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Machinery
Amazone buys into start-up AgXeed
Gary Abbott
The Amazone Group has strengthened its commitment to Dutch start-up AgXeed BV following a recent investment in the company. Claas, among other investors, is also involved with the company.
8 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: the shallow rule
This week, Gerald Potterton considers changes to cultivation rules under the Nitrates Action Programme.
1 June 2022 Letters
Letter regarding the new seven day cultivation rule
"I think whoever dreamed up this scheme never thought of the farmers' view." - Name and details with the editor.
Lemken and Krone combine to demonstrate autonomous system
Combined Powers is a joint project between Lemken and Krone and involves an autonomous tractor concept which was showcased in the field last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
25 May 2022 Farm machinery
Overseeding options for boosting paddock productivity
Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney outline some of the overseeding options available on the Irish market.
13 April 2022 Farm machinery
Reseeding in 2022: what you need to know
Events in Ukraine are impacting on farming decisions in Ireland writes Aidan Brennan. What impact will the war have on reseeding?
15 March 2022 Reseeding
Where to next for willow and miscanthus?
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) believes energy crops such as willow and miscanthus have a role to play in decarbonising the heat sector .
15 March 2022 Crops
Hemp an alternative on lands targeted for rewetting
Hemp Co-op Ireland is looking for industrial hemp to be taken out of the Misuse of Drugs Act and put into agriculture, so that funding can be secured from the Department.
24 February 2022 News