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Farmer Writes: Strategies and cotton underpants
Kieran Sullivan
I have previously come across the phrase 'user-centric' at the off-farm job when we talk about designing technology with the user in mind, Kieran Sullivan writes.
23 November 2022 Soils
Examining what cover crops to use to tackle different issues
Cover crops have multiple benefits from protecting soil and water quality to increasing soil organic matter and improving soil health.
Fewer rushes and more nature
In the final part of a three-week series, Peter McCann assesses what ordinary farmers can learn from regenerative agriculture.
Grazing livestock 365-days a year
In the second part of three-week series, Peter McCann looks at how long recovery grazing works in practice.
Earthworm populations indicate soil health
Biological activity within soils has benefits for soil structure, organic matter levels, water infiltration and plant growth.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Carbon initiatives can help you even more than the environment
As we move into a new era of obligatory emission reductions, it is important to realise that increased carbon accumulation in the soil can be worth even more to crop profitability.
Harvest output appears to be improving as it progresses
As harvest progresses there are signs that yields are improving across most of the crops harvested to date.
3 August 2022 Husbandry