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John Deere updates walker combines
Gary Abbott
Deere has replaced its T500 and T600 combines with four T5 five-walker and four T6 six-walker models. Updates include the X9 cab, a new engine, larger grain tanks and enhanced precision ag technology.
Barley, deficiencies and no artificial fertiliser
12 June 2024 News
Barley, deficiencies and no artificial fertiliser
In this installment of Accompany the Agronomist crops in Co Laois were looking well, but some issues needed attention.
Teagasc’s campaign urges quicker adoption of water quality measures
12 June 2024 Nitrates
Teagasc’s campaign urges quicker adoption of water quality measures
A seven-year campaign launched by Teagasc, in collaboration with sector stakeholders, aims to improve water quality and help secure practices such as the retention of the nitrates derogation.
Överum turns over a new sod
Following the sale off New Hollands plough division, Överum Industries has been established to supply dealers with ploughs and spare parts as well as reintroduce the Överum and Agrolux brands.
12 June 2024 News
Farm walk: premium and cover crops, slurry and time management in Waterford
Premium crops and biodiversity are just two of the topics that will be explored on the Footprint Farmers farm walk next week.
11 June 2024 News
Bean crops due a fungicide in the coming days
Spring beans are generally treated with a fungicide at the start of flowering to prevent disease building up on the crop.
11 June 2024 News
Listen: A new crops course in UCD
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast we chat to Cathal McCabe who works on crops research and lecturing in UCD.
10 June 2024 Podcast
Spring barley crops need care this season
Spring barley crops need a little bit of attention in the colder weather to make sure that they are not stressed.
9 June 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: in the fields in Co Cork
On this week’s podcast, we chat to an agronomist in Co Cork and a farmer in Co Wexford to hear what’s happening in the fields.
6 June 2024 News
Organic farming in the heartland of tillage country
Gavin Tully is an organic tillage farmer near Camolin, Co Wexford. Niamh Murphy explains why he made the switch.
5 June 2024 News
Weed watch: alarming increase in herbicide resistance
It is more likely for blackgrass and Italian ryegrass samples to be resistant to one or more herbicides than not, writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc.
5 June 2024 News
Rat’s tail fescue: an unusual and very difficult-to-control weed
Rat's tail fescue can become dominant where ploughing is not practiced due to limited effective chemical options, writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc Oak Park.
4 June 2024 News