Storms Ellen and Francis have turned a difficult harvest into recovery effort by tillage farmers across the country

A survey carried out by Teagasc advisors on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th of August estimates that 50% of this year’s tillage crops remains to be harvested. The recent storms, Ellen and Francis, brought strong winds and rain resulting in damage to crops nationwide. Many crops have fallen over with the worst affected loosing grain […]

Sowings Ahead Of Schedule As Tillage Farmers Make Most Of Good Conditions

IFA National Grain Chairman Noel Delany has said this has been one of the earliest planting seasons in recent years due to excellent conditions over the last month. He estimates that 90% of the spring crops are planted and the remainder will be finished in the next week. Noel Delany said, “Forward selling is becoming […]