Torquey 201hp four pot Valtra punching above its weight
Peter Thomas Keaveney
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.
22 November 2023 Farmer Writes
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.
19 November 2023 News
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.
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
Delivery of Forestry Programme from a tree nursery perspective
Teige Ryan, chair of SEEFA and director, None so Hardy Nurseries, explains why existing barriers will need to be removed if forestry activity is to be stimulated.
20 September 2023 Forestry
Farmer Writes: reasonably well on track despite the weather
Farmer James Strain has his second-cut silage done and his slurry out, despite the poor ground conditions and wet weather.
8 September 2023 News
Watch: Kverneland unveils new front hopper, power harrow and coulter set-up
Kverneland took the wraps off its latest generation of new kit at an event in Germany last week, ahead of showcasing it at Agritechnica in November.
30 August 2023 News
IFA calls for extension to upcoming ACRES deadlines
Deadlines for the establishment of protected margins and the sowing of suitable seed mix must be extended, according to the IFA.
28 August 2023 News
Winter barley: quality of six rows and BYDV-tolerant varieties improving
Winter barley varieties are showing plenty of potential from grain quality to barley yellow dwarf tolerance.
12 July 2023