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Tillage
Tillage podcast: calling on Minister to declare blackgrass a noxious weed
Siobhán Walsh
On this week's podcast, Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh talk blackgrass control and new directives and schemes.
22 June 2022 Viewpoints
Editorial roundup: the TB of tillage and ACRES of PR but little detail
The case for declaring blackgrass as a noxious weed, little detail in ACRES and why we need to work with the British government on emissions.
22 June 2022 Crops
Minister must declare blackgrass a noxious weed
It is past the time for action from Government on blackgrass control. The problem is only getting bigger as the invasive weed spreads across the country.
Some pictures to help identify grass weeds on farm
Grass weeds are visible in many crops at present and will become more visible in the coming weeks in spring crops.
19 June 2022 News
Grower help needed for blackgrass and Italian ryegrass survey
With a new Teagasc survey on grassweeds about to take place, Andy Doyle spoke to Vijaya Bhaskar and John Mahon to clarify previous findings and discuss the purpose of this new project.
11 May 2022 Husbandry
Be cautious with wildflower seeds
Wildflower seeds are often imported and with little regulation, so it’s important to plant native and Irish-grown seeds if you are planting.
The growing threat of Italian ryegrass herbicide resistance
While many or most cereal growers are aware of the scourge of blackgrass, Vijaya Bhaskar A.V. of Teagasc states that a growing Italian ryegrass problem represents an equally big or even bigger threat.
13 April 2022 Crops
Glyphosate registration up in December 2022
Glyphosate is a herbicide registered in the EU. Its registration is up on 15 December 2022.
13 April 2022 Crop protection