Farm Programmes
From the Tramlines: 100mm of rain in Donegal as harvest nears in Leinster
Siobhán Walsh
This week we speak to growers in counties Laois, Donegal and Wexford and there is a big difference between crops across the country.
15 June 2022 Sustainability
On farm with the soil farmer of the year
This mixed farmer is doing some simple things that work on his farm and are making a big difference from clover establishment to animal health.
Weather allows spraying to finish up
The weather has become more settled and allowed farmers to get out to spray some of the final fungicides this week.
My Farming Week: Alan Hurley, Derrivereen, Rossmore, Clonakilty, Co Cork
Tillage farmer Alan Hurley has been producing more barley for whiskey production over the last four years.
15 June 2022 News
Tillage Management: kinder weather has helped progress
Drier and calmer weather has made it easier to get out to fields in recent days, and allowed spraying to be carried out.
15 June 2022 Husbandry
Open day to show agronomy and machinery demos
The Drummonds open day will have trial plots and machinery demos. There will be also be an opportunity to discuss grass weeds, liquid fertiliser and forage crops.
12 June 2022 News
Tillage Management: plenty of work to be done
Unsettled weather has made it difficult to get work done, but more settled weather is reported to be on the way.
8 June 2022 Husbandry
Crop on Camera: paintbrush stage means T2 time
The awns are out on this crop in Co Wexford and Teagasc adviser Eoin Lyons explains how it will be treated at the T2 fungicide timing.
7 June 2022 Crops
Tillage podcast: increased area, decreased price and yellow leaves on barley
Keep up with the latest action in tillage with the Irish Farmers Journal Tillage Podcast.
2 June 2022 News
Niall Deacon, Ballinlug, Killane, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Niall is a sheep and tillage farmer in the sunny south-east, however his stock always come first in the mornings.
1 June 2022 News
Season moving quickly to final sprays
Rapid growth in recent weeks has helped to quickly bring crops to their final fungicide timing.
1 June 2022 Husbandry
Irish whiskey industry says it will buy more Irish grain
Irish whiskey producers have set out a roadmap with actions they will undertake to improve sustainability.
30 May 2022 News