Tillage Podcast: tillage needs cash injection
Siobhán Walsh
On this week’s show, we hear the full chat with Pat Ryan of Liffey Mills and John Kealy of Tirlán from last week’s National Ploughing Championships.
27 September 2023 News
Tillage sector seeks exceptional aid package
The tillage sector has come out strongly this week calling for exceptional aid and a stop to land loss from the sector.
27 September 2023 Crops
Combining continues as maincrop potato harvest to begin
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Westmeath, Wexford, and Kildare, where potatoes, spring beans and spring oilseed rape are still to be harvested.
Questions for IFA's Stapleton and Gorman to ponder
With the IFA hustings beginning next Monday, there are a number of questions regarding style and substance for the candidates.
27 September 2023 Dealer
Grain Trends: dry weather tightens wheat, but volatility remains
Grain prices remain volatile as numerous factors affect grain and oilseed markets.
27 September 2023 Markets
Industry wants Irish grain footprint before tillage ‘goes down the swanny’
Here are some of the top tillage quotes from the Irish Farmers Journal stand at the National Ploughing Championships.
27 September 2023 News
Herbicides failing to control annual meadow-grass
Leaving annual meadow-grass or grass-weed control until the spring is the least effective control strategy, which may run the risk of resistance onset, writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc.
27 September 2023 Crops
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
Urgent exceptional aid for tillage sector must be provided - IFA
The IFA has said that the tillage sector is currently experiencing a crisis situation.
26 September 2023 News
Carbon figures needed for Irish grain to make 'strong and loud' claims
Having proper data to back up Irish tillage farming's sustainability credentials will be important to try and deliver farmers a premium price for their grain.
26 September 2023 News
'We don’t bat an eyelid' to grain imports, only beef - Minister
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue had no solutions to prevent land loss from tillage at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
24 September 2023 News
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
A Ploughing special recorded live at Ratheniska on Wednesday this week as farmers and rural dwellers gathered from all corners of Ireland in Laois.
22 September 2023 News