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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.
Accurate records of pesticide purchase, use and inventory are essential to avoid cross-compliance penalties. Stephen Robb outlines what you need to know.
By Stephen Robb on 02 January 2018
Plant protection is becoming a bigger challenge as chemical actives are removed, biological agents are not yet field-ready and new plant breeding tools are denied to EU plant breeders.
By Andy Doyle on 14 December 2017
Agrifac assembles big and sophisticated harvesting and spraying machinery for the Dutch and export markets.
By Andy Doyle on 22 December 2017
With so little weed control done on winter cereals, the arrival of Zypar provides a wide-window option for broad-leaved weed control in winter cereals, writes Andy Doyle.
By Andy Doyle on 30 November 2017
While the loss of glyphosate would heavily affect farming, the ongoing debate outlines the hypocrisy of EU systems and spells big problems for pesticide use in the long-term.
By Andy Doyle on 16 November 2017
Off-label authorisations are critical for plant protection in minor crops and it is hoped that the establishment of the Minor Uses Coordination Facility will further help EU producers.
By Andy Doyle on 09 November 2017
If glyphosate is removed from the EU market, many consumers and voters will have a difficult job killing unwanted weeds.
By Andy Doyle on 01 November 2017
Yet another race of yellow rust has been identified, which can overcome variety resistance to that disease.
By Andy Doyle on 19 October 2017
Many aspects relating to food production and the food chain were discussed and debated at Bayer’s Future of Farming Dialogue 2017.
By Andy Doyle on 05 October 2017
The loss of IPU for grass weed control in winter cereals will mean pre-emergence spraying, higher cost and the need for help using cultural controls.
By Andy Doyle on 25 September 2017
The long-awaited registration of Isoclast adds another chemical class to our control options.
By Andy Doyle on 11 September 2017
New insecticides are a rare occurrence so it is good to have isoplast registered for use, even with a limited application window.
By Andy Doyle on 07 September 2017
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