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Machinery
Erth Engineering to showcase secondary hopper
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Erth Engineering will be unveiling a secondary hopper on its Agriseeder to allow the machine to disperse two products at once, either into the airstream or broadcasted onto the surface.
14 September 2022 News
New tillage business starts up
The news business will have a focus on variety and seed choice, along with renewable energy and anaerobic digestion in particular.
13 July 2022 Animal Health
Valuing genetic improvement
As a new season approaches, it is important that growers be aware of the variety options and the traits they carry.
Mary’s Garden: Creating a sensory garden at home
Mary Keenan explains how to create the benefits of a sensory garden at home.
6 July 2022 Gardening
12 spring barley varieties on the seed availability list
Here are the spring cereal seed availability lists for the coming season. They are subject to change, but give a good idea of what will be available.
5 July 2022 News
Here are the winter cereal varieties available for next season
The winter cereal seed availability figures give an indication of which varieties will be hard to get and which will be easily available next season.
3 July 2022 News
Gardening with Gerry Daly: potato vine and cuckoo spit on lavender
The potato vine or the potato jasmine vine, Solanum jasminoides, is so named because it has starry flowers that resemble jasmine.
22 June 2022 Gardening
Native Oaks vulnerable to non-native moth
Irish trees are battling Dutch elm disease, ash dieback and horse chestnut bleeding canker, but Niamh Kelly warns readers to also be vigilant for the oak processionary moth species.
15 June 2022 Forestry
How best to manage clover seedlings
It's a critical few weeks for fields over-sown with clover, writes Aidan Brennan.
15 June 2022 Management
Using clover to replace nitrogen
Aidan Brennan reports from the launch of the new Teagasc Clover 150 group on the O'Dea farm at Kilteely in Co Limerick.
1 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Dairy management: how to look after clover seedlings
Clover seedlings are at a delicate stage and need to be looked after, writes Aidan Brennan.
23 May 2022 Management
Russia destroys national plant gene bank in Ukraine
Russia has destroyed a valuable resource of plant and crop genetic material in Ukraine, having previously used it for the benefit of its own farmers.
18 May 2022 News