Farm Programmes
Plenty of variety to help all aspects of sustainability on farm
Siobhán Walsh
Pádraig Connery is the latest of the Footprint Farmers to be introduced to readers. He farms mainly tillage, with some beef, in Co Waterford.
5 January 2022 Crops
CAP: new policies set to force many changes
A number of different deductions will be made from entitlement values as we enter the new CAP.
24 November 2021 News
Webinar: tillage input costs and returns for 2022
Stephen Robb and Andy Doyle are joined by industry specialists to discuss the challenges facing tillage farmers in 2022 in terms of rising input costs and their returns.
Diversity essential on Louth tillage farm
Gareth Culligan is ahead of the game when it comes to cover crops and bringing diversity to the soil on his tillage farm where he is cutting chemical inputs.
17 November 2021 Footprint Farmers
‘Tillage farmers should be eligible for Origin Green’ - IGG
Bord Bia must recognise the carbon credentials of Irish grown feed, to help win the battle of climate change, according to Irish Grain Growers group.
2 November 2021 News
Burren Winterage Weekend to take place in two weeks
The annual event is held to coincide with the ancient harvest feast of Samhain, which marks an important turning point in the farming calendar.
6 October 2021 News
Glanbia grain price positive for tillage sector - IFA
The IFA has said, despite the encouraging grain price, farmers need to look at their production costs and consider the forward grain prices available.
24 September 2021 News
Remove discrimination for the self-employed – IFA
The IFA has said the Government must step up and put action and money behind the rhetoric for Budget 2022.
22 September 2021 News
Farmer Writes: Wheat yields so far are more than I budgeted for
Gerald Potterton farms tillage and some beef in Kildalkey, Co Meath.
18 August 2021 Farmer Writes
Reduced production forecasts from supply and demand report
The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report is released each month by the United States Department of Agriculture.
15 August 2021 News
Farm organisations react to 'hijacked' CAP deal
Farm organisations have reacted strongly to the new CAP deal, Amy Forde reports.
30 June 2021 News
Fendt 720: the perfect all-rounder
Gary Abbott caught up with Cork man Richard O’Connor to find out how his Gen 6 Fendt 720 Vario with the recently introduced FendtOne cab has performed since taking delivery earlier this year.
2 June 2021 Tractors