Tillage podcast: hot harvest and Department on nitrates
Siobhán Walsh
This week, we focus on harvest. We talk to the Department of Agriculture about nitrates, preview this week’s paper and hear the latest on grain markets and weather.
10 August 2022 News
Boortmalt imposes €12/t energy charge on growers
With the malt harvest in full swing, yield and quality are excellent, but strict protein restrictions are an issue for growers.
10 August 2022 News
Record €700m harvest in heatwave
The 2022 harvest will be worth €170m more than last year, and is the earliest in nearly 40 years.
Moving the goalposts is disrespectful to tillage farmers
It is frustrating for tillage farmers to sit on combines and tractors confused as goalposts move on the specification guidelines.
10 August 2022 Viewpoints
Combining reliability and performance with latest New Holland
After 17 trouble-free seasons with his previous New Holland CX8.60 combine, Mark Holohan decided to upgrade to the latest CX8.80 model for the 2021 season.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
Over 52,000ha of straw going through the chopper
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at good practices surrounding straw incorporation and speaks to two farmers using different types of machines to carry out the job.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
Grain Trends: market steady but with harvest pressure
Weather remains a significant factor in market sentiment, but harvest pressure is dominating for the time being.
10 August 2022 Markets
From the Tramlines: happy farmers as sun shines on harvest
It’s all go with harvest this week as tillage farmers make the most of the good weather.
10 August 2022 From the Tramlines
Harvest up to 65% complete already
Good weather has continued to drive an early and rapid harvest for most growers with exceptional yields to date.
10 August 2022 News
Autumn agreement would lead to smoother harvest
August is no time for negotiating harvest arrangements, but Boortmalt's positive influence on the Irish tillage sector should not be overlooked.
10 August 2022 Dealer
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
10 August 2022 Husbandry
Choppers turned on as straw market sluggish
With demand for straw slow and prices uncertain, farmers are turning choppers on to incorporate straw.
10 August 2022 News