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Machinery
Lemken expands mechanical weeders for ridges
Gary Abbott
The Lemken-owned mechanical weeding brand Steketee has recently introduced the EC-Ridger for weed control in ridged crops such as potatoes, and carrots.
Ten tips for establishing clover in autumn reseeds
For farmers reseeding grassland this autumn, outlined are some tips to getting clover established.
3 August 2022 Husbandry
Weed survey and mapping of herbicide-resistant grass weed distribution
We recently outlined an important survey of grass weeds. In this article, Teagasc researcher Vijaya Bhaskar AV presents the results of that large survey of resistant grass weed distribution on farms.
Gardening with Gerry: Beautiful bindweeds
Despite its impressive trumpet-shaped flowers, bindweed can quickly become a nuisance. However, it does have some relatives better suited for the garden writes Gerry Daly.
13 July 2022 Gardening
Time for weed control in grassland
Following first-cut silage, farmers should be thinking about controlling weeds as swards regrow.
28 June 2022 Management
Amazone buys into start-up AgXeed
The Amazone Group has strengthened its commitment to Dutch start-up AgXeed BV following a recent investment in the company. Claas, among other investors, is also involved with the company.
23 June 2022 News
Best advice on weed control in grazing pastures
For a growing number of Irish farmers, Forefront T is the product of choice to control weeds such as docks, thistles, nettles and dandelions in grazing pastures.
Less than a month left to sow wild bird cover
Ground conditions in more marginal areas, which in many years are trickier to navigate, are ideal this year.
6 May 2022 Schemes
Rain was a welcome boost to all crops
While rainfall amounts varied over the weekend, the rain that fell provided a welcome drink for all crops and they instantly looked the better for it.
4 May 2022 Husbandry
Healthy range of potato chemistry in the pipeline
BASF recently revealed its range of new potato protection products in the pipeline, writes Stephen Robb.
27 April 2022 Crops
Drummonds and Teagasc to host crop walk next Tuesday
The walk will take place at their trial site in Termonfeckin next Tuesday 26 April and will focus on winter and spring cereal agronomy.
24 April 2022 News
Traditional hay meadows should be closed by now
There have been some queries regarding whether the closing date of 15 April had been extended in light of escalating input costs, but this is not the case.
22 April 2022 Schemes