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Tillage
Who will be the oat grower of the year?
Siobhán Walsh
Flahavan’s has launched a new competition to determine the oat grower of the year from its suppliers.
12 August 2022 News
FAO food price index falls again
FAO food price index falls again, but levels still remain well ahead of where they were this time last year.
10 August 2022 Husbandry
Good conditions drive harvest progress
The ongoing dry and hot spell of weather has accelerated harvest progress and some growers are already finished cutting cereals
Managing mixed grassweed populations with herbicide resistance
The Teagasc grassweed survey found single fields with resistance in multiple species. In this article, Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar A.V addresses the challenge of coping with different situations through this case study.
10 August 2022 Husbandry
Crop rotation and idle land obligations suspended for 2023
In an effort to increase grain production in the EU, the Commission is proposing a temporary suspension of GAEC 7 and 8 obligations for 2023.
22 July 2022 News
Initial NI barley yields down on 2021
It is still early days for the grain harvest in NI, but yields appear to be back on 2021
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Dairy and meat index increase
Lower cereal prices mean a drop in the overall food price index for June but dairy and meat increases continue
13 July 2022 News
Food production crashes in 2022
The EU has just published a report suggesting food production will be back in 2022 despite record prices for milk, beef, cereals and lamb.
13 July 2022 Global trade
High farmgate milk prices set to remain over coming months – report
There will be no seasonal decrease in the prices paid for farmers’ milk, the EU outlook said.
11 July 2022 News
Preparing for the changes ahead
With harvesting already under way, it is essential that the details of all new obligations be made clear in the next few weeks as 2023 begins now for tillage farmers.
6 July 2022 Crops
Callan to present the latest from Einbock
PJ Callan will have Einbock’s latest P-Box- STI Speedtronic with plastic tank on show at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show alongside the Grass Manager harrow.
6 July 2022 News
Dempsey at Large: farming events back in full swing
We should, in my view, be aware of what a well-governed State with strong institutions can achieve and the damage and misery that can be inflicted if these are absent.
6 July 2022 Viewpoints