Watch: robotic seeder and weeder scoops NPA machine of the year title
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott spoke with Pat Kenny of IAM Agricultural Machinery to find out more about the solar-powered FarmDroid robotic seeder and weeder, which won NPA machine of the year.
21 September 2022 News
Fears mount farmers will be excluded from energy scheme
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar confirmed to the Irish Farmers Journal that an energy scheme for farm businesses will “help with electricity bills” in the coming months.
19 September 2022 News
Pearson Milking Technology wins at Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena awards
The winners of the 2022 Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena awards have been announced. They will showcase their inventions at this week’s Ploughing.
Building on the friendship of Bergin and Allen
The National Ploughing Championships has inevitably morphed and changed to mirror developments in the agricultural industry but the event remains a crucial gathering place for rural Ireland.
17 September 2022 News
Ploughing 2022: how to get to Ratheniska
The National Ploughing Championships for 2022 will return to Ratheniska, Co Laois. Here are the routes to take depending on where in the country you’re travelling from.
16 September 2022 News
‘Hopefully there’ll be droves of people’ – NPA president
President of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) James Sutton speaks to the Irish Farmers Journal as the final preparations are made for Ploughing 2022.
15 September 2022 News
Countdown on for the return to Ratheniska
Almost 40km of trackway has been laid at the Laois site, with over 300,000 people expected to pass through the gates over the three day event.
15 September 2022 News
Football training’s off, but there’s a shed to raffle
The locals can’t train during the ploughing, but they’re trying to increase funds as 300,000 people descend on their home patch.
14 September 2022 Dealer
Ploughing preparations a week ahead of schedule - NPA director
The launch of the National Ploughing Championships took place in Ratheniska on Tuesday 6 September.
7 September 2022 News
Ploughing 2022 officially launched in Ratheniska, Laois
In the national ploughing stakes, a particularly strong programme has attracted entries from all around the country and Northern Ireland.
6 September 2022 News
Republic of Ireland takes European ploughing titles
The Republic of Ireland team was successful at the European Ploughing Championships held in Co Derry at the weekend.
6 September 2022 News
300,000 expected at Ploughing 2022
With four weeks to go, it will be the first time in three years the Ploughing exhibition will take place.
24 August 2022 News