Farmer fears as Lough Funshinagh floodwaters rise
Kelsey Daly
Councillor Laurence Fallon and local farmer Padraig Beattie talk about the current situation they are faced with on the ground in south Roscommon.
1 November 2023 Farm machinery
Italian mulchers key to specialist Wicklow plant hire business
Specialising in forestry management, M&S Ryan Plant Hire Ltd made the move to FAE hydraulic and PTO driven mulchers in 2017 and haven’t looked back since. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
11 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Two-pronged approach to soft rush control
When controlling rushes, farmers need to take action above and below ground to get an effective kill.
Dempsey at Large: Drainage in Kerry
The actual principle of effective arterial drainage is being challenged.
30 August 2023 Viewpoints
When is rewetting not rewetting?
"I dislike the term rewetting. It’s not rewetting, it is lifting the water table," Teagasc's Gary Lanigan said last week.
19 July 2023 Dealer
Five tips for reseeding grassland
Soil moisture levels have recovered and once weather conditions turn for the better, there will be opportunities to reseed underperforming grass swards.
15 July 2023 Management
Last call for farmers' say on hedgerow removal rules consultation
Submissions to the public consultation on hedgerow removal and land drainage rules will close this Monday 10 July.
10 July 2023 News
Drainage act changes could flood 240,000ha of farmland – minister
There were heated exchanges in the Seanad this week as Sinn Féin proposed that rivers should be allowed to flood naturally, even if impacting farmland.
5 July 2023 News
Land drainage systems put under review
Patrick Tuohy from Teagasc Moorepark, highlights some of the key messages when it comes to land drainage.
3 July 2023 Moorepark
Triton tine drill makes first Irish show appearance
Triton tine drills were first imported into the country last autumn, and made its first Irish show appearance at the Crops and Cover Crop Cultivations event in Oakpark last week.
28 June 2023 Farm machinery
Emissions from drained peat grasslands 60% lower - Teagasc report
The findings could have major implications for the proposed EU nature restoration law.
28 June 2023 News
Over 1,000 land work screening applications made in last 12 years
Works which include hedgerow removals and drainage must be screened by the Department if they exceed thresholds set out in law.
26 June 2023 News