureproofing their chosen sector.
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