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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.
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
A re-run of the farm hazardous waste collection scheme will provide farmers more opportunities to dispose of a range of hazardous wastes across ten sites in the coming months.
By Andy Doyle on 07 September 2017
Significant leaf damage is not what one expects following the application of a fungicide mix to help protect plant leaves.
By Andy Doyle on 03 August 2017
The recent criteria agreed for to define an endocrine disruptor is likely to remove many actives from the market in time but other actives may be removed for different reasons.
By Andy Doyle on 08 August 2017
Research is confirming the presence of resistance to four different groups of chemistry in many major grass weeds in Irish fields .
By Andy Doyle on 31 July 2017
Fresh petition targets Roundup in crops as glyphosate talks set to resume
An Irish campaign group is gathering signatures to call for a ban on glyphosate use on cereals.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 July 2017
Open days over the past few weeks revealed the investment in R&D by public and private companies and the challenges to chemical use in the future.
By Andy Doyle on 13 July 2017
The Animal and Plant Health Association is warning farmers that MCPA is not the only spray in danger of being restricted.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 06 July 2017
Almost 80 spray ingredients are under threat from tighter Brussels rules on pesticides.
By Andy Doyle on 06 July 2017
The decision on the criteria to define potentially harmful endocrine disruptors would appear to effectively seal the fate of many current EU pesticides.
By Andy Doyle on 04 July 2017
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