Watch: harvest 2024 kicks off in Cork
Rachel Donovan
More harvesting is expected over the weekend as Met Éireann forecasts highs of 20°C and dry conditions.
10 July 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from India, Britain, Argentina and New Zealand.
10 July 2024 Varieties
Recommended lists publication needs to be earlier
In recent years the publication of the recommended lists has been delayed and this is impacting on farmers ability to choose varieties with all the information to hand.
Winter cereal area falls by 30% - Department
Overall, the country’s tillage area is back 1% to 334,450ha in 2024.
10 July 2024 News
Cutting edge demos at DLG Field Days event
DLG, the company behind Agritechnica recently hosted its German Field Days event, comprising machinery demonstrations, research trials and trade stands, Dermot Forristal of Teagasc, Oak Park reports.
3 July 2024 Farm machinery
Tillage Management: glyphosate rules, oilseed rape and harvest
Harvest is almost upon many tillage farmers. Weather into next week looks showery for cutting early ripening crops of winter barley.
3 July 2024 Husbandry
Exclusive: cereal production cut forecast, but lower than expected
Cereal area is estimated to have declined. Production is also forecast down, but not by as much as expected.
3 July 2024 News
Claas updates greenline range
Last week Claas launched a suite of updates to its Greenline range, including new mower models, tedders and a new combination baler wrapper. Gary Abbott travelled to South Germany to find out more.
3 July 2024 News
Tillage Management: finishing up on spring cereals
As the end of June draws in, it is time to be finishing up with the sprayer in the spring cereal fields and getting out to walk your crops.
26 June 2024 Husbandry
Cereals down by 10,000ha
Crop area has declined this season by about 6,600ha. Cereals have taken a big drop of 10,000ha in 2024.
19 June 2024 News
Cereals 2024 machinery highlights
Cereals 2024 took place near Baldock, Hertfordshire, last week. Gary Abbott looks at some of the machinery highlights.
19 June 2024 Farm machinery
Drawing bales in the famous Ford 7600
Last week hauling 20 bales up the long climb to the yard with the Fendt 718 while the speed tumbled from 52 to 30kmph, brought me back to the Ford 7600 drawing silage in about 1979.
19 June 2024 Farmer Writes