Farmer Writes: A busy few days - on the farm and off
James Strain
Catching up on work never seems to go as planned, especially when the work involves quad-mounted sprayers, writes farmer James Strain.
27 April 2022 Farm machinery
Watch: Bobcat sharpens claws with new R-Series telehandler
Bobcat have big plans for its latest new R-Series telehandlers. Peter Thomas Keaveney recently put the latest TL38.70HF Stage V model through its paces.
22 April 2022 News
Fodder shortage forecast in the west as farmers cut back on fertiliser - IFA
The Mayo IFA county chair has called on immediate financial support from both the Government and the EU for farmers in the west of Ireland.
From the Tramlines: winter crops up to date as sowing winds down
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Down, Cork and Wexford where most winter crop husbandry jobs are up to date and spring sowing is drawing to an end.
6 April 2022 Crops
Tillage Management: spring in full swing for now
Spring moves on with spring planting, nitrogen and growth regulation amongst the jobs on the to-do list for the week ahead.
30 March 2022 Husbandry
Dairy management: grazing, lime and milk recording
Aidan Brennan says now is the time to sort out any fields low in soil pH and to do a full herd milk recording
23 March 2022 Management
Beef Management: fertiliser application advice, scour prevention and pain relief
Adam Woods has the latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's beef management notes.
23 March 2022 News
Tillage Management: wet may give way to planting opportunities
While most areas received quite a lot of rain last week, it is possible that planting opportunities could begin to open up on lighter land later this week.
15 March 2022 Husbandry
Watch: long winters in lovely Leitrim
Adam Woods was in Mohill, Co Leitrim, last week for a farm walk on the farm of Gerard Mulligan, Rooskeynamona, Mohill.
9 March 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: ground conditions improving on beef farms
A drier week has seen ground conditions improve significantly with farmers on drier land starting to get stock to grass.
2 March 2022 Grass & feeding
Get fertiliser into yards, advises Yara
The fertiliser market outlook is uncertain, Yara Ireland representatives maintain.
2 March 2022 News
What’s happening on the Footprint Farms?
The Footprint Farmers are making changes on farms to improve sustainability. That includes economic, environmental and social sustainability.
2 March 2022 Footprint Farmers