Tillage farming

The latest tillage news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all crops and growing news developments in the tillage farming sector.

Tillage
Keeping disease out of spring barley crops
Siobhán Walsh
It is easier to keep disease out of crops than to control it. It is also important to avoid stress on plants.
 
 
Tillage management: weed control and BYDV prevention
Aphids are visible on many crops. An aphicide and herbicide may be applied at the same time to spring cereal crops.
Tillage Management: aphids, final fungicides and planting
Some tillage farmers are still planting, while others are moving onto controlling aphids and weeds in spring cereals.
Grain Trends: markets jump with weather news
Grain prices jumped this week, as concerns over weather and crop yields hit markets. Siobhán Walsh reports from the US this week.
Grain Trends: prices soaring in recent weeks
Grain markets are looking positive at present. Weather is affecting markets, as crop conditions come into focus.
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Derry, Galway, and Cork as planting finishes and the focus turns to spraying.
Cereal planting nearing completion
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Wexford, and Laois as the planting focus turns to maize and vegetables.
Net loss of €173/ha through use of Supersoil fertiliser - Teagasc
A recent organic spring oats trial has shown no improvement in crop yields where Supersoil was used in comparison to a trial plot receiving zero fertiliser.
Motion-sensor cameras capture elusive wildlife species on Footprint Farms
Selecting a winning photo was no easy task due to the rich diversity of wildlife captured on camera, writes Emma Hart.
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Derry, Galway, and Cork as planting finishes and the focus turns to spraying.
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in sunny Waterford
On this week’s show, we chat to a Waterford farmer and have a report on crops across the country from agronomists.
Cereal planting nearing completion
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Wexford, and Laois as the planting focus turns to maize and vegetables.
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Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urged
Heightened risks of soil and slurry contamination in first-cut grass silage after the wet winter will require extra vigilance with silage making this season, an expert is urging.
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Irish beef sales in Britain still growing
Bord Bia meat and organics market specialist Seán Deane reports that Irish beef sales in Britain continued to grow in the first two months of 2024, building on last year's strong performance.
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Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBale
In Clogheen, Co Tipperary, Thomas Moloney, alongside his father Jim, has been steering the family business through the evolving landscape of Irish agriculture for over six decades.
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How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farm
DURA² fencing provided John Paul Bennett and his wife Laura with a durable and environmentally friendly fencing solution for their home and farm.
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