Tillage Management: harvest, whole crop and assessing crops
Siobhán Walsh
As harvest approaches for many farmers, it is important to be prepared and also to assess crop performance.
2 July 2024 Management
Reseeding opportunities in July
July is a good month to reseed less-productive swards on suckler farms, with plenty of time for new grass to establish before autumn.
26 June 2024 News
Anger over grazing rules for cover crops
Rules around grazing cover crops will 'turn farmers off planting' as farmers wonder 'where is the science behind these rules' and who is 'making them up'.
Five tips for reseeding grassland
Reseeding unproductive swards offers a good return on investment. Outlined are five tips for reseeding.
8 June 2024 Grass & feeding
Goodyear to begin manufacturing low sidewall technology tyres in France
Goodyear Farm Tyres has opened a new Low Sidewall Technology development centre in France and will begin the manufacturing and customisation of wheel and tyre assemblies at the start of April.
20 March 2024 News
Home Farm: spring work restarts
We are continuing to buy in young cattle as we sell beef out and with the slurry in the slatted houses now reasonably under control, things are more comfortable than they were even 10 days ago.
13 March 2024 Viewpoints
Vaderstad Spirit fits the bill for Wexford farmers
In 2020, Curracloe Farms made the decision to upgrade to a 6m Vaderstad Spirit seed and fertiliser disc drill, Gary Abbott caught up with Simon Donohoe to find out how the drill has performed.
13 March 2024 Farm machinery
Big variation on area grazed from farm to farm
Declan Collins on what farms need to do to ensure they have enough grass in April.
6 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Big boots allowing Wexford farmer to sow more winter corn
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Wexford tillage farmer John Hayes, who put a set of 1250/50 R32 wheels under his John Deere 6250R for sowing winter corn.
31 January 2024 Farm machinery