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Tillage
How much are your crops costing to grow?
Siobhán Walsh
It is essential to know your costs. In this article, Siobhán Walsh looks at the Teagasc crop costs and returns with updated prices.
Tillage management: winter crops will need fertiliser once weather suits
21 February 2024 Husbandry
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.
Tillage management: welcome news on poor crops, OSR agronomy
14 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.
Tillage Management: it’s all about seed
As weather continues to keep farmers out of fields get your seed ordered and have it in the shed during the current shortage.
7 February 2024 Husbandry
Can poultry manure replace bag fertiliser on tillage farms?
Teagasc poultry adviser Rebecca Tierney chats with Teagasc crops adviser John Mahon about the uses and value of poultry manure as a fertiliser.
4 February 2024 Fertilizers
Tillage management: wet weather leaves machinery parked
There is plenty of planning to be done on tillage farms at present. Seed and fertiliser need to be ordered.
31 January 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: soil samples and seed the top tasks
Taking soil samples and ordering seed are the jobs that should be top of the agenda at the minute.
24 January 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: look up the lists and order seed
Its time to get planning for spring cropping, so have a look at the recommended lists and order your seed as soon as possible.
17 January 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: soil sampling, fertiliser planning and spraying
As drier weather comes, there are plenty of jobs to be done on tillage farms in January, from soil sampling to ordering seed and spraying where weather allows.
10 January 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: managing catch crops and upcoming events for your diary
Rain has dominated the forecast, but hopefully drier weather is on the way. There are plenty of events coming up in January.
3 January 2024 Husbandry
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control is going through a mini-revolution. For decades, herbicide was the solution to all weed problems, but this is quickly changing, writes Dermot Forristal, Teagasc Oak Park.
27 December 2023 Farm machinery
Tillage Management: cover crops and testing sprayers
Cover crops can be grazed from 1 January if you have buffers in place. Your sprayer may also be due its test.
27 December 2023 Husbandry