Cereal prices projected to drop by one third in 2023
Anne O'Donoghue
The price of both cereals and milk is expected to drop significantly in 2023, with pig prices up 22%.
8 December 2023 News
Weekend weather: unsettled, wet and breezy
Met Éireann has said that the outlook for this weekend will be unsettled, with wet and breezy weather at times, but with above average temperatures.
7 December 2023 News
Protein Aid Scheme payments issue to farmers
The rate for this year has been set at €583/ha for beans, peas, lupins and soya, with a half rate payment of €291.50/ha for the protein cereal mix.
My Farming Week: Paudie Hanafin, The Spa, Tralee, Co Kerry
Paudie and Mary grow a variety of vegetables; the conditions for harvesting in Kerry these past few weeks have been very challenging for them.
6 December 2023 News
Increasing yields, saving fertiliser and protecting water and habitats
Darren Allen is making simple changes which making a big difference to his farm’s profits and environmental sustainability.
6 December 2023 News
Tillage Management: unharvested crop inspections and pesticide advice
Farmers are being visited by inspectors at present and unharvested crops need to remain in place until inspections are complete.
6 December 2023 Husbandry
Is your pesticide adviser registered?
Receiving proper advice on crop management is essential and is also required under pesticide rules.
5 December 2023 News
Have you taken the grain trading survey?
The grain trading survey hopes to compile readers' answers and thoughts to inform our coverage and tailor it to beneficial topics.
3 December 2023 News
IFJ Junior: Supporting Irish vegetable growers and producers
It is very important that we support Irish growers and producers by buying Irish and buying in season.
Tillage Podcast: pesticide rules, income drop and decline in tillage area
On this week’s show, we have a chat with a pesticide researcher and look at the drop in income in 2023 and decline in tillage area over the past 15 years.
30 November 2023 News
Cereal area falls by 20% in 15 years
A decline in tillage area means more carbon emissions from agriculture, according to Siobhán Walsh.
29 November 2023 News
Five tips for grazing forage crops over winter
Where farmers plan on outwintering cattle on crops such as kale, outlined are five tips to grazing management.
25 November 2023 Management