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From the Tramlines: rain welcome, but ramularia high in winter barley
Siobhán Walsh
Rain was welcomed at the weekend as some crops were in need of moisture. Very few crops have fell with the rain so far.
From the Tramlines: 100mm of rain in Donegal as harvest nears in Leinster
This week we speak to growers in counties Laois, Donegal and Wexford and there is a big difference between crops across the country.
Weather allows spraying to finish up
The weather has become more settled and allowed farmers to get out to spray some of the final fungicides this week.
From the Tramlines: maize, beet and spring cereals all on the agenda
The Tramlines farmers are up to date with work and are watching out for some dry days to keep it that way with spring crops to be sprayed.
8 June 2022 Crops
Weather has been changeable, but work is up-to-date.
The weather has been very changeable over the past two weeks, but the Tramlines farmers are-up to-date with work, writes Siobhán Walsh.
1 June 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: progress in north but rain needed in south
This week we talk to farmers from Donegal, Laois and Wexford. Good progress has been made in Donegal where spring sowing is ongoing. Conditions have turned very dry in Wexford and Laois however.
27 April 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: winter crops up to date as sowing winds down
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Down, Cork and Wexford where most winter crop husbandry jobs are up to date and spring sowing is drawing to an end.
6 April 2022 Crops
New season of From the Tramlines kicks off
Stephen Robb profiles all 12 tillage farmers who are taking part in this year’s From the Tramlines series.
23 March 2022 News