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Irish drinks taking prime spots on US shelves
Siobhán Walsh
Irish drinks brands are taking up some of the prime positions on supermarket shelves in the US, a recent visit showed.
More virus resistance and tolerance in winter barley
13 July 2024 Varieties
More virus resistance and tolerance in winter barley
New winter barley varieties nearly have to carry protection against barley yellow dwarf virus as well as high yield and good grain quality.
Watch: harvest 2024 kicks off in Cork
12 July 2024 News
Watch: harvest 2024 kicks off in Cork
More harvesting is expected over the weekend as Met Éireann forecasts highs of 20°C and dry conditions.
Tillage Podcast: varieties, trials and cereal breeders
We report from the Irish Seed Trade Association open day this week. We chat to a trials manager and talk to a cereal breeder from Europe.
11 July 2024 News
IAM celebrates 40 years with Hardi in Ireland
IAM Agricultural Machinery and Danish sprayer manufacturer Hardi celebrated 40 years of a partnership in Ireland with an event last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney attended.
10 July 2024 News
File going to DPP for Lithuanian GPS thief
Aurimas Sulcius, a Lithuanian national with no fixed abode, has pleaded guilty to burglary on a premises in the Naul, Co Dublin, which took place on Sunday, 30 June.
10 July 2024 News
Hurler is coming off the ditch
With 14 varieties of spring barley in seed production farmers are spoiled for choice for the 2025 season.
10 July 2024 Varieties
Recommended lists publication needs to be earlier
In recent years the publication of the recommended lists has been delayed and this is impacting on farmers ability to choose varieties with all the information to hand.
10 July 2024 Varieties
More variety in spring beans market
There is a bit more variety in the spring beans seed area this year with some good varieties coming down the line.
10 July 2024 Varieties
Combining modern tech with older kit
Gary Abbott caught up with Andrew Shorten of Vantage Ireland, resellers of FarmTRX combine yield monitors to find out more about the process involved in retrofitting a yield monitor and its benefits.
10 July 2024 Farm machinery
Choosing the right variety for your farm is essential
Varieties are the first line of defence when it comes to disease control and yield. They need to be chosen carefully.
10 July 2024 Varieties
IFA seeks compensation for unharvested potatoes
Due to the poor weather conditions in recent months, potato growers are under stress to try and get sufficient yields and good quality products.
10 July 2024 News