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Farm Programmes
Footprint Farms: focus on premium crops in Waterford
Ellen Durkin
Premium crops on Pádraig Connery’s farm have earned him well in excess of €100/ac.
7 February 2023 Husbandry
Advice on keeping sprayers working at optimum levels
Corteva Agriscience has issued advice on sprayer maintenance and the use of its fungicide active Inatreq.
5 February 2023 News
Protein aid subject to changing maximum payment across CAP
The Protein Aid Payment is subject to change across the years of the new CAP. The maximum payment will change each year.
Tillage Podcast: markets, weeds and foliar nutrition
On this week’s show, we report from the CAFRE, UAS and UFU arable conference, which took place on Tuesday 31 January.
2 February 2023 News
Tirlán to double gluten-free oat production
Due to increased demand for oat products, Tirlán is increasing its production of the crop in 2023.
1 February 2023 News
Warning to protect new fungicides on wheat
Steven Kildea presented data on the sensitivity of septoria to different fungicides at the Teagasc national tillage conference last week.
1 February 2023 Crops
Keeping ramularia at bay is tricky
Ramularia is a tricky disease to control. Steps need to be taken to avoid stress on crops in order to control the disease.
1 February 2023 Crops
Survey: bromes the most common grass weed
A survey has found that brome grasses were the most popular grass weed on 103 farms which were surveyed by Teagasc.
1 February 2023 News
Clonbio Group – an Irish company redefining the bioeconomy model
Stephen Robb travelled to Hungary to visit Irish-owned Clonbio Group, a renewable energy and nutrition company which has grown to rival some of Ireland’s major international food companies.
Pöttinger Aerosem VT seed drill
Henry Porter Machinery presented Ireland's first Pöttinger Aerosem VT 5000 5m trailed seed drill combination at last week's Spring Farm Machinery show held at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, Co Antrim.
1 February 2023 News
First new Gen 7 Fendt 700 series lands in Ireland
Fendt took the wraps off its new Gen 7, 700 tractor series last August. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the new 728 Vario, the first of the range to hit the ground in Ireland last week.
1 February 2023 Farm machinery
Improving N use efficiency on tillage farms
Don Somers (tillage farmer), John Pettit and Mark Plunkett (Teagasc, Johnstown Castle) outline how tillage farmers can improve their nitrogen use efficiency.
1 February 2023 Fertilizers