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Tillage management: final sprays on cereals
Siobhán Walsh
Spring cereal crops are coming to the final fungicide stage. Consult with your agronomist on what is needed as crops will vary.
Tillage Management: fungicides and farm walks
12 June 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: fungicides and farm walks
There is plenty to be done on tillage farms at present. Spraying fungicides is one of the priority jobs on a number of crops.
Tillage management: plenty of yellow leaves
5 June 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: plenty of yellow leaves
Yellow leaves are in spring cereal crops as barley yellow dwarf virus has infected plants. The virus is spread by aphids.
Tillage management: busy time for spring crops
Tillage farmers are busy managing spring crops and drier weather appears to be on the way to help with this.
29 May 2024 Husbandry
Tillage management: weed control and BYDV prevention
Aphids are visible on many crops. An aphicide and herbicide may be applied at the same time to spring cereal crops.
22 May 2024 Husbandry
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
Tricky season means plenty of tricky decisions
There are a lot of decisions to be made in both winter and spring crops at present from aphicides to fungicides, writes Siobhán Walsh.
15 May 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: planting, fungicides and bird food
Another spell of good weather looks to be on the way, and tillage farmers will be busy making the most of it.
8 May 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: power of work done, more to do
There has been a huge amount of work carried out on tillage farms in the last week, but there is more to be done.
1 May 2024 Husbandry
Tillage Management: wonderful weather for tillage farmers
Tillage farmers are very busy in the fields as they take advantage of the good weather to plant spring crops.
24 April 2024 Husbandry
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
Remember to use up these products during 2024
There are six active ingredients going off the market in 2024. Many of these are in products that are commonly used.
19 April 2024 Crop protection