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Home Farm: harvest progresses well
Matt Dempsey
Even though I have heard of oats being harvested locally, ours I reckon is still some way off.
13 July 2022 Viewpoints
Home Farm: harvest gets underway
I have sold the straw, some for the standard commercial market and a small portion for the equine sector.
9 June 2022 News
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.
Tillage Management: plenty of work to be done
Unsettled weather has made it difficult to get work done, but more settled weather is reported to be on the way.
8 June 2022 Husbandry
Weather has been changeable, but work is up-to-date.
The weather has been very changeable over the past two weeks, but the Tramlines farmers are-up to-date with work, writes Siobhán Walsh.
1 June 2022 Crops
Niall Deacon, Ballinlug, Killane, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Niall is a sheep and tillage farmer in the sunny south-east, however his stock always come first in the mornings.
1 June 2022 News
Tillage area increases by over 6% in 2022
The increase in area was no doubt helped by the Tillage Incentive Scheme launched in March of this year.
26 May 2022 News
In The Fields: the makings of a bountiful harvest
In recent years I have come to associate cold springs with higher yield potential and I hope that this one can deliver once again.
11 May 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: wet and windy May spurs hope for good harvest
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Meath, Carlow and Derry, where crops are developing well with the help of moisture and milder temperatures.
11 May 2022 Crops
Protein-Cereal Mix Crop Aid Scheme to pay €150/ha
A minimum payment rate of €300/ha will still be paid for protein crops, such as beans.
9 May 2022 News
Rain allows crops to shine and impress
Rain was welcome in crops over the weekend and helped to boost growth and allow weeds to emerge.
4 May 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: rain welcomed in most areas
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Dublin, Down and Cork where the arrival of rain has been welcomed. However, more is needed in some areas.
4 May 2022 Crops