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Winter cereal area falls by 30% - Department
Anne O'Donoghue
Overall, the country’s tillage area is back 1% to 334,450ha in 2024.
30 June 2024 News
What is the protein payment likely to be?
The protein payment may disappoint tillage farmers this season as more area moves into protein and protein cereal mix crops.
11 June 2024 News
Bean crops due a fungicide in the coming days
Spring beans are generally treated with a fungicide at the start of flowering to prevent disease building up on the crop.
Breeding kicks off in Tullamore Farm
Breeding has begun on the beef suckler herd in Tullamore, while lambs receive their first run through the handling unit.
26 April 2024 Tullamore Farm
April beans: the big planting question
Many farmers are wondering what crops to plant as the season moves on. In this article, we examine the costs involved with spring beans.
10 April 2024 News
Ground conditions most important when planting beans
Beans are a really good option for growers as they provide a break crop in the rotation and do not require any artificial nitrogen.
27 February 2024 News
Tillage farm incomes to plummet
Wet weather is causing havoc on tillage farms and rules and regulations are adding to problems as farmers assess whether to resow or not.
7 February 2024 News
The potential to increase the value of Irish protein crops
Research is ongoing to create new valorisation opportunities for Irish pulses.
7 February 2024 Crops
2024 protein payment offers insurance
The protein payment offers farmers a secure income which is not dependent on yield or crop price.
23 January 2024 News