What will the Tillage Food Vision Group look like?
Siobhán Walsh
The last dedicated tillage group was active in 2017, six years ago. It was formed after a bad harvest weather wise.
23 March 2023 News
Tillage podcast: tillage readers make a difference, grain prices falling
On this week's show we talk about how tillage readers made a difference for the sector and Darren Carty talks about integrating systems.
22 March 2023 Marts
What beet variety will you grow?
Beet will be going into the ground in a couple of weeks. It’s important to see what varieties are out there.
Forage crops could help land access issues
There are many things that can be done to free up land. One is to encourage tillage and livestock farmers to work together to produce forage crops.
22 March 2023 Marts
Time to work together to grow fodder
This week’s focus covers varieties, costs and returns and opportunities for more forage crops to be grown.
22 March 2023 Marts
Department recommends three varieties to grow without cover
The Department will restart trials of maize grown under cover this season and will continue to trial maize planted in the open.
22 March 2023 Marts
How much does it cost to grow maize and beet?
Teagasc carried out crop costs and returns figures for 2023. This article looks at the break down for maize and beet.
22 March 2023 Marts
Tax-free leasing and carbon footprints needed for tillage
This week we publish more opinions and suggestions from tillage farmers on how to support the sector. Thanks to all who have been getting in touch.
22 March 2023 News
Minister to establish a Food Vision tillage group
The Minister for Agriculture is expected to announce the formation of a Food Vision tillage group.
22 March 2023 News
Grain and oilseed prices take a dramatic drop
Grain prices have dropped dramatically over the past few weeks and this week saw a major dip in cereals and oilseeds.
22 March 2023 News
Grain trends: dry wheat hits €256/t in Europe
Grain and oilseed prices were dropping quite dramatically this week. Oilseed rape dropped €26.50/t on Monday and Tuesday alone.
22 March 2023 Markets
Tillage management: spring sowing delayed as rain continues
Tillage farmers are seeing a lot of rain in the forecast at present and there is plenty of work to be done.
22 March 2023 Husbandry