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Tillage
Decent winter crops but fields remain saturated
Conor Kehoe
This week, Conor Kehoe chats to farmers in Waterford, Meath, and Kilkenny as they hope for an improvement in the weather.
3 April 2024 Crops
Spraying and spreading in difficult conditions
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Tipperary, Down, and Westmeath as growers try to get up to date on winter crops.
27 March 2024 Crops
Ground conditions causing fieldwork backlog
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Cork, Galway, and Derry as growers battle poor ground conditions to get fieldwork done.
From the Tramlines returns for 2024
From the Tramlines is back for another year, with farmers set to share what's happening on their farms in the coming season. Conor Kehoe will keep you up to date each week.
20 March 2024 Crops
To replant or not to replant?
Thin winter crops need to be assessed in the coming weeks before action is taken.
7 February 2024 Crops
Is wheat the future for the Irish distilling sector?
Diverse domestic grains are being examined to see if they provide an opportunity for the Irish drinks industry in a collaboration between SETU and Teagasc.
7 February 2024 Crops
The potential to increase the value of Irish protein crops
Research is ongoing to create new valorisation opportunities for Irish pulses.
7 February 2024 Crops
Keep crop rotation in mind this spring
The Teagasc National Tillage Conference heard of the importance of crop rotation last week.
6 February 2024 News
2023 - a perfect storm of poor prices, weather and yield in the Tramlines
This week, the From the Tramlines farmers give their highs and lows of an extremely challenging year, Conor Kehoe reports.
1 November 2023 Crops
Potato harvest and cereal planting halted by rain
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Kildare, Wexford, and Westmeath, where harvesting and drilling took place before Storm Babet arrived last week.
25 October 2023 Crops
A lot of work completed, more to do
This week, Conor Kehoe chats to farmers in Dublin, Tipperary, and Carlow, as the pressure is on to plant cereals and harvest forage crops.
18 October 2023 Crops
Planting begins but more dry weather needed
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Down, Galway and Cork where winter barley is beginning to be planted.
11 October 2023 Crops