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Letter regarding the effects of stubble cultivation
Letters to the Editor
"The population of yellowhammers in our area has decreased dramatically" - Leann Buttimer
11 January 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: seed shortage and the need for over-winter stubbles
This week’s show covers everything from birds to spring barley varieties and a seed shortage. We’re joined by Teagasc’s Michael Hennessy.
10 January 2024 News
Endangered birds overwhelmingly favour uncultivated stubble – Cork study finds
The results of this survey show that many endangered farmland birds are dependent on uncultivated over-winter stubble to survive.
Call for rethink on stubble cultivation rules
BirdWatch Ireland has called on the Government to rethink its requirement for stubble cultivation as it provides an important habitat for endangered birds.
10 January 2024 News
Amazone presents new 4m Cenio 4000-2 cultivator
At a press event in Germany, Amazone presented its new Cenio 4000-2, which is a hydraulic-folding 4m mounted cultivator.
6 December 2023 Farm machinery
Sky Agriculture adds mounted models to disc harrow range
At Agritechnica, Sky Agriculture added 3m, 4m and 5m mounted models to its Methys HDS Disc harrow range, which now spans from 3m to 12m.
22 November 2023 Farm machinery
Tillage Management: ordering seed and checking out recommended lists
There is plenty to do in preparation for sowing on tillage farms. Some farmers are of course still finishing off the harvest.
13 September 2023 Husbandry
Tillage Management: sunshine allows for plenty of harvesting and planting
The sunshine and good weather of the past few days has been welcomed by tillage farmers, especially those with spring cereals still to cut.
6 September 2023 Husbandry
Lemken introduces 10m Rubin disc harrow
Lemken has expanded its Rubin 10 disc harrow range, which previously topped out at 7m, with the arrival of a 10m model.
31 August 2023 News
Tillage management: Planting oilseed rape and harvesting the last of the cereals
Tillage farmers have a lot of work to do from harvesting and baling to stubble cultivation and planting.
30 August 2023 News