Sustainable use of sheep dips to protect efficacy
Martin Merrick
A recent animal health event organised by Quinn’s Chemist, Crossmolina, Co Mayo majored on the sustainable use of sheep dips to safeguard their availability and usefulness.
20 September 2023 News
European Commission proposes to renew glyphosate for 10 years
Around 60% of glyphosate used by Irish farmers is on grassland and it is also utilised for weed control on tillage farms.
20 September 2023 News
Pesticides found in bee pollen - Trinity study
The study took into account residues in crop pollen at 12 sites in Ireland and in pollen collected from honey bees and bumble bees from the same sites.
EFSA review points way to EU keeping glyphosate
While delays in EFSA’s assessment of the chemical had left it possible that glyphosate would no longer be available for use by the EU’s farmers, a new report suggests otherwise.
6 July 2023 News
Keeping up-to-date on chlorine-free detergents
David Gleeson from Teagasc Moorepark, outlines some of the key lessons when using chlorine-free wash routines.
28 June 2023 Moorepark
Willow cuts methane by 27%, NI study finds
An event to mark the end of the ArcZero project was held at Brook Hall Estate near Derry.
21 June 2023 Northern Ireland
Lemken investing in a mechanical future without sprayers
Lemken have set its sights on moulding a crop care future manufacturing mechanical weeding equipment. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to the Steketee factory in the Netherlands to find out more.
26 April 2023 Farm machinery
My Farming Week: Peadar Whyte, Naul, Co Dublin
Fourteen members of the Whyte farming are farming wheat, barley, oats, beans, oilseed rape and potatoes in north Dublin.
26 April 2023 News