Hay

Hay bales: Storage advice to avoid risk of fire

Hay bales: Storage advice to avoid risk of fire

Farmers across the country took advantage of the hot, dry weather over the past two weeks by opting to secure...

July 26, 2022

Machinery Focus: Massey Ferguson adds science to art of tedding

Machinery Focus: Massey Ferguson adds science to art of tedding

In between the bouts of unsettled weather that has marked June so far, there will be many anxiously awaiting the...

June 18, 2022

Pics: Silage fever grips Monaghan as vintage and classic machines get busy

Pics: Silage fever grips Monaghan as vintage and classic machines get busy

A record number of participants took part in a silage cutting event in Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, over the June bank...

June 7, 2017

Video: Drone footage captures the scale of the Australian harvest

Video: Drone footage captures the scale of the Australian harvest

The scale of the 2016 in Australia was caught on camera recently on a farm in Corrigin, in the state...

February 1, 2017

Check out the latest hay and forage equipment from Massey Ferguson

Check out the latest hay and forage equipment from Massey Ferguson

Massey Ferguson recently introduced a full-line up of grassland machinery at the EIMA machinery show in Italy, including mowers, tedders and...

November 25, 2016

Pics: Fendt releases new hay and forage equipment

Pics: Fendt releases new hay and forage equipment

Fendt has recently released it’s new hay and forage equipment, with the range including tedders, rakes and a choice of...

October 19, 2016

Contractor has lucky escape as tractor goes on fire in hay field

Contractor has lucky escape as tractor goes on fire in hay field

A contractor in Co. Wexford had a lucky escape today when the tractor he was driving went ablaze in a...

July 18, 2016

Here’s the official rules for transporting bales on the road

Here’s the official rules for transporting bales on the road

If a farmer or contractor is driving a tractor transporting bales on a trailer it is their responsibility to ensure...

May 31, 2016

Man taken to hospital after crashing into trailer with hay bales

Man taken to hospital after crashing into trailer with hay bales

A man in his mid-30s was taken to hospital on Saturday last, April 2, after the vehicle he was driving...

April 4, 2016

Hay and straw in good demand as farmers house stock – Straw makes €8-15/bale

Hay and straw in good demand as farmers house stock – Straw makes €8-15/bale

Many farmers are housing stock around the country which has increased the demand for both hay and straw. Prices of...

November 27, 2015

Videos: From woolly jumpers to locking horns

Videos: From woolly jumpers to locking horns

The change in the weather in the past week across the country might have had an impact on these sheep...

July 10, 2015

Video: Baling hay for the Aga Khan in Laois

Video: Baling hay for the Aga Khan in Laois

Silage-making has been hitting the headlines in recent weeks, but what about the tradition of square baling? Paul Brennan of...

July 2, 2015

Stunning Coolmore Farm, hay harvest facts 2013

Stunning Coolmore Farm, hay harvest facts 2013

Bloodstock giant Coolmore Farm Stud has set another record, increasing its hay yield by 24pc from 125 bales/ac to 155...

July 19, 2013