Farm Programmes
In pictures: hive of activity across the Footprint Farms as the weather improves
Ellen Durkin
Sunny spells across the Footprint Farms have meant crops have got their final fungicide, as well as single farm payments and SCEP applications being submitted.
From the Tramlines: planting finishes in dry conditions
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Galway, Cork, and Down as planting finishes up.
24 May 2023 News
Farmer Writes: improved weather brings a flurry of field activity
The greatly improved weather has brought a flurry of field activity and hopefully the current damp and warm soil could make up for some of the lost time, Gerald Potterton writes.
Tillage Management: Disease, beet sprays and BISS applications
Drier weather is helping to slow down disease in crops, but it’s busy for tillage farmers. BISS applications should be a priority this week.
24 May 2023 Crops
Accompany the Agronomist: sowing, spraying and minding stressed crops
Last Thursday, the Irish Farmers Journal headed to Wexford to walk crops with George Blackburn of Cooney Furlong Grain as part of the Accompany the Agronomist series.
24 May 2023 News
Tillage TAMS now open for applications
The Tillage Capital Investment Scheme is now open for applications. Applicants will be eager to submit their paperwork, as the scheme is one of the last to open.
23 May 2023 News
New research facility focusing on adding value to Irish grain
Lisa Ryan reports on the new facility in Teagasc, Oak Park, which is working on adding value to Irish grain.
23 May 2023 News
Farmer Writes: silage 2023 meant pulling an all-nighter
The first cut of James Strain's red clover silage has gotten underway with 60 bales made from five acres.
22 May 2023 Farmer Writes
Save the date for Crops and cover crop cultivations this June
There will be all sorts of machinery on display and we'll talk seedbeds, cultivation methods and all things cover crops on the day.
21 May 2023 News
Farm to fork - UK style
Leaders of farming, processing, retail and politics meet in Downing Street to tackle food price inflation, empty shelves and picking fruit in the fields
19 May 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in Co Wexford
Hear how crops are looking in Co Wexford, as well as all the latest tillage news and what’s in this week’s paper.
18 May 2023 News
Sunshine brings great growth to crops
This week, Conor Kehoe catches up with farmers in Meath, Derry and Kilkenny.