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Tillage
Tirlán to double gluten-free oat production
Siobhán Walsh
Due to increased demand for oat products, Tirlán is increasing its production of the crop in 2023.
1 February 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: a man of straw
It seems there’s poor organisation in straw deliveries, and farmers are often left with bales carried over until the following year.
25 January 2023 Crops
What varieties will you grow this spring?
Choosing a variety that suits your system and can help to cut inputs is essential. Take time to study the lists.
Two new spring barley varieties listed by Department
The Department of Agriculture has released its recommended lists of spring cereal varieties for the 2023 season.
19 January 2023 News
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
First carbon-neutral organic whiskey distillery to be built
The distillery will use barley and oats grown on Curraghmore Estate where the distillery and visitor centre will be built.
30 October 2022 News
My Farming Week: Dean Hall, Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo
Dean is a full-time tree surgeon but is farming around 200ac on which he finishes cattle and sheep and sows tillage.
26 October 2022 News
New gluten-free oat contracts available from Tirlán
The need for an additional 1,000 acres of gluten-free oats for 2023 will provide opportunities for a number of grain growers.
10 October 2022 News
Grain prices hit record high
The two main grain-purchasing co-ops announced record harvest grain prices earlier this week .
5 October 2022 News
Tirlán announces record grain prices for 2022
Tirlán has announced its grain prices for the 2022 harvest. Co-op members may also be eligible for a trading bonus on these prices. Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh report.
5 October 2022 News
Dairygold announces €302/t for 2022 feed barley
Dairygold is the first co-op to finalise its grain prices for harvest 2022. The Munster-based co-op is one of the biggest buyers of grain in the country.
4 October 2022 News
Home Farm: Winter approaches
Beef farmers' attitudes to autumn supplementation while cattle are still at grass vary.
28 September 2022 Viewpoints