Crops and field margins in Waterford
Siobhán Walsh
Pádraig Connery is aiming to improve the three pillars of sustainability – economic, environmental and social – on his farm in Clashmore, Co Waterford.
12 April 2023 Crop protection
Know your growth stages: efficient timing is everything
Plant protection products should be applied at the correct timing. Identifying growth stages can be difficult.
Plant counts can help to improve establishment
Plant counts are a simple and easy tool to help to examine how successful plant establishment was.
Managing the risk of further fungicide resistance
Cereal growers have a lot to content with this year but essential measures to ensure the continued effectiveness of our limited fungicide arsenal must not be forgotten, writes Steven Kildea.
13 April 2022 Crop protection
Prolonged activity, low rate and more diseases: Adepidyn
The advent of Adepidyn will bring another very useful disease control tool to the market, if and when it arrives.
13 April 2022 Crop protection
Are you planting a new crop into grass?
Lodging is when the crop falls over making it difficult to ripen, harvest and putting it at at a risk of sprouting.
30 March 2022 Crops
Restricted expansion scope for organic cereals
Ciarán Collins of Teagasc pointed out that demand for organic oats for Flahavan's had actually “maxed out”.
24 November 2021 News
Management of herbicide-resistant blackgrass
As growers become increasingly aware of the existence of blackgrass, the worry grows as to how it can be controlled. Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar AV outlines the options.
27 October 2021 Husbandry
Getting to know the basics of cereals
Cereals as a primary food are the biggest user of agricultural land in the world.
25 June 2021 Crops
Tillage gets increased area for 2021
The area sown to cereals and other agricultural and field horticulture crops has increased by 1.9% in 2021, with the area sown to cereals up 3.71%.
23 June 2021 Crops