What beet variety will you grow?
Siobhán Walsh
Beet will be going into the ground in a couple of weeks. It’s important to see what varieties are out there.
22 March 2023 Marts
Forage crops could help land access issues
There are many things that can be done to free up land. One is to encourage tillage and livestock farmers to work together to produce forage crops.
22 March 2023 Marts
Time to work together to grow fodder
This week’s focus covers varieties, costs and returns and opportunities for more forage crops to be grown.
How much does it cost to grow maize and beet?
Teagasc carried out crop costs and returns figures for 2023. This article looks at the break down for maize and beet.
22 March 2023 Marts
This week in photos: sowing, ploughing, direct drilling and spreading
Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers sowing Isabel oats, ploughing in preparation for spring barley , direct drilling spring beans, sorting through a harvest of beet and more.
26 February 2023 News
New TAMS list provokes slurry controversy
There is a major change to the slurry equipment eligible for grant aid and some surprises in the new TAMS equipment list.
8 February 2023 Schemes
‘Robust business case’ needed to re-establish sugar beet industry
The landscape has completely changed since Ireland exited sugar production and EU sugar quotas were abolished, Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has said.
24 January 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: looking back at 40 years in tillage
Andy Doyle looks back on 40 years in the tillage sector in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal Tillage Podcast.
5 January 2023 News
Tillage podcast: should farmers be looking into solar and AD?
On this week’s show Siobhán Walsh is joined by Stephen Robb and the pair talk potatoes, winter cereals and renewable energy.
17 November 2022 News
From the Tramlines: a lot planted and more to plant
It’s a busy time on the Tramlines farms and while some have finished planting due to weather, others have more to do.
26 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Reducing protein imports on winter milk farms
Aidan Brennan takes a look at one key step winter milk producers will need to take in order to reduce their carbon footprint
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
Weekend rain hasn’t halted winter planting
Growers in counties Cork, Down and Dublin are hoping to finish planting winter cereals in the next week or so as planting continues apace.
19 October 2022 From the Tramlines