'A lot of the plastic-covered crops are ready to cut'
Siobhán Walsh
It is important to cut maize crops at the correct time to maximise dry matter yield and energy content.
1 October 2022 News
Agri jobs: agri mechanic opportunity in Offaly
From an agri mechanic role to a dairy farm manager role in Westmeath, there are some exciting opportunities out there this week.
30 September 2022 News
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - suckler cow premium and managing nutrients
The Ploughing is over and now the budget is over so what does it all mean for farmers as September comes to an end for another year?
No problem in funding or supporting the AD sector – Green Party minister
Green Party Minister of State Ossian Smyth has said that anaerobic digestion is a well-understood technology and that there won’t be a problem in funding or supporting the sector.
30 September 2022 News
Boortmalt scraps energy charge but goes back on moisture bonus
Boortmalt is the biggest buyer of malt in Ireland and brought in a controversial energy charge this harvest.
30 September 2022 News
Top tips for increasing biodiversity on your farm
Autumn is an important time for wildlife as they prepare for the winter, so it is recommended that farmers hold off hedge cutting until later in the season.
30 September 2022 Climate and environment
Tillage Podcast: planting, whiskey and what’s in the budget for tillage
On this week’s podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh discuss field work, tillage allocations in the Budget and talk to a head distiller about the importance of Irish barley.
29 September 2022 News
Herbicide sensitivity across the spectrum of grass weeds
The challenges of grass weed control continue to increase as husbandry drives infestation pressure and resistance to herbicides increases. Teagasc' s Vijaya Bhaskar AV reports.
28 September 2022 Husbandry
Your Ploughing solar PV questions answered
Stephen Robb runs through some of the key questions about solar PV systems which were asked at last week's National Ploughing Championships.
28 September 2022 Climate and environment
Atkins Birr to host Pöttinger demo day on Friday
Atkins Farm Machinery, based in Birr, Co Offaly, will host a Pöttinger tillage demo day this Friday 30 September from 11am to 4pm.
28 September 2022 News
Grain Trends: prices lift into another volatility band
Recent currency movements have added to price volatility in grain markets.
28 September 2022 Markets
Tillage Management: temperature drop helps make earlier planting a bit safer
While growers with larger acreages are already planting, waiting until October helps reduce pressures from potential problems like grass weeds and BYDV.
28 September 2022 Husbandry