Mixed crops, BYDV levels and yield potential in Louth
Siobhán Walsh
When the Irish Farmers Journal visited Co Louth last week we saw a huge mix of crops from good to poor.
22 May 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: weed control and BYDV prevention
Aphids are visible on many crops. An aphicide and herbicide may be applied at the same time to spring cereal crops.
21 May 2024 News
Kerry farms on show on ITLUS trip
Two farms will be visited on this year’s summer field day, along with Munster Technological University.
Home Farm: what a difference a week of dry weather makes
On the cattle side, this has been the first time this year that we have been able to get out on the grazed paddocks without leaving unacceptable tracks.
1 May 2024 Viewpoints
Cereal production down 21% last year - CSO
Further figures released by the CSO show that in the year to March, the number of cattle slaughtered rose by 1.7%.
25 April 2024 News
Are herbicides effective on broadleaved weeds in your crops?
Effective spring weed control, including of herbicide-resistant broadleaved weeds, requires products with different modes of action, writes Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar.
24 April 2024 Crops
Home Farm: drying out at last
Every fine day is making a huge difference to ground conditions.
24 April 2024 Viewpoints
Examine your varieties closely
Knowing what your varieties’ strengths and weaknesses are is essential to be able to manage your crop correctly throughout the season.
15 April 2024 Crop protection
Watch: this week in photos - farming through the poor weather
Our top photos this week saw some farmers defy the bad weather to plant broccoli, roll land, sow oats and plant potatoes. Our photographers also visited marts, tractor runs, dairy and sheep farms.
7 April 2024 News
Oat juice factory approved in Co Donegal
Errigal Bay, the company set to run the operation, said it will use oats and oilseed rape from Co Donegal farmers.
19 March 2024 News
Tirlán launches Truly Gluten Free drinks in US
This is good news for Irish tillage farmers, as new markets open up for gluten-free oats which offer growers a price premium.
5 March 2024 News
Lovely Laois oats top Tirlán grain awards
The Tirlán grain awards presentation took place in Portlaoise on Tuesday 20 February.
20 February 2024 News