Tillage Management: unharvested crop inspections and pesticide advice
Siobhán Walsh
Farmers are being visited by inspectors at present and unharvested crops need to remain in place until inspections are complete.
22 November 2023 News
My Farming Week: Christy Kavanagh, Glendarragh, Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow
Christy and his family are in the middle of harvesting 20,000 Christmas trees for the upcoming festive season.
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.
Volatility insurance needed to protect cereal growers - Dempsey
The massive increase in cereal exports from Russia and Brazil has fundamentally altered the global supply situation.
19 November 2023 News
How to apply for unharvested crops payment
Crops cannot be disced or mulched before the Department inspects the crop. If this happens, they will be ineligible for payment.
19 November 2023 News
Weather pushes harvest down 20% - Teagasc report
The area and yield of all cereals are estimated to be down on five-year averages, according to Teagasc's 2023 harvest report.
17 November 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: 90% not planted as unharvested payments announced
This week's show covers topics from winter plantings and aid payments to controlling grass weeds on your farm.
16 November 2023 News
New €1,000/ha payment for tillage farmers with unharvested crops
The minimum eligible area for payment is 2ha and the maximum eligible area for payment is 20ha.
15 November 2023 News
In pictures: 60 strangers save farmer's beetroot crop
The crop should have been harvested in October, but after the severe flooding in east Cork, the Burns couldn’t get back into the field with machinery.
13 November 2023 News
ICSA seeks €250/ha rescue package for tillage farmers
A rescue package needs to respect the scale of the disaster, the ICSA has said. It is proposing a set of payments worth up to €250/ha, to a maximum €10,000 per farmer.
3 November 2023 News
Potato harvest turning into a ‘salvage operation’
A few hard frosts at this point will wipe out entire potato crops, the IFA has warned.
2 November 2023 News
Ireland's vegetable sector is a basket case
If steps aren't taken to protect vegetable growers, the sector is vulnerable to the vagaries of weather and yields.
1 November 2023 Dealer