UK wheat exports hit 40-month high
Siobhán Walsh
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board have stated that UK wheat exports hit a 40-month high in January.
12 March 2023 News
Impact of shallow cultivation measure on bird species is to be examined
The research project to run for five years will begin later this year in 2023.
11 March 2023 News
Quicker cleaning and new nozzle bodies for Fendt Rogator
Fendt has updated its self-propelled Rogator sprayers for 2023, with improved boom stability, electro-pneumatic nozzle bodies and a new system to reduce cleaning times.
The switch to urea on tillage farms
As fertiliser prices remain high, tillage farmers may find value in urea this season. However, this comes with some caution.
1 March 2023 Soils
Improving N use efficiency on tillage farms
Don Somers (tillage farmer), John Pettit and Mark Plunkett (Teagasc, Johnstown Castle) outline how tillage farmers can improve their nitrogen use efficiency.
1 February 2023 Fertilizers
What varieties will you grow this spring?
Choosing a variety that suits your system and can help to cut inputs is essential. Take time to study the lists.
25 January 2023 Crops
Agromek 2022: Technopol Yukon liquid fertiliser applicator
Ukrainian manufacturer Technopol showcased its Yukon liquid fertiliser applicator which places liquid fertiliser directly under the crop’s rooting system.
7 December 2022 Farm machinery
Workshop wants some milling capacity restored
A research project called Protein-i wants to see milled Irish products from wheat, barely, oats and peas deliver Irish-grown plant protein to human diets.
7 December 2022 Crops
Tillage soils show impressively high carbon levels
Any remaining tillage fields were sampled for soil carbon after harvest and the results are back.
7 December 2022 Footprint Farmers
Lively potato conference tells of progress and concerns
This year’s potato conference was moved from spring to post harvest to avoid a clash with the World Potato Congress, which took place in Ireland earlier this year.
30 November 2022 Crops
What to expect in a Young Farmers Scheme inspection
There are two main parts to an inspection – a land eligibility inspection and examining compliance with scheme requirements.
11 November 2022 Schemes
Cleaning up or tidying up winter rape crops
Weed control is important in oilseed rape and it is important to pay particular heed to good grass weed control.
19 October 2022 Husbandry