Weekly Podcast: weanlings, ash dieback and genotyping
Amy Forde
On this week’s podcast, we discuss the weanling trade, the ash dieback debacle and the new €83m genotyping scheme.
25 May 2023 News
Review begins of hedgerow removal and land drainage rules
The review begins with the opening of a stakeholder consultation on the rules this Thursday.
29 March 2023 Reseeding
Farmers need more information on new species
Aidan Brennan says there is a lack of independent information on variety performance when it comes to multispecies.
Efficiency in rush control with water bodies in mind
Rushes can require frequent controlling to keep them at bay, but at the same time, farmers need to be conscious of water bodies.
Counting carbon and pollution with drones
In December, two of the Footprint Farms were surveyed by LiDAR as part of the Signpost Programme. The rest will be surveyed before the end of the year. Ellen Durkin reports.
22 February 2023 Footprint Farmers
Farmer Writes: old order has changed, it's now all about the environment
Five tonnes per acre of golden wheat, after a full pesticide programme, piling into the grain tank on an abnormally hot harvest day still excites me.
18 January 2023 Farmer Writes