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Tillage
Boortmalt scraps energy charge but goes back on moisture bonus
Siobhán Walsh
Boortmalt is the biggest buyer of malt in Ireland and brought in a controversial energy charge this harvest.
Top tips for increasing biodiversity on your farm
Autumn is an important time for wildlife as they prepare for the winter, so it is recommended that farmers hold off hedge cutting until later in the season.
29 September 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: planting, whiskey and what’s in the budget for tillage
On this week’s podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh discuss field work, tillage allocations in the Budget and talk to a head distiller about the importance of Irish barley.
Herbicide sensitivity across the spectrum of grass weeds
The challenges of grass weed control continue to increase as husbandry drives infestation pressure and resistance to herbicides increases. Teagasc' s Vijaya Bhaskar AV reports.
28 September 2022 Husbandry
Your Ploughing solar PV questions answered
Stephen Robb runs through some of the key questions about solar PV systems which were asked at last week's National Ploughing Championships.
28 September 2022 Climate and environment
Atkins Birr to host Pöttinger demo day on Friday
Atkins Farm Machinery, based in Birr, Co Offaly, will host a Pöttinger tillage demo day this Friday 30 September from 11am to 4pm.
28 September 2022 News
Grain Trends: prices lift into another volatility band
Recent currency movements have added to price volatility in grain markets.
28 September 2022 Markets
Tillage Management: temperature drop helps make earlier planting a bit safer
While growers with larger acreages are already planting, waiting until October helps reduce pressures from potential problems like grass weeds and BYDV.
28 September 2022 Husbandry
Planting cereals and harvesting maize and beet
It's all happening on the Tramlines farms this week, from planting winter cereals to harvesting maize and beet.
28 September 2022 From the Tramlines
Origin Enterprises reports revenue growth to €2.3bn
Origin Enterprises has reported a strong financial performance over the last year, despite what it described as “exceptional price volatility” for feed and fertiliser raw materials.
27 September 2022 News
Sinn Féin in favour of incentivising hemp farming
Matt Carthy TD outlined Sinn Féin’s views on a potential hemp sector in Irish farming.
27 September 2022 News
Oat growers of the year announced by Flahavan’s
Two farms took home the award for oat growers of the year in the conventional and organic oats categories.
27 September 2022 News