Tillage Podcast: 90% not planted as unharvested payments announced
Siobhán Walsh
This week's show covers topics from winter plantings and aid payments to controlling grass weeds on your farm.
15 November 2023 News
Ploughing reduces blackgrass incidence by 69%
Research from ADAS shows how different cultural control methods impact blackgrass incidence in winter wheat crops.
15 November 2023 Viewpoints
Straw shortage is not a surprise
Crops are not emerging and tillage farmers are in a real crisis financially and looking at unharvested cereals, potatoes and beet.
Understanding the enemy that is blackgrass
Sarah Cook from ADAS gave her top tips on blackgrass control at the Teagasc grass weeds conference.
12 November 2023 News
Straw prices surge as supplies tighten
Price quotes for straw have increased during the autumn as bales are in short supply
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Herbicides becoming ineffective on grassweeds
Teagasc held its first grass weeds conference this week. Researchers and farmers spoke throughout the day.
8 November 2023 News
Major grass weed conference to be held in November
Teagasc will host the first Grass Weed Conference for tillage farmers in Ireland on Wednesday, 8 November.
29 October 2023 News
Straw imports 'extremely' worrying – Teagasc
Imports of straw pose a phenomenal risk to tillage and grassland farms if the product contains blackgrass, as this is an invasive weed.
25 October 2023 News
Tillage Management: rain stops winter cereal plantings
Tillage farmers are making the most of every planting window, as short as they are, to get winter cereal crops into the ground.
18 October 2023 Husbandry
Differing rules do not help control invasive weeds
There are different rules for different schemes and the end result is poor control of grass weeds, which ultimately is bad for tillage farming.
11 October 2023 News
Purchasing seed that reduces weed risks
Purchasing seed which has been tested for grass weeds is important as it can reduce the risk of bringing weeds on to your farm.
19 July 2023 News
Can you identify the key grass weeds in tillage crops?
Correct grass-weed identification is critical for making decisions on weed management and control writes Vijaya Bhaskar of Teagasc.
21 June 2023 Crops