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Lovely Laois oats top Tirlán grain awards
Siobhán Walsh
The Tirlán grain awards presentation took place in Portlaoise on Tuesday 20 February.
20 February 2024 News
New research: proving Irish grain has low carbon emissions
Irish oats are close to carbon neutral, according to new research, and the carbon footprint of Irish grain is likely much lower than estimated.
20 February 2024 News
Department awaits Commission response on three-crop rule
The Department of Agriculture has applied for a derogation from the three-crop rule requirements, but has not received a formal response.
Can liquid nitrogen save you money?
Liquid nitrogen is becoming more popular. Brian Reilly of Drummonds offered some advice on the product which he sells at the company’s recent winter conference.
18 February 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: from the three-crop rule to break crop agronomy
On this week’s show, we have the latest from the Department of Agriculture on patchy crops and we report from the BASF technical conference.
15 February 2024 News
Minister must deliver three-crop rule exemption - IFA
Tillage farmers are struggling to meet crop diversification requirements, as bad weather continues to prevent planting.
15 February 2024 News
Department to seek three-crop rule flexibility
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that work is under way to try to get some flexibility on crop diversification requirements, but there is no guarantee that it will come.
14 February 2024 News
See inside the lab that tests your seed
Seed is a hot topic this year as there is a shortage. Over 10,000 tests are carried out on seed by the Department of Agriculture.
14 February 2024 News
Grain Trends: oilseed rape positive beside falling grain market
Wheat prices were not looking good this week. However, oilseed rape gained in recent days and is one to watch.
14 February 2024 Markets
Tillage management: welcome news on poor crops, OSR agronomy
There was welcome news from the Department of Agriculture on poorly established crops this week.
14 February 2024 Husbandry
Exclusive: patchy crops will not be penalised
Here is some clarification on what to do with bare patches and winter crops which did not establish.
13 February 2024 News
Sulphur, seaweed and potash topping trials at Drummonds
The Drummonds trial site is a great resource for the company’s agronomists and customers to base their advice on.
11 February 2024 News