Harvest

Record harvest on the cards for maize growers in Northern Ireland

Record harvest on the cards for maize growers in Northern Ireland

Assuming that weather conditions hold over the coming weeks, maize growers in Northern Ireland can look forward to both a...

September 20, 2021

NFU Scotland launches 2021 harvest survey

NFU Scotland launches 2021 harvest survey

The signs are showing that this year’s harvest has been a good one, but the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland...

September 2, 2021

Harvest update: ‘It’s been a bloody awful harvest weather wise’

Harvest update: ‘It’s been a bloody awful harvest weather wise’

Co. Derry farmer Robert Moore has said “it’s been a bloody awful harvest weather wise” as farmers are struggling to...

September 5, 2020

A millionaire’s view of farming…and the harvest

A millionaire’s view of farming…and the harvest

Jeremy Clarkson is new to farming. The TV host most famously known for a stint on a certain ‘top’ motor...

August 20, 2020

Pocket-sized moisture metre in the corn fields of the US

Pocket-sized moisture metre in the corn fields of the US

A new technology in the US means that corn farmers and seed producers can now use a pocket-sized moisture metre...

June 14, 2020

Grain price: Unsettled, but not going to jump anywhere fast

Grain price: Unsettled, but not going to jump anywhere fast

Unsettled might be a word to describe grain markets this week. LIFFE wheat (November and May) climbed all week from...

September 7, 2019

Tillage focus: Meet a member of the world’s first Hands Free Hectare team

Tillage focus: Meet a member of the world’s first Hands Free Hectare team

Hands Free Hectare (HFH) is the world’s first ever hectare of cereals produced using autonomous machinery. Earlier this year – at...

January 2, 2019

It’s imperative to make safety a priority on our farms at all times

It’s imperative to make safety a priority on our farms at all times

Farm Safety Week 2018 kicks-off next Monday. It’s taking place at a time of year when farmers and contractors will...

July 11, 2018

Potato harvest 2017: ‘One of the worst in living memory’

Potato harvest 2017: ‘One of the worst in living memory’

Potato farmers say they are experiencing one of the “worst harvests ever” with many warning their crops are rotting in...

November 21, 2017

Update: How much are contractors charging to harvest grain?

Update: How much are contractors charging to harvest grain?

With harvesting around Ireland in full swing, AgriLand asked what agricultural contractors are charging for combine harvesting cereal crops in 2017....

July 27, 2017

How much are contractors charging for harvesting cereals?

How much are contractors charging for harvesting cereals?

With harvesting underway in many areas around the country, AgriLand decided to find out what agricultural contractors are charging for cutting...

July 20, 2017

Poll: What can’t you live without on your tractor during the silly season?

Poll: What can’t you live without on your tractor during the silly season?

Farmers and contractors spend a lot of time in the cab of a tractor during the year, especially during the...

July 19, 2017

Cereal crops and potato production estimated to fall in the North this year

Cereal crops and potato production estimated to fall in the North this year

Production levels across all of the main cereal crops and potatoes is estimated to fall in the North this year,...

December 3, 2016

Video: Great footage of over 2,000ac of wheat being harvested in the US

Video: Great footage of over 2,000ac of wheat being harvested in the US

This great footage from the US shows the wheat harvest, on over 2,000ac, on one family farm in Osborne County, Kansas....

October 26, 2016

Student blog: Harvest 2016 means plenty of long hours on 2,500ha tillage farm

Student blog: Harvest 2016 means plenty of long hours on 2,500ha tillage farm

I arrived in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, on July 7 to carry out nine weeks of crop placement on a highly...

September 18, 2016

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Despite harvest troubles in many countries across Europe, the International Grains Council (IGC) is still forecasting a record world grain...

August 31, 2016

Amazing footage shows four Claas combines working together for the harvest

Amazing footage shows four Claas combines working together for the harvest

Harvest 2016 is in full swing across Europe as well as here in Ireland and the footage below shows four Claas...

August 4, 2016

Video: Harvest 16 in full swing on a Co. Meath farm

Video: Harvest 16 in full swing on a Co. Meath farm

Harvest 2016 is well underway across the country, with combines taking to the fields to cut this year’s tillage crops....

July 26, 2016