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Machinery
John Deere S7 combine set for UK debut at Cereals
Gary Abbott
John Deere will present its new S7 Series combine along with its other new wares at the Cereals 2024 event in Bedfordshire on 11-12 June.
15 May 2024 News
My Farming Week: Jonathan Kelly, Magilligan, Co Derry
Beef and tillage farmer, Jonathan Kelly, is busy getting the last of his spring crops planted and is undertaking several endurance sporting events.
15 May 2024 News
Planting continues on tillage farms
A survey of agronomists across the country has shown that there are still plenty of crops to be planted, but spraying is generally up to date.
Horsch to debut two new Sprinter drills to Cereals
The German manufacturer will showcase two new models of tine seed drills - the Sprinter 6.25 SL and the Sprinter 12.25 SC - for the first time at the Cereals show.
15 May 2024 News
Spike in sales of spring barley seed
Demand for spring barley seed has seen a marked increase in sales, as arable farmers finally make progress with planting.
Getting the goods in the ground with Grimme
Growing over 300 acres of potatoes, Gary Abbott caught up with Co Meath-based Meade Farm, to find out more about its Grimme GB 215 two-row belt planter as well as the planting process.
1 May 2024 l2
Digital data: how new technologies can help growers make better decisions
Conor Kehoe, Irish Farmers Journal tillage reporter and PhD student at UCD, provides an overview of his research on digitisation in crop production as part of a European project.
1 May 2024 News
One-third of farmers spend at least six days per year on CAP paperwork
A survey carried out by the European Commission received close to 27,000 replies from farmers across Europe.
16 April 2024 News
Output price index increases for February - CSO
The monthly terms of trade increased by 2.1% in February 2024.
15 April 2024 News
Alpego’s Jet-X is just the drill for Meath tillage farmer
Gary Abbott visited Meath tillage farmer, Frank Eivers, to find out how his Alpego 3m Jet-X one-pass drill combination is performing as it enters its third season.
10 April 2024 Farm machinery
In pictures: Claas puts long-term investment into UK and Irish market
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to visit Claas UK’s new state-of-the-art headquarters, meet new Irish faces in the company and report on a big investment in a soon-to-be launched online portal.
3 April 2024 News
Looking to the past for solutions to the climate challenge facing farmers
It is fascinating to observe how scientists are looking both to the past and to the future to answer how farmers are going to feed the world, writes Joe Healy, a director of Self Help Africa.
3 April 2024 News