Cultural leatherjacket control proves a success
With no chemical control options available for leatherjackets, lessons can be learned from organic farmers who’ve perfected cultural control techniques for dealing with the pest.
Watch: growers still awaiting final Diquat decision
As the industry awaits a decision on the on renewal of the key desiccant active Diquat, potato growers fear that the loss of active will have serious implications for the management of their crops.
Forage opportunities should be considered - Forum
Teagasc’s Crops Forum in early September majored on the impending fodder crisis and possible long term options for tillage farmers.
From the tramlines: ground conditions remain good as sowing gathers pace (video)
This week we revisit growers from Carlow, Tipperary and Donegal where great progress has been made with autumn planting.