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Tillage
Tillage Management: here comes the sun
Siobhán Walsh
Good weather looks to be on the way, and many tillage farmers have already made it out to the fields in recent days.
10 April 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: weather hopefully picking up
The weather is picking up and there is plenty of work to be done on tillage farms, but land will have to dry as well.
27 March 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: fertiliser, fungicides and waiting on fine weather
Tillage farmers should try and have winter crops up to date so they can focus on spring planting when the weather comes.
Rain prevents tillage work as area drops - is a fallow payment needed?
The tillage area is at risk of falling dramatically this year for many reasons. In the UK, a fallow payment is helping to maintain the arable area.
26 March 2024 News
Tillage Management: spreading and spraying to be done. Weather delays sowing
Tillage farmers are still waiting on land to dry out to plant and are struggling to get through jobs like spraying and spreading fertiliser.
20 March 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: some work done, but rain continues
Tillage farmers frustrated at present as spring planting continues to be delayed with St Patrick’s Day around the corner.
13 March 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: weather continues to delay planting
Tillage farmers are severely impacted by weather at present as they cannot spread fertiliser or spray winter crops or start the spring planting season.
6 March 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: fertiliser and waiting on good conditions for beans
Tillage farmers are eager to get into fields, but waiting on good ground conditions is essential to produce good crops.
28 February 2024 News
How much are your crops costing to grow?
It is essential to know your costs. In this article, Siobhán Walsh looks at the Teagasc crop costs and returns with updated prices.
28 February 2024 Husbandry
Ground conditions most important when planting beans
Beans are a really good option for growers as they provide a break crop in the rotation and do not require any artificial nitrogen.
27 February 2024 News
Tillage management: winter crops will need fertiliser once weather suits
Tillage farmers have a busy time ahead once weather dries out with fertiliser and sprays due on winter crops, aside from any spring work.
21 February 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: welcome news on poor crops, OSR agronomy
There was welcome news from the Department of Agriculture on poorly established crops this week.
14 February 2024 Husbandry