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.
19 May 2024 Forestry
Putting land into forestry a ‘big leap’ for landowners - Department boss
Brendan Gleeson said that it is “extremely unlikely” that the 8,000ha forestry target will be met, unless there is “an explosion in demand”.
15 May 2024 News
My Farming Week: Jonathan Kelly, Magilligan, Co Derry
Beef and tillage farmer, Jonathan Kelly, is busy getting the last of his spring crops planted and is undertaking several endurance sporting events.
Planting continues on tillage farms
A survey of agronomists across the country has shown that there are still plenty of crops to be planted, but spraying is generally up to date.
15 May 2024 News
Watch: this week in photos - farmers get on with fieldwork
Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers planting potatoes, feeding and moving stock, sowing grass seed, applying lime, spreading urea, some mart action and more.
12 May 2024 News
Strong demand for Teagasc's forestry clinics
Nearly 500 landowners recently benefited from a one-to-one appointment with a Teagasc forestry adviser. The clinics had a focus on forest creation opportunities for landowners.
9 May 2024 News
Grain prices strengthen as planting continues
Grain prices have been increasing in recent weeks, but took significant jumps in recent days.
8 May 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Germany, United States, Australia and Brazil.
8 May 2024 World
Forestry plantings remain on the floor
Unless there is a surge in activity between now and December, the total area planted will fall well below 2,000ha again this year.
8 May 2024 News
Potato planting still behind on a normal year
The wet weather is still having an impact on potato planting, Teagasc has said. They are advising growers to get the main crops in as soon as possible.
8 May 2024 News
Opinion: the future of small-scale fruit processing in Brazil
Molly Garvey, a Nuffield Ireland scholar, visited the small holder co-operative of Sidro Polpas, in the Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil, which made a big impression.
6 May 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: busy days for tillage farmers
This week’s show has an update on fieldwork and the second part of UK farmer Andrew Ward’s talk, along with all the latest news.
2 May 2024 News