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Crop protection information for tillage farming from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest tillage farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the tillage farming sector.
Our high dependence on pesticides should provide a big cost incentive to minimise our dependence on them.
By Andy Doyle on 01 December 2016
Metaldehyde is an important input in agricultural systems. It is said to only affect molluscs, is nearly 100 years old, has no risk of resistance and was originally used as an energy source.
By Andy Doyle on 17 November 2016
The arrival of the new Arylex active is a welcome addition for the control of many ALS resistant weeds.
By Andy Doyle on 10 November 2016
News of new families of actives to control resistant weeds, aphids and septoria, helps to provide confidence in the future for tillage farmers.
By Andy Doyle on 17 September 2016
New rules pertaining to glyphosate use pre-harvest bans use on food crops, bans total crop desiccation in feed crops and only allows use for the control of target weeds in non-food crops.
By Andy Doyle on 18 August 2016
Keeping out unwanted species which could impact on plant health is an important part of the EU plant health programme.
By Andy Doyle on 30 June 2016
Political ideology has now moved to become a significant blocking influence in the EU's authorisation process for active substances.
By Andy Doyle on 16 June 2016
The protein crop top-up has been quite successful in increasing the production of field beans and, in this article, John Carroll of Teagasc, Oak Park, provides management advice based on research.
By Andy Doyle on 26 May 2016
Problems with products such as MCPA in water in recent years have led to product and label changes that farmers must be aware of.
By Contributor on 26 May 2016
Increasingly stringent registration standards have led to the loss of many crops uses for the insecticide Aphox.
By Andy Doyle on 12 May 2016
A cold spring followed by a period of substantial growth is likely to result in rapid stem extension, weaker stems and lodging risk - so careful use of growth regulators should be considered.
By Andy Doyle on 12 May 2016
Being able to identify the correct timing for the T1 fungicide on wheat helps to make the full programme fit together better.
By Andy Doyle on 05 May 2016
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