From the Tramlines: rain welcomed in most areas
Stephen Robb
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Dublin, Down and Cork where the arrival of rain has been welcomed. However, more is needed in some areas.
20 April 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: winter crops respond well to kinder weather
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Clare, Wicklow and Tipperary where winter crops, especially winter barley, have responded well to the kinder weather.
13 April 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.
Growing an extra 2.5tDM/ha of grass through overseeding at Gurteen college
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Ken Flynn, farm manager at Gurteen Agricultural College in Tipperary, to talk about the farm’s success at overseeding since 2018.
13 April 2022 Farm machinery
Pöttinger expand Terrasem seed drill range with 8m and 9m models
Pöttinger has expanded its Terrasem seed drill offerings with the addition of the V 8000 and V 9000 8m and 9m models. The trailed range now has four models from 4m to 9m working widths.
24 March 2022 News
Horsch launches new digital connectivity system
Horsch has just launched HorschConnect a new digital system to make the exchange of data between machine and customer as efficient as possible.
9 February 2022 News
New furrow press from Lemken
Lemken has just launched an updated version of its VarioPack front-mounted furrow press, which now comes with hydraulically adjustable steering sensitivity.
22 December 2021 News
From the Tramlines: wet winter weather sets in
Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Wexford, Down and Kerry where wet weather has made fieldwork a challenge
3 November 2021 Crops
EIMA highlights: Alpego showcases prototype self-aligning distribution head
Italian cultivation equipment manufacturer Alpego showcased a prototype electromechanical self-aligning distribution head for its pneumatic seeders at EIMA last week.
27 October 2021 Farm machinery
Kuhn introduces lighter compact option to Venta drill
Kuhn has introduced a new 3m Venta 320. This new lighter and more compact 100 series machine is designed for tractors in the 120hp to 150hp range.
20 October 2021 News
From the Tramlines: autumn weather makes for tight drilling windows
Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Kerry, Donegal and Wexford where wet, autumnal weather is making for tight drilling windows
6 October 2021 Crops
Lemken showcases latest equipment at Cork demo tour
John Deere tractor dealership Farm Power Ltd and Lemken teamed up last week to showcase the German manufacturer’s latest range of cultivation and sowing equipment. Peter Thomas Keaveney attended.
6 October 2021 Farm machinery