You see a lot in a day’s travel
Andy Doyle
Dryness, take-all, crows, mildew, trace elements, tossed crops and variable crop development were among the things I encountered during a recent trip through east Wicklow and north Wexford
2 June 2022 News
Tillage podcast: increased area, decreased price and yellow leaves on barley
Keep up with the latest action in tillage with the Irish Farmers Journal Tillage Podcast.
25 May 2022 Crops
From the Tramlines: mild and damp weather perfect for crops
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Laois, Wexford and Donegal, where the return of mild, damp weather is helping with crop development.
From the Tramlines: gates closed on many winter crops
This week, Stephen Robb talks to farmers from Wicklow, Tipperary and Clare where the gates have now been closed on many winter crops.
18 May 2022 Crops
In The Fields: the makings of a bountiful harvest
In recent years I have come to associate cold springs with higher yield potential and I hope that this one can deliver once again.
11 May 2022 Crops
Keep an eye out for rust diseases
Crown and brown rust were evident on winter oat and barley crops in south Wexford, so these diseases need to be watched.
20 April 2022 Crops
The challenge of controlling BYDV: where do we go from here?
Efforts continue to provide better guidance for growers on the real risk of BYDV infection and the need for aphid control, write Louise Mc Namara and Stephen Byrne of Teagasc.
13 April 2022 Crop protection
Progress in aphid monitoring network
The ability to assess aphid species and test single aphids for virus infection or the presence of resistance genes is adding significantly to our knowledge.
2 February 2022 Husbandry
Tillage conference: growers wanted for aphid monitoring project
Teagasc is looking for tillage farmers to help expand and improve its aphid monitoring network.
27 January 2022 News
Tillage Management: keeping an eye on the weather
Above average temperatures for air and soil during November and December could prove to be a help to a number of pests and diseases this spring.
12 January 2022 Husbandry