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Stephen Robb
Stephen Robb

Tillage reporter




Ongoing concerns over dry weather in the US, South America, eastern Europe, southern Russia and Australia has helped to hold prices.
By Stephen Robb on 24 May 2018
Aphids are evident on spring crops, while septoria continues to linger on winter wheat canoplies.
By Stephen Robb on 24 May 2018
International markets rallied this week partly in response to dryness concerns in the US, Russia and Australia.
By Stephen Robb on 22 May 2018
This week we revisit growers from Carlow, Tipperary and Donegal.
By Stephen Robb on 24 May 2018
With weeds poised for rapid growth this spring and with a shorter spraying window, knowing what weeds your dealing with in the fields is essential. Writes Stephen Robb
By Stephen Robb on 24 May 2018
Some parts of the country received up to 35mm of rain on Monday, while others received none. With a largely settled week ahead, this will pave the way for the last of the spring planting to be completed.
By Stephen Robb on 21 May 2018
This weekend, Donegal’s Proper Job Macra Na Feirme club pulled a Massey Ferguson 35 44km, from Donegal town to Raphoe, all in the name of charity.
By Stephen Robb on 20 May 2018
A report published this week found that current exposure levels to glyphosate residues are not expected to pose a risk to human or animal health.
By Stephen Robb on 18 May 2018
Solar panels are considered one of the more convenient renewable energy technologies as they can often be installed on existing infrastructure including dwellings, livestock sheds or potato stores.
By Stephen Robb on 24 May 2018
Barley, beet, maize, vegetables and potatoes are all being progressed as the weather settles at last.
By Stephen Robb on 17 May 2018
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