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.
12 July 2024 News
Weekend weather: highs of 20°C on Sunday
Met Éireann has revealed a combination of dry conditions, sunny spells and scattered showers over the weekend, with highest temperatures reaching 20°C.
10 July 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: harvest, whole crop and assessing crops
As harvest approaches for many farmers, it is important to be prepared and also to assess crop performance.
Combining modern tech with older kit
Gary Abbott caught up with Andrew Shorten of Vantage Ireland, resellers of FarmTRX combine yield monitors to find out more about the process involved in retrofitting a yield monitor and its benefits.
10 July 2024 Farm machinery
Tillage Podcast: yield estimates, cover crops, varieties and plans
This week’s Tillage Podcast looks at grain and straw production estimates. We chat to Seedtech’s Tim O’Donovan and have all the latest tillage news.
4 July 2024 News
Clarity needed on tillage actions ahead of planting
Tillage Industry Ireland has said that farmers need clarity on schemes ahead of the planting season which will start in August.
3 July 2024 News
Grain Trends: oilseed rape jumps as production estimated down
Markets were more positive this week, with wheat relatively stable and oilseed rape climbing higher due to expected declines in production.
3 July 2024 Markets
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
My Farming Week: Norman Dunne, Owenstown, Maynooth, Co Kildare
Norman Dunne and his father Michael used to operate a conventional tillage system, before moving to direct drilling in recent years.
3 July 2024 Feature
Trailer numbers to be in place by harvest 2026
Trailer numbers are to be put in place to help with identification and traceability as part of the Irish Grain Assurance Scheme.
2 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
Boortmalt malting barley price - where it stands now
Those supplying malting barley which is eventually sold to Boortmalt follow an averaging system to calculate the harvest price.
25 June 2024 News