Tillage Podcast: harvest report, payments and positive EU votes
Siobhán Walsh
This week’s show is packed with news from payments to pesticide votes and the Teagasc harvest report.
22 November 2023 Husbandry
Tillage Management: no update on three-crop rule
There has been no update on the three-crop rule in recent weeks, despite the fall in winter cereal area.
22 November 2023 Viewpoints
Reality bites on farm payments
Changes in the VAT goalposts mean the net cost of some investments have dramatically changed to the farmer.
Let’s ban pesticides - just not the ones you’re thinking about
Dr Edward Straw from Trinity College thinks untrained pesticide users should not be allowed to use pesticides.
22 November 2023 News
Glyphosate licence approval to be challenged in court
The European Commission is expected to decide on a 10-year re-approval of glyphosate in the coming days.
21 November 2023 News
IFA welcomes glyphosate re-approval
The product is critical for managing tillage farms in Ireland and across the EU, the IFA’s grain chair has said.
16 November 2023 Letters
Commission renews glyphosate licence for 10 years
The Commission said that based on the assessment of all available information, there is currently no evidence to classify glyphosate as being carcinogenic.
16 November 2023 News
Sinn Féin calls for glyphosate use on farms only
The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis passed a motion that would retain glyphosate for agricultural use, but not for domestic or municipal use.
15 November 2023 News
Glyphosate ban to reduce wheat yields by up to 30% - ADAS study
Tillage farmers would see major yield and income losses if glyphosate was to be banned in the EU.
20 October 2023 News
Glyphosate approval hangs in the balance
A European Commission proposal to renew the licence for glyphosate for 10 years failed to receive qualified majority backing at a key Brussels vote.
18 October 2023 News
News Podcast: Budget 2024 and falling carcase weights
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
13 October 2023 News
Glyphosate approval hangs in the balance
Approval of glyphosate products such as Roundup must now go to an appeals committee after failing to get qualified majority backing from member states.
13 October 2023 News