Irish Seed Association open day in Co Kildare

Tillage farmers walk through a field of winter wheat at the Irish Seed Association open day in Backweston Farm, Co Kildare. \ Damien Eagers

Conor O'Callaghan, Teagasc, examines spring wheat at the Irish Seed Association open day in Backweston Farm. \ Damien Eagers

European Conservation Agriculture Federations farm visit

Delegates from 14 different countries came together this week for the European Conservation Agriculture Federations AGM in Maynooth and for a farm visit to Norman and Michael Dunnes farm. BASE Ireland represents Ireland at the ECAF.\ Claire Nash

Norman Dunne speaks to attendees on his farm in Co Meath. \ Claire Nash

Norman's sons among the hens. \ Claire Nash

Topping an outfarm in Co Wicklow

Beef farmer Paul Balfe, who runs a calf-to-beef system in Rathvilly, Co Carlow, tops a field on an outfarm in Baltinglass, Co Wicklow. \ Philip Doyle

My Farming Week: Gort Fraoigh, Tuar Mhic Éadaigh, Co Mayo

Sheep farmer Marie Moloney is busy preparing her Mayo Mule ewe lambs for summer sales. \ Michael Mc Laughlin

Marie Moloney. \ Michael Mc Laughlin

Teagasc Signpost Farm walk in Co Wexford

Farmers at the Teagasc Signpost Farm walk on John Crowley's farm, Ferns, Co Wexford. \ Patrick Browne

John Mahon and Shay Phelan at the spring barley. \ Patrick Browne

Eoin Lyons, Teagasc Boortmalt joint programme adviser, Mark Plunkett, Teagasc soil nutrition specialist, with farm owner John Crowley. \ Patrick Browne

Teagasc’s soil researcher Patrick Forrestal. \ Patrick Browne

Mark Plunkett and Eoin Lyons speaking. \ Patrick Browne

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