Potatoes, min-till and minding soil in Tipperary
Niamh Murphy
Will Stokes farms in partnership with his father Paddy in Kilsheelan, Co Tipperary.
10 July 2024 News
File going to DPP for Lithuanian GPS thief
Aurimas Sulcius, a Lithuanian national with no fixed abode, has pleaded guilty to burglary on a premises in the Naul, Co Dublin, which took place on Sunday, 30 June.
10 July 2024 Farm machinery
Combining modern tech with older kit
Gary Abbott caught up with Andrew Shorten of Vantage Ireland, resellers of FarmTRX combine yield monitors to find out more about the process involved in retrofitting a yield monitor and its benefits.
IFA calls for Garda unit dedicated to rural crime
The IFA's call for a dedicated Garda unit focused on rural crime comes after the latest spate of GPS thefts.
3 July 2024 News
Dublin farmers catch and detain Lithuanian GPS thief in the act
A Dublin farming family took immediate action when they realised their farmyard and machinery were being targeted by would-be thieves in the dead of night.
3 July 2024 News
How to: Geotagging photos for TAMS payment
Martin Merrick outlines how to take and upload geotagged photos for TAMS payments, a new requirement brought out by the Department of Agriculture.
26 June 2024 Buildings
Busy Fendt 516 answers all the needs of Longford calf-to-beef farmer
Having considered owning a Fendt for some time, Co Longford calf to beef farmer, Des Beirne upgraded to a full spec Fendt 516 Vario in 2022, 2,500 hours on Gary Abbott finds out how it has performed.
29 May 2024 Farm machinery
Krone takes wraps off 15.7m four-rotor rake
With a working width of up to 15.7m (51.5ft), Krone claims its new four-rotor rake, the Swadro TC 1570, is the largest in the world.
8 May 2024 News
Urgent meeting sought with Minister for Justice over farm crime
During a meeting this week farmers spoke of crimes ranging from threats, illegal hunting, trespassing, burglary to thefts of machinery, tools and high-value GPS systems.
23 March 2024 News
Horsch sprayer combo great fit for rolling Donegal hills
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with potato and grain grower Jamie Rankin, to find out how his Horsch spraying outfit has performed after its first seasons working on mixed terrain in Co Donegal.
13 March 2024 Farm machinery
Pöttinger adds section control option to Flexcare mechanical hoes
Pöttinger has added the option of section control to its Flexcare mechanical hoe range, with up to 16 rows.
7 March 2024 News
Kellys of Borris takes on four new brands of machinery
At its recent open days, Kellys of Borris announced that it would be taking on four new brands of machinery, some for national and the remainder for localised distribution.
28 February 2024 News