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Commissioner Wojciechowski to address world potato congress in Dublin
Rachel Donovan
The 11th World Potato Congress is taking place in the RDS from 30 May to 2 June.
4 May 2022 Dealer
Will there be a tillage summit?
A tillage summit was mentioned at the third meeting of the national fodder and food security committee.
4 May 2022 Markets
Potato area expected to be down this year - IFA
IFA potato market report 04.05.22.
This week in photos: fieldwork, feeding and moving
Our top photos from the past week include a reseeded field getting sprayed, pedigree Hereford cattle moved from a field that will be used for silage, Rooster seed potatoes being planted and more.
1 May 2022 News
Healthy range of potato chemistry in the pipeline
BASF recently revealed its range of new potato protection products in the pipeline, writes Stephen Robb.
27 April 2022 Crops
Many potato growers will not plant this year without supports – IFA
Both retailers and the Government have a role to play in ensuring potato growers remain viable this year, the IFA has said.
25 April 2022 News
Solar solutions for potato stores
Potato stores require large amounts of energy, so is solar PV an attractive investment? Stephen Robb investigates.
20 April 2022 News
Potato planting draws to a close in parts of the country
Some growers have finished planting, while some are being reminded to plant for their individual markets.
20 April 2022 Markets
Managing potato late blight
Potato late blight continues to be a major challenge for potato producers. In this article Steven Kildea outlines current and historic developments and reveals details of a new blight prediction model
13 April 2022 Crop protection
This week in photos: feeding hill sheep and clover farm walks
Our top photos from the past week include hill sheep farming before lambing, clover farm walks, feeding ewes, planting potatoes and one of the farms affected by a proposed Limerick to Cork motorway.
10 April 2022 News
Watch: this week in photos - potatoes, ploughing, barley and fertiliser
Our top farming photos from the past week include Markies potatoes being set, ASN fertiliser being spread to a crop of Ariella and Planet spring malting barley being set in Co Cork.
3 April 2022 News