Making sure the tillage toolbox is up to the challenge
Jack Kennedy
Is the 15 t/ha target Andy Doyle talks about achievable with lower artificial nitrogen?
9 November 2022 From the Tramlines
A great year in the Tramlines on yield, price and weather
The Tramlines farmers share their highs and lows of the year gone by and thankfully it’s mostly highs. Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh report.
6 November 2022 News
Watch: what can we do to help soil health and structure?
In this video, Andy Doyle and Dermot Forristal talk about some things farmers can do to improve soil health and structure.
Planting finished on Tramlines farms
Planting has finished up on these Tramlines farms and some herbicides have been applied, but wet weather is making fieldwork a challenge.
2 November 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: a lot planted and more to plant
It’s a busy time on the Tramlines farms and while some have finished planting due to weather, others have more to do.
26 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Weekend rain hasn’t halted winter planting
Growers in counties Cork, Down and Dublin are hoping to finish planting winter cereals in the next week or so as planting continues apace.
19 October 2022 From the Tramlines
New nitrogen inhibitor could make a big difference to tillage
This new product from Corteva could help to reduce nitrate loss to water, contributing to reduced artificial nitrogen use on farms. Siobhán Walsh reports.
19 October 2022 Soils
Watch: Ireland purchases about 0.5% of the world’s fertiliser
Liam Dunphy spoke about fertiliser markets at last month’s From the Tramlines farm walk hosted by the Irish Farmers Journal.
18 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Some sustainable solutions that are on the way
At the recent From the Tramlines farm walk, Liz Glynn of Corteva talked about some of the sustainable solutions coming down the tracks.
16 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Delayed planting and organic manure use
Cereals will be planted and beet will pulled if the weather allows next week on the Tramline farms.
12 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Planting in full swing on Tramlines farms
Planting is well under way on some of the Tramlines farms, while oilseed rape crops are up and looking well.
5 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Planting cereals and harvesting maize and beet
It's all happening on the Tramlines farms this week, from planting winter cereals to harvesting maize and beet.
28 September 2022 From the Tramlines