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Tillage
Stressed maize and awn emergence on spring barley
Conor Kehoe
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Kilkenny, Waterford, and Down as sunshine returns and irrigation of potatoes begins in earnest.
26 June 2024 News
An ode to our shearers
Shearing season is in full swing and those who carry out the skilled task deserve some credit where credit is due.
24 June 2024 Podcast
Young Stock Podcast: managing 850 cows in New Zealand
Two years on from first featuring on the Young Stock Podcast, Zac Elkin gives an update on his farming exploits in New Zealand.
UK beef decline to drive Irish import demand
Currently consumption of beef in the UK is higher than production.
19 June 2024 News
One-fifth of tillage farmers expect to lose money in 2024
Of those who said that their tillage area will decrease this year, 15% said it would decrease by over 40%.
12 June 2024 News
Continental testing CO2-neutral tyre production in Portugal
Continental has announced that it is testing CO2-neutral tyre production at its plant in Lousado, Portugal, a site which has an annual production capacity of 18 million tyres.
6 June 2024 News
North Tipp cycle for Liz
There will be bums on bicycles from 7am to 7pm to raise funds for Milford Care Centre, in memory of the late Liz Gleeson.
5 June 2024 News
Lakeland Banbridge on sale for £9.5m
The dairy co-op announced last November that it would be selling its Banbridge site
29 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Fertiliser sales back 7%
Sales of protected urea increased by over 35% from 1 October 2023 to 31 March 2024.
29 May 2024 News
Flag leaf sprays on wheat and thriving spring barley
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Westmeath, Down, and Waterford as farmers try to get spraying done between the showers.
29 May 2024 Crops
Open conversations needed to create change
Macra president Elaine Houlihan reflects on the past year as president.
15 May 2024 Community
Increase in low emissions spreading helps reduce ammonia - EPA
Good farm practices are beginning to have a positive impact on emissions, the EPA has said.
10 May 2024 News