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Tillage
From the Tramlines: wet and windy May spurs hope for good harvest
Stephen Robb
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Meath, Carlow and Derry, where crops are developing well with the help of moisture and milder temperatures.
8 May 2022 News
This week in photos: Newmarket-on-Fergus Agricultural Show 2022
Our top farming photos from the past week include picking up silage, proposed greenway concerns, planting potatoes, spreading dung and all the action from Newmarket-on-Fergus Agricultural Show 2022.
Watch: JCB launches 173hp 50km/h flagship pocket rocket telehandler
Last week, we travelled to JCB headquarters in England to catch up with JCB’s new 173hp 50km/h flagship Loadall telescopic handler, the fastest and most powerful model the company has ever built.
Westmeath team’s yellow sludge machine
Spreading in excess of 8,000t of sludge annually, this year tillage farmer Paul Owens bought a used TerraGator 2104 self-propelled spreader over a trailed machine.
27 April 2022 Farm machinery
SlurryKat launches new 15m duo dribble bar
SlurryKat has just launched a new 15m ‘Premium Plus’ duo dribble bar, the largest one in the company’s vertical folding range to date.
6 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
Watch: heifers weighed ahead of breeding on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn chats with Shaun Diver to see what’s happening on Tullamore Farm this week.
1 April 2022 News
Women in contracting: Ann Hanrahan, Co Offaly
In 35 years’ contracting, Offaly woman Ann Hanrahan has done it all, from fixing tractors to driving foragers, to sending out the invoices.
30 March 2022 Farm machinery
Contractor fuel surcharges are necessary in 2022 - FCI
FCI is recommending that contractors include a fuel surcharge to their 2022 charges to cope with the huge fuel cost increases.
30 March 2022 News
Watch or listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
It's late March, the weather is up, prices are up, costs are up and, in general, farmers are happy, as a lot of the calving is done and sheep and lambs are getting outside.
25 March 2022 News
Watch: turnout time on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn chats with Shaun Diver to see how the lambing season is going on Tullamore Farm.
25 March 2022 News
Watch: turnout of maiden heifers on Tullamore farm
Niamh Gunn chats with Shaun Diver to see how the lambing season is going on Tullamore Farm.
18 March 2022 News