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A Wicklow way of arable innovation
Kelsey Daly
Wicklow farmer Nigel Gillis talks to Brendan Dunford about his fascination with trying new approaches to build more resilience into his farming system.
Winter barley begins to turn as weather improves
19 June 2024 Crops
Winter barley begins to turn as weather improves
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Tipperary, Galway, and Westmeath as preparations begin for harvest.
Tullamore Farm testing the peas and cereal combi-crop mix
12 June 2024 Footprint Farmers
Tullamore Farm testing the peas and cereal combi-crop mix
Kelsey Daly looks at growing a combi-crop mix on Tullamore Farm for high protein silage while reducing the nitrogen input on the farm.
Grain fill underway in winter crops as a harsh wind blows
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Laois, Wexford, and Derry as growth slows and stress begins to show on crops.
12 June 2024 Crops
Potato fungicides and applying slurry to barley
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Kilkenny, Meath, and Dublin, as crops enjoy the recent weather conditions.
5 June 2024 Crops
Flag leaf sprays on wheat and thriving spring barley
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Westmeath, Down, and Waterford as farmers try to get spraying done between the showers.
29 May 2024 Crops
Crops thrive in the sun and showers
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Derry, Galway, and Cork as planting finishes and the focus turns to spraying.
22 May 2024 Crops
Cereal planting nearing completion
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Dublin, Wexford, and Laois as the planting focus turns to maize and vegetables.
15 May 2024 Crops
Awns emerge on winter barley as planting continues
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Kilkenny, Meath and Waterford, as spring planting continues between the showers.
8 May 2024 Crops
Dry weather leads to planting progress on Tramlines farms
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Down, Westmeath and Tipperary where farmers have been busy planting spring crops.
1 May 2024 Crops
Are herbicides effective on broadleaved weeds in your crops?
Effective spring weed control, including of herbicide-resistant broadleaved weeds, requires products with different modes of action, writes Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar.
24 April 2024 Crops
Spring planting finally under way in dry weather
This week, Conor Kehoe talks to farmers in Derry, Cork, and Galway as farmers finally get an opportunity to get fieldwork done.
24 April 2024 Crops