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Tillage
Scope for energy savings on tillage and drystock farms
Stephen Robb
In week two of our energy efficiency series, Stephen Robb and Teagasc’s Barry Caslin look at where energy savings can be made on tillage farms.
21 November 2022 Crops
Gene editing: regulate the ‘product’ not the ‘process’
Moving to regulate the product and not the process is central to Canada’s revised genetic engineering regulations and it seems likely to open the door to significant crop innovation.
16 November 2022 Community
Cash grants for young farmers with plans to use technology
Macra has partnered with RISE to support entrepreneurial farmers.
Making silos smarter with technology
In the final instalment of our innovation series, Stephen Robb talks to Barry and Eileen Finnegan of LvLogics about their innovative new silo monitoring system.
16 November 2022 Feature
IrBEA conference sees industry back biomethane
The 2022 IrBEA national bioenergy conference saw both industry and Government officials back biomethane, writes Stephen Robb.
SIMA 22: New self-propelled Spectre brand enters the market
Excel Industries launched a new brand of self-propelled sprayer known as Spectre at SIMA this week.
9 November 2022 News
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
Almost €250,000 for marts in 2021 ICT scheme
The Department has described the scheme as a very successful one, in which 64 marts have been supported with grant aid of €248,000.
9 November 2022 News
Seawater rice to expand China’s production area
The development of a type of rice that can better cope with high salinity and other nutritional issues in soil will increase the area sown to the crop and the volume of grain produced.
7 November 2022 Crops
Focus on wars, inflation and interest rates
Looking at the main economic and political drivers can help reveal the direction of market sentiment for the years ahead.
2 November 2022 Markets
Clarification on dribble bars needed under new TAMS - IFA
The IFA is looking for clarity on whether dribble bars will be included on the list of investment items in the next Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS).
2 November 2022 News
Lynx to distribute Düvelsdorf in Ireland
Lynx Engineering Ireland has been appointed by Düvelsdorf as the sole distributor of the company’s range of equipment for Ireland.
26 October 2022 News