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Tillage podcast: breaking yield records this harvest
Siobhán Walsh
From record yields to marketing potatoes there is a lot to talk about on this week’s Irish Farmers Journal Tillage Podcast.
22 November 2022 News
Record yields put harvest 2022 at estimated 2.42m tonnes
Good weather and increased area made for an enjoyable harvest, which saw record yields hit.
20 November 2022 News
Tillage events back to in-person normality
There are a number of tillage events coming up in the next few weeks and months, the majority of which plan to be held in person.
Tillage podcast: should farmers be looking into solar and AD?
On this week’s show Siobhán Walsh is joined by Stephen Robb and the pair talk potatoes, winter cereals and renewable energy.
17 November 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: will there be an opportunity to plant?
On this week’s podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh discuss weather, opportunities for fieldwork, targeting 15t/ha on winter wheat and the From the Tramlines summary.
10 November 2022 News
A great year in the Tramlines on yield, price and weather
The Tramlines farmers share their highs and lows of the year gone by and thankfully it’s mostly highs. Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh report.
9 November 2022 From the Tramlines
Planting finished on Tramlines farms
Planting has finished up on these Tramlines farms and some herbicides have been applied, but wet weather is making fieldwork a challenge.
2 November 2022 From the Tramlines
From the Tramlines: a lot planted and more to plant
It’s a busy time on the Tramlines farms and while some have finished planting due to weather, others have more to do.
26 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Tillage Podcast: planting survey results and French crops
We talk planting progress in Ireland and France as weather halts progress with drills across the country.
20 October 2022 News
Weekend rain hasn’t halted winter planting
Growers in counties Cork, Down and Dublin are hoping to finish planting winter cereals in the next week or so as planting continues apace.
19 October 2022 From the Tramlines
Farmers to cut back on winter barley area as planting halted
Winter barley area looks set to fall in parts of the country as growers state their intention to reduce their area for the coming season. Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh report.
19 October 2022 News
Tillage Podcast: planting between the showers
On this week’s show, the tillage team talks fieldwork, rainfall levels, entitlements and the benefits of catch crops.
13 October 2022 News