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Tillage
Tillage Podcast: farming for Dyson, Irish crop returns and awards
Siobhán Walsh
This week’s Tillage Podcast features the head of agronomy of a 35,000ac farm, undesirable figures on Irish tillage farming and some good news on whiskey.
7 February 2024 News
Tillage farmers face €7,500 weather hit
Tillage farmers are facing into a year of huge financial losses and policy and regulations are increasing problems on farms.
7 February 2024 News
Farmer protests sweep across Europe
Anne O'Donoghue and Noel Bardon examine the spread of farmer protests across the EU and what drove protest action in the EU agricultural powerhouses of Germany, France, Poland and Belgium.
Tillage farm incomes to plummet
Wet weather is causing havoc on tillage farms and rules and regulations are adding to problems as farmers assess whether to resow or not.
7 February 2024 News
Watch: farmers protest in Ghent and Brussels
The impact of EU policy on farming has not been taken account of, farmers say, as they protest in Ghent and Brussels.
1 February 2024 News
Performance and prospects less exciting at farm level
The successful agri-food processing industry is underpinned by consistent supply from Irish farms and that is vulnerable.
12 January 2024 News
‘Politicians should cherish their farmers’
An annual farming conference took place at the University of Oxford last week.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Environmental farm actions need separate budget to CAP - Gorman
Francie Gorman made the comments in his presidential address at the IFA AGM, as he officially took up the role of IFA president.
9 January 2024 News
Wool co-op would 'diversify' Roscommon farm incomes
The People's Transition Roscommon Farmers report has been in the works since December 2022.
27 December 2023 News
Colm McCarthy: what Census 2022 tells us about Irish farming
The decline in Ireland’s reliance on agriculture is long established and reflects trends which have driven urbanisation and economic development across Europe and north America.
27 December 2023 Viewpoints
Eight decades of farming through the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal
Caitríona Morrissey looks back at the key farming and political developments documented in the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal since the first edition was published in 1948.
27 December 2023 News
Where did tillage incomes finish in 2023?
There was a big difference in how tillage farms performed in 2023, with some returning a negative margin and others returning a profit.
23 December 2023 News