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Weekend weather: changeable with heavy showers and some dry spells
Niamh Murphy
Met Éireann has forecast mixed and changeable weather for the weekend, with longer spells of rain at times, some heavy. There will be dry spells too with sunshine, and it will become drier early next week.
12 June 2024 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: weather and income insurance
It would be a pity if the report of the Food Vision tillage group was left to gather dust as the party political machines prepare for the looming general election.
29 May 2024 News
Crops and field margins in Waterford
Pádraig Connery is aiming to improve the three pillars of sustainability – economic, environmental and social – on his farm in Clashmore, Co Waterford.
Tillage Management: aphids, final fungicides and planting
Some tillage farmers are still planting, while others are moving onto controlling aphids and weeds in spring cereals.
15 May 2024 Husbandry
Search for crop protection details online
This is a handy tool for farmers to use when spraying, walking crops and when filling out crop records.
7 May 2024 News
Digital data: how new technologies can help growers make better decisions
Conor Kehoe, Irish Farmers Journal tillage reporter and PhD student at UCD, provides an overview of his research on digitisation in crop production as part of a European project.
1 May 2024 News
Identifying crop growth stages is tricky
It’s important to be able to identify crop growth stages in the fields. This year is particularly challenging, as crops are so variable.
28 April 2024 News
How to identify young grass weeds in your tillage crops
Correct identification of young grass-weed plants is crucial to developing the best control measures in the current season and beyond, writes Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar.
21 April 2024 Crop protection
Top tips for crop establishment in a difficult spring
Dermot Forristal of Teagasc, Oak Park, shares his top tips on cultivations and establishment in the current weather.
17 April 2024 Husbandry
Search for crop protection product details on the go
This tool will come in handy while on the tractor spraying and deciding on final rates to apply. All the information will be at your fingertips.
17 April 2024 Crop protection
Examine your varieties closely
Knowing what your varieties’ strengths and weaknesses are is essential to be able to manage your crop correctly throughout the season.
15 April 2024 Crop protection
Barley responds to good management - a certainty among the uncertainties
Barley can deliver high yields, even in a season like 2024 when you don't expect it, writes Tom McCabe.
13 April 2024 Crop protection