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Tillage
Winter cereal area decline set to bring huge spring and harvest workload
Siobhán Walsh
Bad weather has resulted in poor winter cereal crop establishment and this will feed into the workload for the season ahead.
10 January 2023 News
Four finalists announced in Dairygold malting barley awards
The winner of the Dairygold malting barley competition will be announced at the Dairygold Annual Tillage Conference on Friday 13 January.
4 January 2023 News
Combine sales down 30% while foragers dropped marginally
New year on year (22 v 21) combine registrations were down 30%, while new forager registrations were down just 2.5% on last year.
Mark it down as a good year in the 2022 crops diary
Weather, price and yields combined to make 2022 a year to remember for tillage farmers.
28 December 2022 Crops
Tillage podcast highlights from the year gone by
This article brings together some of The Tillage Podcast listeners' favourite shows from the year gone by.
24 December 2022 News
Tillage podcast: 2022 from heatwaves to high prices
There’s plenty to be discussed on the final Tillage Podcast of 2022, with a look back on the year and a preview this week’s paper.
22 December 2022 News
French contractor with 1,000 farmer clients
While travelling through western France, Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott visited Hamon et Fils in the Brittany region, a contractor which operates 65 tractors across six depots.
21 December 2022 Farm machinery
Claas hits record turnover but net income down by almost 68% in 2022
Despite increasing sales by 2.7%, Claas’s net income is down significantly, dropping from €272.6m in 2021 to €88.1m in 2022, representing a 67.7% hit in the space of a year.
21 December 2022 News
Farmer Writes: it's been a cracker of a farming year, Santa
If the sucklers go, people’s livelihoods go and Santa, there’ll be no need for you to go out west as it’ll become a wilderness, writes Gerald Potterton.
21 December 2022 Farmer Writes
‘Blinkered vision’ blocking climate change solutions - IGGG
The Irish Grain Growers Group has criticised Government for not developing a Food Vision tillage group.
29 November 2022 News
Tillage podcast: breaking yield records this harvest
From record yields to marketing potatoes there is a lot to talk about on this week’s Irish Farmers Journal Tillage Podcast.
24 November 2022 News
Tillage scheme a positive but leaves farmers in a quandary none the less
With many challenges impacting food production, Rachael Doak wants people to understand how much of an impact politics and war have on farming
23 November 2022 Editorial