Farm programmes

The latest news and features from the Irish Farmers Journal farm programmes and demonstration farms.

Tillage
Winter barley begins to turn as weather improves
Conor Kehoe
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Tipperary, Galway, and Westmeath as preparations begin for harvest.
 
 
A Wicklow way of arable innovation
A Wicklow way of arable innovation
Wicklow farmer Nigel Gillis talks to Brendan Dunford about his fascination with trying new approaches to build more resilience into his farming system.
Tullamore Farm testing the peas and cereal combi-crop mix
Tullamore Farm testing the peas and cereal combi-crop mix
Kelsey Daly looks at growing a combi-crop mix on Tullamore Farm for high protein silage while reducing the nitrogen input on the farm.
Farm walk: premium and cover crops, slurry and time management in Waterford
Farm walk: premium and cover crops, slurry and time management in Waterford
Premium crops and biodiversity are just two of the topics that will be explored on the Footprint Farmers farm walk next week.
Straight from the 'Horse’s Mouth' in Co Sligo
Straight from the 'Horse’s Mouth' in Co Sligo
“The practical knowledge and experience of farmers is an undervalued and underutilised resource in tackling current challenges like building nature back into farm enterprises” writes Brendan Dunford
Winter barley begins to turn as weather improves
Winter barley begins to turn as weather improves
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Tipperary, Galway, and Westmeath as preparations begin for harvest.
Grain fill underway in winter crops as a harsh wind blows
Grain fill underway in winter crops as a harsh wind blows
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Laois, Wexford, and Derry as growth slows and stress begins to show on crops.
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launchedSPONSORED
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
Halfway point reached in breeding for Tullamore FarmSPONSORED
Halfway point reached in breeding for Tullamore Farm
There have been just over four weeks of breeding completed on Tullamore Farm, with the first 30 heifers bred having been scanned this week.
New technologies helping breeding on Tullamore FarmSPONSORED
New technologies helping breeding on Tullamore Farm
Breeding is progressing nicely on Tullamore Farm, with cows put forward for breeding.
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detectionSPONSORED
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
The recently installed heat and health detection collars on Tullamore Farm have started to make breeding much easier on the farm.
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