All the latest tillage farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the tillage farming sector.

‘Blinkered vision’ blocking climate change solutions - IGGG
Barry Murphy
The Irish Grain Growers Group has criticised Government for not developing a Food Vision tillage group.
29 November 2022 News
Are maize imports on the rise?
Maize imports were at high numbers from May to September and overall maize imports seem to have returned to high levels.
27 November 2022 News
Minister should fear for tillage sector’s future as farmers do
It is clear that farmers outside of the tillage sector are wondering how farmers will continue to stay in tillage as payments decline.
Tillage podcast: breaking yield records this harvest
From record yields to marketing potatoes there is a lot to talk about on this week’s Irish Farmers Journal Tillage Podcast.
24 November 2022 News
Kuhn increase capacity of Lexis entry level trailed sprayer range
Kuhn has added a larger capacity Lexis 3800 model to its entry level range of trailed sprayers. Not only increased in size but a number of new features have been added.
24 November 2022 News
Market promotion has helped potato demand
The targeting of millennial consumers with a promotional campaign for potatoes has opened up a great value carbohydrate source to them and reversed the consumption decline.
23 November 2022 News
Lemken adds new camera functions to Steketee hoeing machines
Lemken have just introduced a new ‘Combi Cam Mode’ for the Steketee mechanical weeding equipment, which generates a superimposed image for weed detection.
23 November 2022 News
Potato growers need ‘fair share’ of retail price - IFA
The IFA has called for potato growers to receive a fair share of the retail price for their produce and warned of rising input costs and uncertainty.
22 November 2022 News
Record yields put harvest 2022 at estimated 2.42m tonnes
Good weather and increased area made for an enjoyable harvest, which saw record yields hit.
22 November 2022 News
Slow and difficult finish to costly potato harvest
There are still potatoes to be dug across the country and conditions are very wet, making grading and storage difficult.
22 November 2022 News
Tillage events back to in-person normality
There are a number of tillage events coming up in the next few weeks and months, the majority of which plan to be held in person.
20 November 2022 News
Tillage podcast: should farmers be looking into solar and AD?
On this week’s show Siobhán Walsh is joined by Stephen Robb and the pair talk potatoes, winter cereals and renewable energy.
17 November 2022 News