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This week in photos - drought, beans, pumpkins and open days
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Our top farming photos from the past week include milking, drought conditions, rowing hay, pumpkins, Johnstown Castle open day and harvesting beans.
31 August 2022 News
Fendt unveil new generation of large square balers
Fendt has revised its large square baler range for the 2023 season with new features including a new tandem axle, an updated pick-up and smart features.
17 August 2022 Farm machinery
Claas shows off latest wares in Germany
At a press trip in Germany last week, Claas unveiled its latest innovations which included updates across its range of mowers, balers, loaders and combines.
Farmer Writes: ludicrous that farmers will lose out on solar and AD credit
Perhaps it’s time to change the meaning of the old saying to ‘go Dutch’, writes Karen McCabe.
30 July 2022 Farmer Writes
Mixed yield reports as harvest now in full swing
From grain yields and straw prices to stubble cultivation, the Tramlines farmers will keep you informed on how the harvest is progressing.
Straw buyers need to know the value of straw - IGGG
The Irish Grain Growers Group (IGGG) has said that with hay and silage being advertised for €10 more per bale on 2021 prices, straw is a good value alternative.
11 July 2022 News
Technology to the forefront as McHale set for big display of machines
McHale are offering Isobus and Iso-play terminals as an option on a selection of its balers, and will be showcasing this at the upcoming FTMTA show.
6 July 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: battling seed heads and grazing quality
Swards across the country are going to head as the grass plant enters the reproductive phase of its growth cycle.
15 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Grass growth rates take a dip
Average grass growth rates took a dip this week as harsher weather hits home write Aidan Brennan and Martin Merrick
8 June 2022 Grass & feeding
This week in photos: silage season
Our top farming photos from the past week include farmers harvesting grass, baling first-cut silage, a young handlers' workshop at Virginia and more.
5 June 2022 News
Quality not quantity in a second cut
Excellent crops of first-cut silage mean that quality should be the aim in a second cut of silage.
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Five tips for taking out surplus grass
As grass growth pushes ahead of livestock demand, there will be opportunities to take out swards as silage. Outlined are five tips to baling surplus grass.
21 May 2022 Management