From the Tramlines: Poor weather delays drilling in the north
Stephen Robb
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Derry, Meath and Carlow. Spring sowing is largely wrapped up in the south and east, but poor weather has caused delays in the north.
9 March 2022 Neven
Neven Maguire: start your day the right way
It’s important to eat a good hearty and nutritious breakfast in the morning. Here are two options that are different to your usual cereal and/or toast, writes Neven Maguire.
9 March 2022 Husbandry
Tillage Management: moving into the busy time now
While cold is still slowing growth, good ground conditions should be used to get basic fertiliser applied.
Aldi signs White’s Oats in £5m deal
White’s Oats, currently supplying Aldi under the Kavanagh’s brand, is Ireland’s largest breakfast cereal producer.
14 February 2022 News
Spring barley and oat variety options for 2022
Stephen Robb runs through spring barley and oat variety options for 2022.
9 February 2022 Crops
Fane Valley-Drummonds joint venture takes effect
The Northern Ireland headquartered and farmer owned co-op completes the acquisition of a 50% stake in Drummonds.
2 February 2022 News
My Farming Week: Kevin Scully, Vicarstown, Co Laois
Kevin Scully is an organic farmer from Co Laois. He mills his own oats on the farm and sells products all over the world.
2 February 2022 News
Glanbia caps gluten-free oats tonnage
New customers and products mean renewed optimism in Glanbia for gluten-free oats for the coming year.
19 January 2022 News
Five new cereal varieties this spring
Five new varieties have been added to this year’s spring cereal recommended list.
12 January 2022 News
Five new varieties added to the spring recommended lists
Five new varieties have been added to this year’s spring cereal recommended list, which was recently published by the Department of Agriculture.
7 January 2022 News
Spring cereals: variety choice is essential
Choosing a variety that suits your farm and system is essential. Take time to go through the recommended lists.
Fane Valley Drummonds joint venture: what it means
It was recently announced that Fane Valley is to take a 50% stake in Drummonds. Phelim O’Neill explores how this fits with Fane Valley businesses and Andy Doyle examines what’s in it for Drummonds.
29 December 2021 News