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From the Tramlines: happy farmers as sun shines on harvest
Siobhán Walsh
It’s all go with harvest this week as tillage farmers make the most of the good weather.
10 August 2022 Husbandry
Good conditions drive harvest progress
The ongoing dry and hot spell of weather has accelerated harvest progress and some growers are already finished cutting cereals
3 August 2022 Schemes
ACRES: the measures which farmers will be paid for
Darren Carty takes a look at some of the measures farmers will be required to carry out under the new ACRES. Payment rates under the scheme are expected to be published soon.
From the Tramlines: rain halts harvesting in broken weather
This year’s harvest is at very different stages in counties Carlow, Meath and Derry, writes Andy Doyle.
3 August 2022 From the Tramlines
Harvest output appears to be improving as it progresses
As harvest progresses there are signs that yields are improving across most of the crops harvested to date.
3 August 2022 Husbandry
Harvesting, straw and stubbles dominate workload for the week ahead
Harvesting progress has been helped by the excellent weather with winter oilseed rape and oats also likely to go under the blade this week weather permitting.
20 July 2022 Husbandry
Fertiliser and feed savings from fodder and catch crops
Fodder crops have many advantages from providing extra fodder on farm to saving nutrients.
6 July 2022 Fodder
What fodder and catch crop options are out there?
Siobhán Walsh shares a quick guide to some of the fodder and catch crops which farmers might consider growing this season.
6 July 2022 Fodder
Catch crops recovered up to 64kg N/ha on Signpost farms
Catch crops were sampled for yield and nitrogen uptake on the Teagasc Signpost farms in December.
1 July 2022 News
What is farm sustainability?
For something to be sustainable it has to cover all aspects of sustainability from economics to environment to social.
On farm with the soil farmer of the year
This mixed farmer is doing some simple things that work on his farm and are making a big difference from clover establishment to animal health.
15 June 2022 Sustainability
Tillage podcast: growing fodder for livestock, markets and weather
There is plenty of work to be done on tillage farms as unsettled weather has delayed spraying of some crops.
9 June 2022 News