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Best kept under wraps

I text him around noon. “Will I come out to you later?” The sun was shining and the air was warm. In late July, summer had finally arrived. 777 more words

Thin third cut

So here we are, coming to the end of our 2016 harvest with just this grass and a bit of straw left to do. This will be the 4th season since we took on the farm from my father and even though a lot has changed, and plenty scrapped, it seems as though the project list keeps growing. 88 more words


Farmstore August Newsletter


The harvest is upon us and options for utilising grain direct from the combine are being explored,

Home & Dry is a reliable convenient and economical method of treating grain which has many advantages over other methods which include… 189 more words

Farming In Ireland

Spring is on its way! - Brian Frost

The sunshine has been a welcome relief from the wet weather and mud! This being said calving has gone pretty well so far with not many losses of calves or cows. 544 more words


Weed management in retained stubble systems

GRDC stubble management guideline No. 12

To reduce the weed seedbank in a stubble retained system, and inhibit future weed populations that have a negative impact on crop performance, growers can use a combination of cultural, mechanical and chemical weed control methods. 1,071 more words

Weed Management

June on the farm and TB results

Arable news

The peas are growing well. They are already up to head height and flowering which is creating the perfect habitat for bees and butterflies. 812 more words


Feeding lessons learned - John van der Goes

I have just finished watching the end of the first stage of this year’s Tour de France. It looks like another three weeks of getting up each morning and watching the computer while the Tour unfolds. 804 more words