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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.

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Kerry farms on show on ITLUS trip
Siobhán Walsh
Two farms will be visited on this year’s summer field day, along with Munster Technological University.
 
 
Tillage Management: aphids, final fungicides and planting
Tillage Management: aphids, final fungicides and planting
Some tillage farmers are still planting, while others are moving onto controlling aphids and weeds in spring cereals.
Tricky season means plenty of tricky decisions
Tricky season means plenty of tricky decisions
There are a lot of decisions to be made in both winter and spring crops at present from aphicides to fungicides, writes Siobhán Walsh.
Grain Trends: prices soaring in recent weeks
Grain Trends: prices soaring in recent weeks
Grain markets are looking positive at present. Weather is affecting markets, as crop conditions come into focus.
Grain Trends: upward price trend continues
Grain Trends: upward price trend continues
Grain markets are currently on an upward trend, as weather affects crops around the world.
Cereal planting nearing completion
Cereal planting nearing completion
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Wexford, and Laois as the planting focus turns to maize and vegetables.
Awns emerge on winter barley as planting continues
Awns emerge on winter barley as planting continues
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Kilkenny, Meath and Waterford, as spring planting continues between the showers.
Net loss of €173/ha through use of Supersoil fertiliser - Teagasc
Net loss of €173/ha through use of Supersoil fertiliser - Teagasc
A recent organic spring oats trial has shown no improvement in crop yields where Supersoil was used in comparison to a trial plot receiving zero fertiliser.
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in sunny Waterford
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in sunny Waterford
On this week’s show, we chat to a Waterford farmer and have a report on crops across the country from agronomists.
Cereal planting nearing completion
Cereal planting nearing completion
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Wexford, and Laois as the planting focus turns to maize and vegetables.
Pedigree cattle and pollinators in Kildare
Pedigree cattle and pollinators in Kildare
The Pollinators EIP Project is a valuable reminder of the role farmers play in integrating biodiversity into farming practice, writes Brendan Dunford.
Tullamore Farm update: collars simplifying heat detection
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.
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urgedSPONSORED
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urged
Heightened risks of soil and slurry contamination in first-cut grass silage after the wet winter will require extra vigilance with silage making this season, an expert is urging.
Irish beef sales in Britain still growingSPONSORED
Irish beef sales in Britain still growing
Bord Bia meat and organics market specialist Seán Deane reports that Irish beef sales in Britain continued to grow in the first two months of 2024, building on last year's strong performance.
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBaleSPONSORED
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBale
In Clogheen, Co Tipperary, Thomas Moloney, alongside his father Jim, has been steering the family business through the evolving landscape of Irish agriculture for over six decades.
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farmSPONSORED
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farm
DURA² fencing provided John Paul Bennett and his wife Laura with a durable and environmentally friendly fencing solution for their home and farm.
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