Tillage Management: planting, rules and ploughing
Siobhán Walsh
Dry weather over the last while has been a help in the fields. There are a lot of dates and rules to remember at present.
12 November 2023 News
Understanding the enemy that is blackgrass
Sarah Cook from ADAS gave her top tips on blackgrass control at the Teagasc grass weeds conference.
25 October 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: This autumn is best forgotten
Tillage and beef farmer Gerald Potterton writes about the autumnal weather and its impact on fieldwork.
Is once-off ploughing an option for min-till or direct drill users?
Dermot Forristal, a researcher at Teagasc, Oak Park, weighs up the pros and cons of ploughing fields in a wet year when you are generally using low-disturbance tillage to establish crops.
18 October 2023 News
Irish ploughers retain world champion titles
The World Ploughing Contest took place in Kuldiga, Latvia, from 13 to 14 October.
16 October 2023 News
Smart tech solution for off-grid energy
The PowerBox off-grid power unit was recently demonstrated on the Irish Farmers Journal stand at this year’s National Ploughing Championships. Here’s what it can do.
14 October 2023 Renewables
Agtech shines when agriculture faces biggest challenges
Agriculture is facing some of its biggest challenges to date but the pace of technology innovation will help farmers face those challenges head on.
11 October 2023 Agri Technology
Watch: how will Ireland’s AD industry work
Stephen Robb talks to IFA environmental committee chair Paul O'Brien and CTO of Carbon AMS Pat Harte about the emerging Irish AD model and the opportunities for farmers.
11 October 2023 Renewables
Department spend at Ploughing nears €300,000
Spending at the Ploughing has continued to increase for the Department of Agriculture.
4 October 2023 News
New rules tillage farmers need to remember
There are a host of new rules that tillage farmers need to contend with on farms, and it is extremely hard to keep up with all of these rules, Siobhán Walsh writes.
4 October 2023 News
Bringing tradition back to life in Co Mayo
"What’s striking about the McDonagh’s farm is the range of activities taking place on such a compact area – so many of them familiar to those of us who grew up on Irish farms," writes Brendan Dunford.
4 October 2023 Footprint Farmers
Patron saint of Ratheniska
They voted for Ireland's favourite hymn at the Ploughing last year and this year it's Ireland's favourite saint.
27 September 2023 Dealer