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Tillage
Tillage area increases by over 6% in 2022
Siobhán Walsh
The increase in area was no doubt helped by the Tillage Incentive Scheme launched in March of this year.
11 May 2022 Crops
In The Fields: the makings of a bountiful harvest
In recent years I have come to associate cold springs with higher yield potential and I hope that this one can deliver once again.
11 May 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: wet and windy May spurs hope for good harvest
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Meath, Carlow and Derry, where crops are developing well with the help of moisture and milder temperatures.
Protein-Cereal Mix Crop Aid Scheme to pay €150/ha
A minimum payment rate of €300/ha will still be paid for protein crops, such as beans.
9 May 2022 News
Rain allows crops to shine and impress
Rain was welcome in crops over the weekend and helped to boost growth and allow weeds to emerge.
4 May 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: rain welcomed in most areas
This week Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Dublin, Down and Cork where the arrival of rain has been welcomed. However, more is needed in some areas.
4 May 2022 Crops
Irish wheat production up 68% in 2021 - CSO
Last year saw a recovery in the yields and overall production of all tillage crops, except peas and beans.
27 April 2022 News
Keep an eye out for rust diseases
Crown and brown rust were evident on winter oat and barley crops in south Wexford, so these diseases need to be watched.
20 April 2022 Crops
Prolonged activity, low rate and more diseases: Adepidyn
The advent of Adepidyn will bring another very useful disease control tool to the market, if and when it arrives.
13 April 2022 Crop protection
Peas and beans back on the tillage scheme menu
The Tillage Incentive Scheme stipulation around not having extra protein crops has been removed.
13 April 2022 News
Home Farm: poor clover growth
The long dry spell of frosty nights and northeast winds has left the grassland recovering very slowly after the first grazing which we took in early March.
13 April 2022 Opinion
Is it a tillage scheme at all?
The Dealer was intrigued by the Tillage Incentive Scheme, the terms and conditions of which came out last week.
6 April 2022 Dealer