Beating the winter performance woes
Declan Marren
The first winter period is often where stock fall behind target which can result in a delayed slaughter date. Declan Marren writes.
21 July 2022 News
Massey Ferguson adds new features to flagship four-rotor rake
Massey Ferguson has announced a range of new features with the aim of boosting productivity and improving ease of use on its widest four-rotor rake.
13 July 2022 Schemes
22,922 applications to fodder Support scheme
There have been an additional 8,736 applications submitted over the last two weeks.
Ireland needs to increase tillage area - McConalogue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has said we need to increase the area planted to tillage in this country.
13 July 2022 News
World’s biggest forage harvester set for Irish debut on Farmhand stand
Farmhand will be showcasing the Krone Big X 1180 at the FTMTA show for the first time in Ireland, the world’s largest forage harvester.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Irish debut set for Fendt’s new wagon and tractor series
Fendt is set to showcase its recently launched forage wagon, the Tigo 65 VR.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Pöttinger to launch 10-rotor tedder alongside new grassland kit
Pöttinger will be displaying a large selection of new grassland and tillage equipment at next week’s show including a new 10-rotor tedder and its new Jumbo forage wagon.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Ten steps to grazing forage crops
On farms where forage crops will be grown for the first time, outlined are some tips to follow.
6 July 2022 Fodder
Fertiliser and feed savings from fodder and catch crops
Fodder crops have many advantages from providing extra fodder on farm to saving nutrients.
6 July 2022 Fodder
How and when to sow forage crops
Forage crops should be relatively low-input, so try to keep costs down when sowing. You may have enough machinery to do it yourself.
6 July 2022 Fodder
What fodder and catch crop options are out there?
Siobhán Walsh shares a quick guide to some of the fodder and catch crops which farmers might consider growing this season.
6 July 2022 Fodder
GrassCheck records higher yields in 2022
Livestock farms participating in the GrassCheck programme have recorded higher grass yields year on year from April to June.
6 July 2022 Northern Ireland