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EU nature restoration law unfair burden on 'thousands of farmers' - INHFA
Rachel Donovan
The INHFA outlined their concerns on the proposed Nature Restoration Regulation in Brussels this week.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Impressed by contractor work in New Zealand
Zac Elkin from Craigantlet in Co Down is currently working on a dairy farm in the Canterbury foothills of New Zealand.
2 November 2022 News
Pöttinger adds knife roller option to Terradisc T range
Pöttinger has added the option of a new front knife roller to its Terradisc range. This range includes the 4001 T (4m), 5001 T (5m) and 6001 T (6m) trailed models.
Lynx to distribute Düvelsdorf in Ireland
Lynx Engineering Ireland has been appointed by Düvelsdorf as the sole distributor of the company’s range of equipment for Ireland.
26 October 2022 News
Watch: Väderstad grows 25% in 12 months despite challenges in key markets
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Germany to check out the latest innovations from Vaderstad, which included new cultivation and seeding equipment.
26 October 2022 Farm machinery
Farmers can grow moss and graze buffalo on rewet land – EU
The European Union has proposed that on rewet farmed peatlands, farmers could find opportunity in “blueberry and cranberry cultivation”.
20 October 2022 News
Atkins showcases latest Pöttinger kit
Atkins Machinery Birr held a Pöttinger working demonstration day in Offaly last week, showcasing the latest in cultivation and seeding kit from the Austrian manufacturer.
5 October 2022 News
Earthworm populations indicate soil health
Biological activity within soils has benefits for soil structure, organic matter levels, water infiltration and plant growth.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Reseeding grazing swards in Co Derry
Clement Lynch has just finished reseeding part of the grazing block on his Co Derry sheep plan.
14 September 2022 NI Sheep Programme
Department clarifies slurry and stubble rules
The Department of Agriculture has outlined where and how slurry spreading may be permitted past the new earlier autumn deadlines.
7 September 2022 News
Time to get winter oilseed rape planted
Planting of winter rape is well underway in much of the country while spring cereal harvesting is really only getting going in northern counties
31 August 2022 Husbandry
Catch crop establishment: what are the options?
With the harvest well wrapped in many parts of the country, the focus of many farmers has been turned to sowing catch crops, Gary Abbott looks at some of the suitable establishment methods and costs.
17 August 2022 Farm machinery