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Farmers hold the key to retaining freedoms
The Dealer
Farmers want to retain the freedom to farm amid regulatory pressures, but we need to help our case through responsible behaviour.
18 January 2023 Farm machinery
LAMMA 2023: SpreadPoint adds chemical mixing to stainless steel bowsers
SpreadPoint has developed a range of purpose-built stainless-steel water bowsers for road transport, with LAMMA seeing the launch of the bowser with chemical mixing capabilities.
21 December 2022 Husbandry
Use the holiday period to get your records in order
Cold weather has given way to a mild spell yet again, but consider both soil and air temperatures before applying aphicides.
Over one million EU citizens sign petition seeking spray ban by 2035
‘Save Bees and Farmers’ is seeking to ban the use of all pesticides in the EU by 2035.
28 November 2022 News
Kuhn increase capacity of Lexis entry level trailed sprayer range
Kuhn has added a larger capacity Lexis 3800 model to its entry level range of trailed sprayers. Not only increased in size but a number of new features have been added.
24 November 2022 News
Hard decisions about spraying or further planting
Rainfall amounts vary considerably across the country and it is possible that some growers will get more opportunities to plant, but should they?
16 November 2022 Husbandry
Department seeks farmer views on crop and rush spray changes
Any farmer or farm organisation can make a submission outlining their views to the Department on the Commission’s plans to ban the use of sprays in many areas of the country.
14 November 2022 News
SIMA 22: Berthoud unveils front and rear mounted spraying combination
French sprayer manufacturer Berthoud took the wraps off a new front and rear mounted combination sprayer outfit, known as Heracles, at SIMA this week.
9 November 2022 Farm machinery
SIMA 2022: John Deere See & Spray technology makes European debut
John Deere unveiled its See & Spray camera-sensing spot-spraying technology at SIMA 2022.
9 November 2022 News
Proposal to chop straw measure for rush scheme
The Rushes Incorporation Scheme is nothing to do with the IFA deputy president. Rather, it would pay farmers to chop rather than spray rushes.
26 October 2022 Dealer
Link between pesticides and Parkinson’s under investigation
Cork Parkinson's Association says a large proportion of its membership is from the farming community.
8 October 2022 News
Blight warning issued for Cork and Kerry
Met Éireann has said that conditions favourable towards the spread of blight spores will persist in Cork and Kerry for 48 hours.
26 September 2022 News