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Big boots allowing Wexford farmer to sow more winter corn
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Wexford tillage farmer John Hayes, who put a set of 1250/50 R32 wheels under his John Deere 6250R for sowing winter corn.
24 January 2024 Farm machinery
Lamma 2024: Weaving showcases new min-till tine drill
Weaving has added to its tine drill range with the addition of the Lynx model, described as a lighter and more compact alternative to the versatile Sabre model.
24 January 2024 Viewpoints
Fallow payment for cereal sector
UK farmers have the option to get paid for leaving the land idle.
Teagasc warns of 'unprecedented' seed shortage
Teagasc is urging growers to continue to plant winter wheat as the country faces an unprecedented spring seed shortage.
27 December 2023 News
On test: Alpego stone burier showcases huge versatility
Alpego are growing in Ireland, and offered us the chance to get to grips with its latest heavy-duty IZ Inversa stone burier to showcase its versatility. Peter Thomas Keaveney put it through its paces.
20 December 2023 Farm machinery
Watch: Torquey 201hp four pot Valtra punching above its weight
Having bought their first Valtra back in 1999, Eamon and Sean Tracey have stuck with the Finish brand since, and today run five Valtras, including a new N175.
29 November 2023 Farm machinery
Farmer Writes: an unsettling time in the fields
The grassland is more poached than ever before, even though the cattle are housed for over a month.
22 November 2023 Farmer Writes
This week in photos: beetroot crop save, flooding and mart action
Check out our top farming photos from around the country this week, as recent bad weather and flooding leaves some farmers with hard choices.
19 November 2023 News
Agritechnica 2023: Debut for Irish-built integrated twin-seeder setup
Denis Doyle Ltd debuted its fully integrated twin-seeder setup at Agritechnica this week.
15 November 2023 News
Home Farm: Weighing up this year's harvest
The mainline crops are down by about €100/t. Some, such as oilseed rape, are down by much more.
1 November 2023 Viewpoints
Farmer Writes: This autumn is best forgotten
Tillage and beef farmer Gerald Potterton writes about the autumnal weather and its impact on fieldwork.
25 October 2023 Farmer Writes
Tillage Management: wet weather continues to halt work
Tillage farmers have once again been stopped in the fields by wet weather as harvest continues and winter planting begins.
27 September 2023 Husbandry