Average loss of €5,000 where winter crops not planted
Siobhán Walsh
Dr Fiona Thorne gave a rundown on tillage farm incomes at the Irish Tillage and Land Use Society’s winter conference.
7 December 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: US expert talks crop insurance and grain markets
On this week’s Tillage Podcast, we talk to a leading agricultural economist about grain marketing and farming in the US.
6 December 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: AHDB outlook negative for grains and oilseeds
The AHDB held its Grain Market Outlook Conference last week and there was a negative outlook on grain and oilseed prices.
Tillage Management: unharvested crop inspections and pesticide advice
Farmers are being visited by inspectors at present and unharvested crops need to remain in place until inspections are complete.
6 December 2023 Husbandry
Red clover silage hitting quality in Roscommon
Soil fertility had to be improved where red clover was being planted on the farm. The red clover is contributing to feed and fertiliser use reductions.
6 December 2023 Signpost Programme
Increasing yields, saving fertiliser and protecting water and habitats
Darren Allen is making simple changes which making a big difference to his farm’s profits and environmental sustainability.
6 December 2023 News
Is your pesticide adviser registered?
Receiving proper advice on crop management is essential and is also required under pesticide rules.
5 December 2023 News
Have you taken the grain trading survey?
The grain trading survey hopes to compile readers' answers and thoughts to inform our coverage and tailor it to beneficial topics.
3 December 2023 News
IFJ Junior: Supporting Irish vegetable growers and producers
It is very important that we support Irish growers and producers by buying Irish and buying in season.
Tillage Podcast: pesticide rules, income drop and decline in tillage area
On this week’s show, we have a chat with a pesticide researcher and look at the drop in income in 2023 and decline in tillage area over the past 15 years.
30 November 2023 News
Tillage farmers reaching 98.5% nitrogen use efficiency
Recent figures from the Teagasc National Farm Survey show that tillage farms have a high nitrogen use efficiency.
29 November 2023 News
Tillage farmer representatives 'disappointed' with Tirlán CEO's remarks
Tillage farmer representatives have said they are disappointed in the comments made by the Tirlán CEO.
29 November 2023 News