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Machinery
Atkins showcases latest Pöttinger kit
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Atkins Machinery Birr held a Pöttinger working demonstration day in Offaly last week, showcasing the latest in cultivation and seeding kit from the Austrian manufacturer.
5 October 2022 News
Dutch farmers to face phasing out of derogation
The final draft decision from Brussels shows that 2022 will be the final year that derogation farmers in the Netherlands will be permitted to reach the 250kg N/ha granted to Ireland.
5 October 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: soil moisture deficit swept away
Grass growth has been excellent through September, so we’ve made up for a lot of lost ground over the summer.
NI farm leaders positive about future
High input costs were hitting margins on local farms, and this was leading to changes within the industry.
5 October 2022 Northern Ireland
The Big Interview: ‘anaerobic digestion will enhance food production’
PJ McCarthy, the CEO of Renewable Gas Forum Ireland, sees massive opportunity for AD, but now is time to make it happen.
5 October 2022 News
Turning off the chemical nitrogen tap
Aidan Brennan attends a Macra field day on the Foley farm in Waterford that has moved away from chemical nitrogen to grow grass.
5 October 2022 Grass & feeding
Dutch derogation phase-out plans branded a 'sham'
The final draft decision from Brussels shows that 2022 will be the final year that derogation farmers in the Netherlands will be permitted to reach the 250kg N/ha granted to Ireland.
3 October 2022 News
Cross-border trade ‘black hole’ in fertiliser register plans
The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society and Teagasc shared their views on the Department of Agriculture’s planned fertiliser register with TDs and senators.
30 September 2022 News
Budget views at the mart: ‘they haven’t looked after the farmers’
Farmers at Carnew Mart shared their views on Budget 2023, ACRES and the weanling trade. Barry Murphy reports.
30 September 2022 News
Autumn is a crucial time for water quality
The coming months are an important time for water quality. Risks are high for nutrient loss when land is wet and rainfall is more frequent.
28 September 2022 Climate and environment
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief updates from the US, New Zealand, China and the UK.
28 September 2022 World
Origin Enterprises' profits not lost
Origin Enterprises published its financial results on one of the busiest media days of the year but despite Budget 2023, farmers might still take notice.
28 September 2022 News