Tillage Podcast: pesticides and politics - reporting from Brussels
Siobhán Walsh
On this week’s Tillage Podcast, we’re reporting from Brussels and talk field work back home and low grain prices.
24 May 2023 News
Accompany the Agronomist: sowing, spraying and minding stressed crops
Last Thursday, the Irish Farmers Journal headed to Wexford to walk crops with George Blackburn of Cooney Furlong Grain as part of the Accompany the Agronomist series.
24 May 2023 Markets
Grain Trends: Matif below €230/t with generally good crop reports forecast
Crop reports are generally good and, at present, supply does not look like an issue in grain markets. Prices moved down again over the last few days.
Wheat prices hit low of €245/t
Grain prices have been on a downward trend and hit a low this week, one year on from when they reached a peak.
24 May 2023 News
Tillage Management: Disease, beet sprays and BISS applications
Drier weather is helping to slow down disease in crops, but it’s busy for tillage farmers. BISS applications should be a priority this week.
24 May 2023 Crops
Tillage TAMS now open for applications
The Tillage Capital Investment Scheme is now open for applications. Applicants will be eager to submit their paperwork, as the scheme is one of the last to open.
23 May 2023 News
Save the date for Crops and cover crop cultivations this June
There will be all sorts of machinery on display and we'll talk seedbeds, cultivation methods and all things cover crops on the day.
21 May 2023 News
Tillage Podcast: walking crops in Co Wexford
Hear how crops are looking in Co Wexford, as well as all the latest tillage news and what’s in this week’s paper.
18 May 2023 News
Nitrogen fertiliser sales back 56%
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has released fertiliser sales figures from 1 October 2022 to 31 March 2023.
Grain Trends: no big changes as record crops forecast
Prices peaked on Monday, but dropped back down the next day. The latest report points towards increased production.
17 May 2023 Markets
Tillage Management: get herbicides and fungicides out while the weather allows
The weather has been good this week and looks like there will only be light rain in parts at the weekend. Use the time to keep crops on track with herbicides and fungicides.
17 May 2023 Husbandry
Record global wheat and maize crops forecast
Record crops are forecast for wheat and maize, while there also looks to be good oilseed supplies coming.
16 May 2023 News